Viper

15531
Nominal Guns6W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired9.9.1776W027
Home PortBoston - Massachusetts W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeSchooner
Captured26.9.1776W027

Armament


9.9.1776Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)W027
Gun Deck8 American Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.9.177650 W027

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.9.1776 - 26.9.1776CaptainBenjamin WormellW027

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.9.1776 - 26.9.1776First LieutenantJoseph LovaceW0279.9.1776 - 26.9.1776Second LieutenantAlexander MartinW027

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
9.9.1776 - 26.9.1776SurgeonJosiah LevettW027

Service History


DateEventSource
26.9.1776Taken by Perseus (20) in the Atlantic, at 41o14'N, 52o29'W


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
 

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