Mohawk

18957
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired8.11.1781B071
Home PortBeverley - Massachusetts NRAR
ShipyardBeverley - Massachusetts BWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured4.10.1782BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Mohawk' (1782) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck95' 3"Imperial Feet28.9712 
Length of Keel77' 3"Imperial Feet23.4805 
Breadth26' 4"Imperial Feet7.9417 
Depth in Hold16' 10"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen284 8694Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB071
Burthen170Tons BM 

Armament


8.11.1781Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)B071
Gun Deck20 American 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.10.1781130 B071
6.9.178280 NRAR

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.11.1781 - 6.9.1782MasterElias Smith (1744-1817)B0716.9.1782 - 4.10.1782MasterJohn CarnesB071

Service History


DateEventSource
6.9.1782Issued with a letter of marqueNRAR
4.10.1782Taken by Enterprise (28)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B071Beverly Privateers in the American RevolutionOctavius Thondyke HoweDigital Book
NRARNaval Records of the American Revolution 1775-1788AuthorityDigital Book
 

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