The third USS Eagle, a brig, was launched 11 August 1814 as Surprise at Vergennes, Vermont, by Adam and Noah Brown. She was renamed Eagle 6 September and placed under the command of Lieutenant R. Henley.
Finished in bare time to participate in the decisive Battle of Lake Champlain on 11 September 1814, Eagle rendered gallant service. The first vessel in the American line, she fought HMS Chubb, HMS Linnet, and HMS Confiance alongside the USS Saratoga. During the course of the battle, she was holed 39 times and had 13 men killed and 20 wounded. After the battle she was laid up for preservation at Whitehall, New York, but was sold in 1825.
Name: USS Eagle Launched: 11 August 1814 Fate: Sold in 1825 General characteristics Type: Brig Displacement: 500 long tons (508 t) Propulsion: Sail Complement: 150 officers and enlisted Armament: • 8 × 18-pounder guns
• 12 × 32-pounder carronades