Mars5282
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fifth Rate frigate 'Mars' (1769)
Captured1781/02/03BWAS-1714
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
ConstructorPeter EdwardsM01
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sold1784/03/25BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 9"Imperial Feet39.6316
Length of Keel108' 10"Imperial Feet32.9184
Breadth34' 10"Imperial Feet10.3632
Depth in Hold11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528
Burthen702 8694Tons BM

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1781/02/03220BWAS-1714

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
1781/02/031781/08CaptainThe Hon. John Whitmore ChetwyndBWAS-1714

Service History

DateEvent Source
1781/02/03Captured by Rodney's fleet at the surrender of Saint EustatiusB068
1781/02/03CommissionedB068
1781/08Arrived in Chatham and paid offB068
1782/02/12Completed survey at ChathamB068
1784/03/25Sold at Chatham for £505B068


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
M01 Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
B068 Warships of the Great lakesRobert MalcomsonBook
 
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