Greyhound

17729
Nominal Guns8NRAR
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired21.4.1778NRAR
Home PortSalem - Massachusetts W027
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerNRAR
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1714
Captured11.8.1781BWAS-1714

Armament


21.4.1778Broadside Weight = 7 Imperial Pound ( 3.1745 kg)W027
Gun Deck2 Smaller guns
Gun Deck12 American Swivel

8.1781Broadside Weight = 16 Imperial Pound ( 7.256 kg)W027
Gun Deck8 American 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.4.177830 W027
7.5.178135 NRAR

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.5.1781 - 11.8.1781Captain (Privateer)Jacob WildsBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
11.8.1781Taken by Warwick (50)
11.8.1781Taken by Garland (24)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NRARNaval Records of the American Revolution 1775-1788AuthorityDigital Book
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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