USS Chippewa (1814)

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For other ships with the same name, see USS Chippewa.
History
United States
Name: Chippewa
Namesake: Battle of Chippawa
Ordered: 15 December 1814
Builder: Adam and Noah Brown and Henry Eckford
Laid down: mid-February, 1815
Fate: Sold, 1 November 1833
General characteristics
Type: Ship of the line
Tons burthen: 2,948 tons
Length: 183 ft 5 in (55.91 m)
Beam: 56 ft 10 in (17.32 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
Armament:
  • (planned)
  • 70 × long 32-pounders
  • 8 × long 24-pounders
  • 28 × 42-pounder carronades

USS Chippewa was a ship of the line for which construction began at the Navy Yard, Sacketts Harbor, New York, after the signing of a contract on 15 December 1814, but the ship was never launched. Uncompleted, the ship was sold on 1 November 1833.

The ship was named for the Battle of Chippawa, fought during the War of 1812.

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