Washington

13289
Nominal Guns1SSA
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorRhode Island State Navy
Ordered1.1776SSA
Launched1776DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtDANFS
ShipyardProvidence - Rhode Island SSA
CategoryUnratedSSA
Ship TypeGalley SSA
Last known1778TNAR

Armament


1776Broadside Weight = 9 Imperial Pound ( 4.0815 kg)SSA
Bow Chaser1 American 18 Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
177660 SSA

Service History


DateEventSource
1776Operated in Narragansett Bay, protecting the colony's shipping, carrying troops, and covering foraging parties seeking suppliesDANFS
7.1776Sent to New YorkDANFS


Notes on Ship


Number of oarsSSA
Carried 15 oars a side

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
SSAShips and Seamen of the American RevolutionJack CogginsBook
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
TNARThe Navy of the American RevolutionCharles Oscar PaulinDigital Book
 

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