Washington19293
Nominal Guns12W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired1776/10/03W027
Home Port W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeBrig
Captured1778/05/31W027

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen95Ton

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1776/10/0381W027
1778/05/2581W027

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
1776/10/031777UnknownElias SmithW027
1777/11/081778UnknownNicholas OglebyW027
1778/05/251778/05/31UnknownNathaniel WardellW027

Service History

DateEvent Source
1778/05/31Taken by Blonde  


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
W027 American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 
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Posted by Freddy Van Daele on Monday 24th of October 2016 15:39

Built Beverly, Mass. 1776.09.17


Posted by Freddy Van Daele on Thursday 13th of October 2016 19:49

Became British Privateer brig "Dragon" in 1778 and French Royal corvette "Le Dragon" in 1781. Scuttled by her Commander the chevalier de l'Espine on the 21st of January 1783 off Monte-Christi, Haiti, being the last vessel lost by France in the American Independence War.

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