- Class: Paddlewheel steamer of 1848
- Displacement: 1,857 tons
- Dimensions: 245 x 48 ft.
- Machinery: Steam, paddlewheels = 10 knots
- Builder: William H. Webb, New York, NY
- Launched: 20 Aug 1847
- Completed: 1848
- Notes: Built as United States for the American Black Ball Line of transatlantic sailing packets. Accomodation for 100 first and 50 second class passengers. Made several voyages between New York, Liverpool, Southampton, Le Havre, and Halifax, from Apr 1848 to Feb 1849. In 1849 she was sold for conversion to a warship for the German Confederation Navy and renamed Hansa. In 1853 she was bought by Fritze & Lehmkuhl of Bremen and refitted as a merchant ship. In 1855 she served as a transport in the Crimean War. In 1858 she was sold again to the Galway Line of Ireland and renamed Indian Empire. On 24 Jul 1861 she was damaged by fire at Deptford and laid up in Victoria Dock, London, where she sank on 4 May 1866.