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NavSource Online: "Old Navy" Ship Photo Archive
Built at Philadelphia in 1795
Launched, date unknown
Placed in US service, date unknown
Captured by Tripolitan corsairs in 1802
Sold to the commercial agent of the Bey of Tunis
Purchased, 27 April 1805, by Captain James Barren at Trieste
Place in service in June 1805 at Syracuse, Sicily, LT. Jacob Jones in command
From July to September 1805 Franklin served as storeship for the Mediterranean Squadron
Departed for the United States 24 September 1805
During 1806 and 1807 Franklin carried supplies, munitions and Marines to New Orleans
Franklin was turned over to the Navy Agent at New Orleans for disposal
Sold, 21 March 1807
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 155 t.
Length 72' 4"
Beam 22' 4"
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
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