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USS Concord (I)
Laid down, date unknown, at Portsmouth Navy Yard
Launched 24 September 1828
Commissioned 7 May 1830, USS Concord,
Master Commandant Matthew C. Perry in command
Concord was assigned to the Mediterranean Squadron from 1830 to 1832
West Indies Squadron from 1836 to 1837 and in 1838
Concord served on the Brazil station from 1841 and 1842
On 28 June 1842, Concord was under way proceeding to the island of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic, thence to Madagascar and the east coast of
Africa for the protection of American whaling interests
Concord ran aground on a sand bar, 2 October 1842, at the mouth of the Loango River in the Mozambique Channel
Her crew made determined efforts to save her, but when her captain, CDR. Boerum, was drowned while crossing the bar, LT. J. M. Gardner who succeeded to command, made
the decision to leave the ship in the river, and chartered the Portuguese brig Union to take the crew to Rio de Janeiro
Displacement 700 t.
Beam 33' 9"
Depth of Hold unknown
Draft 16' 6"
eighteen 32-pdr Carronades
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USS Concord (I)
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Last Updated 12 October 2018
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