Black Joke -> 1799 Suwarrow11431
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
Hired1795/01/12BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter
Returned to Owners1801/10/19BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen98 8694Tons BM

Armament

1795/01Broadside Weight = 30 Imperial Pound ( 13.605 kg) BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10British 6-Pounder

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
1799/10UnknownLieutenantJames NicholsonB083
1800/11UnknownLieutenantJames NicholsonW005

Service History

DateEvent Source
1797/10/09

Showed herself at the back of Yarmouth sands, with the signal flying, for an enemy. This was the start of the Battle of Camperdown

W005
1799/05/08

Arrived at Plymouth with a French packet prize

TNC
1799/10

Stationed in the North Sea

B083
1799/11Renamed SuwarrowEWIKI


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B083 Steele's Navy List October 1799SteeleBook
W005 Naval History of Great Britain Volume 2 from 1793 to the accession of Georges IVWilliam JamesWeb Site
TNC The Naval ChronicalVariousBook
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
 
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