Return to DANFS IndexImage of an anchorReturn to Naval Historical Center homepage
flag banner
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships banner
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Mahonese

 

A Mexican name retained.

 

(Bch: t. 100; a. 1 gun)

 

Mahonese was one of three schooners captured at Tampico 14 November 1846 by Commodore David Conner. She was placed under command of Lt. William D. Porter, and was used as a dispatch boat throughout the Mexican War. In 1847 she arrived at Norfolk, where she was sold.