List of steam frigates of the United States Navy
|Name||Type||Class||Authorized||Dates of Service||Fate|
|Mississippi||2nd class||Mississippi-class||3 March 1839||1841 – 1863||Sunk in action at Port Hudson|
|Missouri||2nd class||Mississippi-class||3 March 1839||1842 – 1843||Lost to fire|
|Susquehanna||2nd class||Susquehanna-class||3 March 1847||1850 – 1883||Sold|
|Powhatan||2nd class||Susquehanna-class||3 March 1847||1852 – 1887||Sold|
|Franklin||1st class||Franklin-class||1 September 1851||1867 – 1916||Sold|
|Merrimack||1st class||Merrimack-class||6 April 1854||1856 – 1861||Sunk to avoid capture|
|Wabash||1st class||Merrimack-class||6 April 1854||1856 – 1912||Sold|
|Roanoke||1st class||Merrimack-class||6 April 1854||1857 – 1883||Sold|
|Colorado||1st class||Merrimack-class||6 April 1854||1858 – 1885||Sold|
|Minnesota||1st class||Merrimack-class||6 April 1854||1857 – 1901||Scrapped|
|Niagara||1st class||Niagara-class||6 April 1854||1857 – 1885||Sold|
|Florida||2nd class||Florida-class||1867 – 1885||Sold|
|Tennessee||2nd class||Florida-class||– 1888||Sold|
|Bonhomme Richard||2nd class||Florida-class||None||Canceled|
|New York||2nd class||Guerriere-class|
|Trenton||1877 – 1891||Lost to the Apia cyclone|
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