Highflyer

17722
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired1813BWAS-1793
Home Port B173
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner
Captured9.1.1813BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish schooner 'Highflyer' (1813) (8)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel67' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet20.4375 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen144 41 /94Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 9.1.1813Captain (Privateer)J. GrantB173

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1.1813Taken by Poictiers (74)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B173The Navy of the United States from the commencement, 1775 to 1853George F EmmonsBook
 

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