Protector

13309
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired1779BWAS-1714
Home Port BWAS-1714
ShipyardPhiladelphia BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured5.5.1781BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Hussar' (1781) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen586Tons BM 

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1779MidshipmanEdward Preble (1761-1807)B171

Service History


DateEventSource
9.6.1780Action against the privateer Admiral Duff (32), which blew upSSA
5.5.1781Taken by Roebuck (44) , Medea (28)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B171A genealogical Sketch of the First Three Generations of Prebles in AmericaGeorge Henry PrebleBook
SSAShips and Seamen of the American RevolutionJack CogginsBook
 

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