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.
Name - Years served
- Ships designed
Joshua Humphreys 1794 to 1801
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 Guerriere, North Carolina 74's class, Brandywine 44's Class, brigs, revenue cutters, and Baltimore Clipper model.
Benjamin Hutton 1803
Samuel Humphreys 1813 to 1846
- Pennsylvania, Macedonian, Congress, Boston class sloops-of-war, Cyane. and Levant, Delphine and Porpoise, Somers and Bainbridge, and Morris-class revenue cutters
Francis Grice 1817 to 1859
Henry Eckford 1817 to 1820
- all the War of 1812 Lake Ontario men-of-war, Superior (DANFS), General Pike (DANFS), Lady of the Lake (DANFS + DANFS), Mohawk (DANFS), schooner Grampus, Mahmoudieh (for the Ottoman Empire), and the Ohio class 74s in 1820.
Samuel M. Pook 1841 to 1866