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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1812W1812P
First Commissioned31.10.1812BWAS-1714
Home Port BWAS-1714
ShipyardTalbot County - Maryland W1812P
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSchoonerBWAS-1714
Captured28.5.1814BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW1812P
Length of Gundeck96'US Feet29.2862 
Breadth24'US Feet7.3406 
Depth in Hold10' 3"US Feet3.1242 
Burthen211Ton 

Armament


1812Broadside Weight = 30 Imperial Pound ( 13.605 kg)W1812P
Gun Deck4 American 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 American 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181230 W1812P

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
31.10.1812 - 11.3.1813Captain
Joshua MezickAmerican
Naval Sailor
W1812P
11.3.1813 - 28.5.1814Captain
Francis JenkinsAmerican
Naval Sailor
W1812P

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
31.10.1812 - 11.3.1813Lieutenant
John HallAmerican
Naval Sailor
W1812P

Service History


DateEventSource
31.10.1812Issued a letter of marqueW1812P
17.7.1813Issued a letter of marqueW1812P
3.11.1813Issued a letter of marqueW1812P
17.5.1814Issued a letter of marqueW1812P
28.5.1814Taken by
Saturn (58) 1813-1868
British 58 Gun
4th Rate Frigate



Notes on Ship


OwnersW1812P
John Hollins, John Smith Hollins, & William Hollins, & Michael McBlair

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cantello on Saturday 27th of March 2021 09:28

Where can I find details of her crew and how they were recruited as I have a Cantelo family member shown as a seaman Prisoner of war (in the UK) serving on her when she was captured in 1814

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