Montgomery

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This Month in Naval History
Montgomery

Montgomery
( Fr: 24 guns )

The first Montgomery was one of the first 13 frigates authorized by the Continental Congress 13 December 1775 She was built by Lancaster Burling at Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; launched late in October 1776; but, because of the British capture of New York City and the closing of the Hudson River, was never flnished. The frigate was burned to prevent capture 6 October 1777.

 

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