Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20.:
... the coast and inland defences of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Amongst the vessels then at the navy-yard, out of commission, which the United States forces set on fire and scuttled, was the United States frigate Merrimac.
She belonged to the new class of forty-gun frigates of 3,500 tons, with auxiliary steam power.
She was built at Charlestow...
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