Franklin

12917
Nominal Guns18
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1778
First Commissioned20.4.1778
Home PortBeverley - Massachusetts
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryPrivateer
Ship TypeBrigantine
Captured4.1782

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB071
Burthen200Tons BM 

Armament


4.1778Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)B071
Gun Deck18 American 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1778100 B071

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.4.1778 - 10.1778Master Thomas ConnolyB07116.10.1778 - 1778Master John LeachB0714.9.1779 - 3.1780Master Joseph RobinsonB07124.3.1780 - 10.1778Master John TurnerB07122.6.1781 - 12.1781Master John Allen HalletB07114.12.1781 - 4.1782Master Devol SilasB071

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.4.1778 - 10.1778First Lieutenant John LeachB07122.6.1781 - 12.1781First Lieutenant Devol SilasB071

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1782Taken by the Assurance and AmphitriteB071

 

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