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History of Sylph II - History

Slyph II(Sch.: t. 41; cpl. 13; a. 1 gun)The second Sylph-a schooner built in 1831 by Dorgin and Baily as Sarah Ann-was purchased by the Navy at Baltimore, Md., in April 1831; was renamed Sylph~ on 26 April 1831, was fitted out at the Washington Navy Yard, and was commissioned there on or about 19 May 1831, Lt.
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Tiglath Pileser I

Tiglath Pileser I (reigned 1115-1076 BCE), an Assyrian king of the period known as the Middle Empire, revitalized the economy and the military that had been suffering, more or less, since the death...
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