USS Pheonix II

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Phoenix II

(Sch: t. 90; a. 2 guns)

The second Phoenix was built in 1841 for the Navy at Baltimore, Md. She departed Baltimore 19 September 1841 Passed Midshipman (~. St. G. Noland in command, and sailed to the coast of Florida for operations against the Seminole Indians. She continued this duty supporting operations of the "mosquito fleet" through the general Pacification in August 1842, returning to Norfolk 18 October 1842. During the following two years she made three voyages to Panama and, from 1846 to 1850, she served in the Gulf of Mexico surveying and, in general, supporting U.S. naval operations during the War with Mexico and the peace which followed She returned to the East Coast in 1851 and remained in the Atlantic Fleet until sold in 1853.