USS Dale (1839)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1320-0717-9;
s first cruise — on which she sailed from Norfolk on 13 December 1840 — took her around Cape Horn to the Pacific Station. Based at Valparaiso, Chile, she patrolled the eastern waters of the Pacific to protect American commerce and the whaling industry. Upon her return to the east coast in October 1843, she went into ordinary at New York until early in 1846, when she was refitted for a second cruise in the Pacific.
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