Viper

15528
Nominal Guns14W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMaryland State Navy
Acquired17.8.1780W027
Home Port W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeBrig W027
Captured12.9.1781W027

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW027
Burthen150Tons BM 

Armament


12.9.1781Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)W027
Upper Gun Deck10 American 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17.8.178051 W027

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1780 - 12.9.1781Captain John HansonW027

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1781Sailed from Nantes bound for Philadelphia in company with three American schoonersW027
12.9.1781Viper v General Conway
12.9.1781Taken by General Conway


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen Kellow, Web Site
 

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