USS Pioneer (1836)

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USS Pioneer
United States
Builder: Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Launched: 1836
Out of service: 1844
General characteristics
Sail plan: Barque

The first USS Pioneer was most likely a barque in the United States Navy, although some reports[which?] classify her a frigate and others[which?] as a brig.

Pioneer was built in 1836 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Commanded by Josiah Tattnall, she carried General Santa Anna to Veracruz from Washington, D.C. in 1837. She most likely left service in 1844.