USS Hornet (1805)
Artist's depiction of Hornet's foundering
|Launched:||28 July 1805|
|Commissioned:||18 October 1805|
|Fate:||Sunk in storm, 10 September 1829 in Tampico, Mx.|
|Length:||106 ft 9 in (32.5 m)|
|Beam:||31 ft 5 in (9.6 m)|
|Draft:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
The third USS Hornet was a brig-rigged (later ship-rigged) sloop-of-war in the United States Navy.
Bibliography[change | change source]
- James, William; Chamier, Frederick (1837). The naval history of Great Britain: from the declaration of war by France in 1793 to the accession of George IV. London: Richard Bentley.
- Harris, Gardner W. (1837). The life and services of Commodore William Bainbridge, United States navy. Philadelphia: Carey Lea & Blanchard. ISBN 0-945726-58-9. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009.
- Cooper, James Fenimore (1826). History of the Navy of the United States of America. New York: Stringer & Townsend. OCLC 197401914.
Other websites[change | change source]
- U.S.S. Hornet Order Book, 1823-1825, MS 56 held by Special Collections & Archives, Nimitz Library at the United States Naval Academy