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Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired1779BWAS-1714
Home Port BWAS-1714
ShipyardPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured5.5.1781BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Sixth Rate ship 'Hussar' (1781) (20) 1781-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen586Tons BM 

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1779Midshipman
Edward PrebleAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1807
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Service History


DateEventSource
9.6.1780Action against the privateer Admiral Duff (32), which blew upSSA
5.5.1781Taken by
Roebuck (44) 1774-1811
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line

5.5.1781Taken by
Medea (28) 1778-1805
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate


 

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