United States naval architect


United States naval architect

United States naval architects or ship designers introduced the faster and larger sailing frigates and sloop-of-wars of the early United States Navy which influenced the later merchant ships and clipper ships.

Naval architects

Name - Years served
* Ships designed

Joshua Humphreys 1794 to 1801
* "Constitution"
* "United States"
* "Constellation"
* "Congress"
* "Hassan Bashaw", 1797 brig ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/h3/hassan_bashaw.htm DANFS] )

Josiah Fox 1794 to 1801, 1804 to 1809
* "Constitution" and "Constellation" class frigates, "Crescent", "Chesapeake", "John Adams", "Portsmouth", "Hornet" and "Wasp", "Ferret" (schooner), and revenue cutters

William Doughty 1813 to 1837
* "President", "Independence" 74's, "Peacock" class, "Erie" class, "Java" and "Guerrier", "North Carolina" 74's class, "Brandywine" 44's Class, brigs, revenue cutters, and Baltimore Clipper model.

Benjamin Hutton 1803
* brig "Syren", schooners "Vixen" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/v4/vixen-i.htm DANFS] ) and "Skjoldebrand" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/h3/hassan_bashaw.htm DANFS] ), "Enterprise" and "Experiment"

Samuel Humphreys 1813 to 1846
* "Pennsylvania", "Macedonian", "Congress", "Boston" class sloop-of-wars, "Cyane" and "Levant", "Delphine" and "Propoise", "Somers" and "Bainbridge", and "Morris" class revenue cutters

Francis Grice 1817 to 1859
* "Truxton", "Perry", and "Albany"

Henry Eckford 1817 to 1820
* all the War of 1812 Lake Ontario men-of-war, "Superior" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/s20/superior-i.htm DANFS] ), "General Pike" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/g3/general_pike.htm DANFS] ), "Lady of the Lake" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/l1/lady_of_the_lake-i.htm DANFS] + [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/l1/lady_of_the_lake-ii.htm DANFS] ), "Mohawk" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/m13-list.htm DANFS] ), schooner "Grampus", "Mahmoudieh" (Turkey), and the "Ohio" class 74s in 1820.

Samuel M. Pook 1841 to 1866
* "Plymouth" ( [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/p8/plymouth-i.htm DANFS] ), "Saratoga" and "Portsmouth"

ee also

*Naval architecture

References

* Chapelle, Howard I. (1935). "The History of American Sailing Ships". ISBN 0-517-00487-9, ISBN 1-56852-222-3
* DANFS Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


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