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  USS Levant
British sloop-of-war Levant and frigate Cyane were captured by Constitution off Madiera 20 February 1815, as news of the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812 had reached neither the American frigate or the British men-of-war.
Levant was retaken by a British squadron 11 March.
Levant, close in through most of the action, received the major part of the Chinese bombardment, with 22 shot holes in her hull and rigging, one man dead, and six injured.
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 United States Navy [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
USS ConstitutionThe USS Constitution, known as "Old Ironsides" is a wooden-hulled, three-masted frigate of the United States Navy.
USS Merrimack — a wooden warship rebuilt by the Confederates The Confederate States of America (CSA, also known as the Confederacy) was the confederation formed by the southern states that seceded from the United States and existed from 1861 to 1865.
Sank USS Housatonic USS Housatonic was a screw sloop-of-war of the United States Navy, named for one of the rivers of New England which rises in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and flows southward into Connecticut before emptying into Long Island Sound a little east of Bridgeport, Connecticut....
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 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - Chronologies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
USS Dace and Darter attack Atago, Takao, and Maya in Palawan Passage.
USS Princeton sunk east of Philippines, Musashi in Sibuyan Sea, USS Tang in Formosa Strait.
USS Memphis thrown ashore at Santo Domingo by seismic waves caused by undersea earthquake; 40 crew killed.
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 USS Constitution Pen and Pendant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This pen and pendant are made from wood taken from USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.
USS Constitution was launched in 1797 at Boston, Massachusetts, one of six frigates authorized by Congress to defend the trade of our young republic.
In 1837, reports that the ship would be scrapped led to the publishing of a famous poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
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 US People--Paulding, Hiram (1897-1878)
In February 1837 Paulding was promoted to the rank of Commander.
Service as Commanding Officer of the sloop-of-war Levant in 1838-1839 was soon followed by an assignment as Executive Officer at the New York Navy Yard.
USS Paulding (Destroyer # 22, later DD-22), of 1910-1934, was named in honor of Hiram Paulding.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/pers-us/uspers-p/h-pauldg.htm   (846 words)

  
 Usn Veterans Burial Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Buried at Proprietors' Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H. Francis Briggs, Quartermaster, USS Dale, was born in Dover, Massachusetts, and enlisted July 15, 1861, at Portsmouth, as Seaman.
John Mills Browne, Surgeon, USS Kearsarge was born in Hinsdale, New Hampshire, and appointed Assistant Surgeon in the navy on March 26, 1853, aged 29.
Thomas Addison Knowlton, USS Wabash, was born in Rockport, Massachusetts, and died at the age of 102, at Ashland, Massachusetts, on February 14, 1940.
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 RG45: Appendix M.
Jacob Jones; on the USS Vincennes, May 9 1829-May 20, 1830, under the command of Capt. William B. Finch; and on the USS Falmouth, April 1, 1831-June 29, 1834, under the command of Capt. Francis H. Gregory.
The USS Guerriere was the flagship of the Atlantic Squadron, commanded by Rear Adm. Charles Henry Davis.
The USS Periwinkle was renamed the USS Polaris prior to the commencement of her voyage on the Hall scientific expedition to the Arctic.
www.history.navy.mil /library/guides/rg45-m.htm   (11744 words)

  
 Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy, S1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
She arrived off Plymouth on 4 January 1800 with a convoy of 29 sail from 0porto and landed the master of the Plymouth vessel TWO BROTHERS which had been taken by the French privateer MARS,24, while on her way to Newfoundland with a cargo of biscuit, and burnt to the water's edge.
They sought shelter under Levant Island but were driven as far to the eastward as Villa Franca (Villefranche) before reaching the rendezvous off Cape Sicie to meet Capt.
She sailed from Sierra Leone on 1 October 1837 in company with CHILDERS but parted from her three days later to look for slavers in the Gallinas.
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 Common Ground Common Sense > USMC Press Releases
USS Reprisal vs. HMS Swallow, 5 February 1777.
USS Ranger vs. HMS Drake, 24 April 1778.
USS Bon Homme Richard vs. HMS Serapis, 23 September 1779.
www.commongroundcommonsense.org /forums/lofiversion/index.php/t30255.html   (16965 words)

  
 List of battles 1801-1900
1814 Battle of Chile March 28 - Porter's USS Essex surrenders to HMS Phoebe, HMS Cherub
1837 Battle of Huesca March 24 - Constitutionalists win decisive victory over Carlists in Spain
1837 Battle of Lake Okechobee December 25 - US forces under Zachary Taylor defeat Seminoles
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_battles_1801_1900.html   (4768 words)

  
 USS Levant (1837) - Definition, explanation
The first Levant was a second-class sloop-of-war in the United States Navy.
Levant was launched 28 December 1837 by New York Navy Yard; and commissioned 17 March 1838, Commander Hiram Paulding in command.
As of 2005, no other ship in the United States Navy has been named Levant.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/u/us/uss_levant__1837_.php   (930 words)

  
 List of battles 1801-1900 - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
1814 June 28 - USS Wasp destroys the HMS Reindeer in a battle in the English Channel.
1837 Battle of Huesca[?] Mar. 24 - The Constitutionalists win a decisive victory over the Carlists in Spain.
1837 Battle of Lake Okechobee[?] Dec. 25 - American forces under Zachary Taylor defeat the Seminoles
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/li/List_of_battles_1801-1900.html   (4626 words)

  
 Richard Worsam Meade, Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Born at New York City, October 8, 1837, the son of Richard Worsam and Clara Meigs Meade, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1856.
He was commissioned a Lieutenant, U.S.N., 1858 and was assigned to duty as an ordnance instructor to the receiving ship USS Ohio, Boston, 1861.
Rear Admiral Richard Worsam Meade, known as on of the most gallant commanders of the United States Navy, was born in the Ninth Ward of New York City on October 9, 1837, and his naval career began October 2, 1850, when he was appointed a midshipman from California.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /rwmeade.htm   (1554 words)

  
 USS Cyane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The second Cyane, a sloop [an "Administratively rebuilt" ship-using maintenance funds, vice new construction money Congress was reluctant to provide, the Navy broke up the former (light) frigate Cyane, and constructed a new ship with the older vessels name-a useful fiction].
Cyane and her sister ship Levant were the first US warships rigged with fore and main spencer masts when launched.
Though of a lighter displacement then originally designed, the sloop proved a fine sea ship, even after a spar deck was added later in her service life.
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 Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy, T.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
At Bermuda Capt. SHERIDAN was promoted to post captain and appointed to command LEVANT which had been captured by the USS CONSTITUTION off the coast of Africa on 28 February but recaptured by NEWCASTLE on 8 March and taken into Bermuda.
It was fortunate that for four months of this time TERROR was lifted clear of the water on to a raft of ice which saved her from being crushed.
On 11 July 1837 she finally broke free of the ice but was almost capsized by a small submerged berg.
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 67-GP Handbook A-Z: Morgan 84 to Motley 20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
When the Panic of 1837 forced stoppage of interest payments, GP, one of Md.'s three bond sale agents, urged resumption of payments retroactively, and Speed assured GP and the public that Md. was moving in that direction.
lieutenant aboard USS Marion, a sloop in the African Squadron (1857-Oct. 1860).
In early 1863, he was ordered to Europe for duty on British-built raider ships covertly sold to the Confederacy (Britain was officially neutral in the Civil War).
blogontheweb.com /bfparker/archive/2005/04/28/65593.aspx   (3919 words)

  
 Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping News ARCHIVE
On 28 September 1891, THOMAS PARSONS (2 mast wooden schooner, 135’, 350T, built in 1868 at Charlotte, NY) was carrying coal out of Ashtabula, OH when she foundered in a storm a few miles off Fairport, OH in Lake Erie.
On 28 September 1849, W. BUCKNER (wooden schooner, 75', 107 t, built in 1837 at Irving, NY) was carrying lumber in a storm on Lake Michigan when she sprang a leak, then capsized.
He retired from USS Great Lakes Fleet in 1979 after a 43 year career.
www.boatnerd.com /news/archive/9-02.htm   (13082 words)

  
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On This Day In 1964 The U.S.S. Maddox is attacked by North Vietnamese PT boats.
On This Day In 1958 1958 American submarine the USS Nautilus began the first crossing of Arctic Ocean under the icecap.
On This Day In 1812 The USS "Constitution" defeats the "Guerriere," off the coast of Nova Scotia.
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 BEMUS POINT CEMETERY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Rexford was born at Levant, July 4, 1847.
He had spent his entire life in Chautauqua County and was engaged in farming until his retirement.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 7th Signal Detachment aboard the USS Mount McKinley in the Pacific Theatre.
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 The Chian Federation - Children of the Chios Massacre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
They condemned it as an unwanted disturbance of the stability of Europe and the Levant and stood by, doing nothing to aid suffering Greece.
He lectured at Harvard and elsewhere, making a tour of America in 1837 and 1839.
At 9 years of age he enlisted in the American Navy aboard the USS Constitution, which had periodically patrolled the area for years.
www.chianfed.org /mos/content/view/33/0   (2154 words)

  
 Foreign Policy Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This aggressively dilatory approach was set early on, when Bill Clinton's first secretary of state, dead-man-walking Warren Christopher, proposed that a special bureau be set up to deal with drugs, crime, and terrorism in a single office, as if terrorism is a problem for policemen and not for strategists.
Over the next week, she will meet opinion-formers across Europe and the Levant, many of whom will be surprised at how convincing they find her.
In retrospect it is astounding that we failed to react more strongly to the first bombing of the World Trade Center, the bombings of the American embassies in East Africa, and the attack on the USS Cole.
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 History Of Modern Greece [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
January 30 - The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched.
February 1 - Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" is published for the first time (Atlantic Monthly).
The Greeks then asked Britain to send Queen VictoriaVictoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819–22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
For example, Kirk states in his log entry that the U.S.S. "Horizon" cruiser visited Sigma Iotia II a hundred years ago in "A Piece of the Action." Yet in the U.S.S. Enterprise Heavy Cruiser Evolution Blueprints a complete class listing is given, including dates of ships being laid down, launched, and commissioned.
For instance, Technical Fandom has long said that the original name proposed for NCC-1701-A was the U.S.S. "Levant." FASA claims it was the "Atlantis." Mr.
23,227 B.C. In the War of the Prophets timeline, the U.S.S. "Phoenix" is buried at the bottom of a methane sea on Syladdo, a Class J gas giant, the 4th moon of Ba'Syladon in the Bajor system.
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 The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The US Army Camel Corps - Mar. 24th, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Many bribes and negotiations later, the USS Supply headed for home with 33 camels and five camel-drovers who had been hired to care for the animals en route, and to educate American soldiers about the animals when they arrived.
Major Henry C. Wayne, of the U.S. Army, and Lt. D.D. Porter (later a distinguished admiral of the Civil War) visited the Levant with the storeship "Supply" and procured 33 camels which were landed at Indianola, Texas, February 10, 1856.
The USS AGAWAM-a double-ended, side-wheel, gunboat built at Portland, Maine, by George W. Lawrence-was laid down in October 1862, launched on 21 April 1863, and commissioned on 9 March 1864, Comdr.
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 Pohnpei Ships
Whaleship LEVANT of Sag Harbor, Capt Lowen, lying at Pohnpei on Mar 27.
USS VINCENNES, Lt Henry Rolands, on a cruise with the US North Pacific Exploring Expedition.
American naval corvette USS JOHN ADAMS anchored at Pohnpei about Jan. Conducted a survey of the anchorage.
www.micsem.org /pubs/articles/historical/forships/pohnpei.htm   (19116 words)

  
 February Military History
USS Essex becomes first U.S. warship to cross the Equator.
USS Essex is first U.S. warship to enter the Pacific Ocean
USS Lexington beats off Japanese air attack c.
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ISR 11 r T 26.05.05 15.01.05 15.04.05 Eliahu Levant 1.2b 1279 Gonen Memorial Beer Sheva.........
ISR 29 s T 01.05.05 01.02.05 10.02.05 Eliahu Levant 1.2b 1567 Intl.Tmnt Beer Sheva.........
ISR 12 r T 26.05.05 28.03.05 08.04.05 Eliahu Levant 1.2b 1278 Ettinger Memorial Givatayim..........
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 civil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Officers of the USS Agawam, aboard the vessel in the summer of 1864, L-R: Assistant Paymaster H.Melville Hanna, Commander Alexander C. Rhind, Assistant Surgeon Heman P.Babcock and Lieutenant George Dewey.(Photo, reference NH61929 courtesy of the Naval Historical Center.)
The following list of Officers and Crew of the Vessel was compiled from the muster rolls, the deck log, some state rosters and pension records.
Allen DeWolf, reported for duty on USS Agawam on Dec. 8, 1864; placed under arrest on Dec. 9, 1864; no further record.
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 Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping News ARCHIVE
The cruise ship Le Levant was upbound in the Detroit River Tuesday sailing for Windsor.
She was turned at the dock to allow her to finish unloading her cargo of sugar.
The cruise ship Le Levant departed the harbor early that morning.
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 Guide Introduction: Southern Women and Their Families in the 19th
Most of these papers are from 1848 to 1851 when Cocke commanded the U.S.S. St. Louis in the South Atlantic in the suppression of the illegal slave trade.
journal of Dr. Robert B. Banister that was kept mostly while he was at sea aboard the U.S.S. Levant and in the ports of Pensacola, Florida, and Norfolk, Virginia.
Material pertaining to a claim of Asbury Dickins against the United States for additional, higher compensation during the periods when he served as acting Secretary of the Treasury and acting Secretary of State.
www.lexis-nexis.com /academic/guides/womens_studies/southern_women/swmna6.asp   (16228 words)

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