USS Despatch (1814)

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History
United States
Name: USS Despatch
Acquired: 1814
Commissioned: 1814
Fate: Sold 1820
General characteristics
Type: Survey ship
Tonnage: 50 tons
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Schooner-rigged
Complement: 15
Armament: 2 guns

The first USS Despatch was a United States Navy schooner in commission from 1814 to 1820.

The Department of the Navy purchased Despatch in 1814. The U.S. Navy used her primarily as a survey ship in waters along the United States East Coast.

Despatch was sold in 1820.

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