Oliver Cromwell

19093
Nominal Guns24W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPennsylvania State Navy
Acquired7.2.1777W027
Home PortPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeShip W027
Sailing RigShip RiggedW027
Captured19.5.1777W027
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate sloop 'Convert' (1777) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW027
Length of Gundeck88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Length of Keel73' 0"Imperial Feet22.2504 
Breadth25' 6"Imperial Feet7.6505 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 

Armament


19.5.1777Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)W027
Gun Deck12 American 9-Pounder
Gun Deck6 American 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 American 4-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1777/02/07 - 1777/05/19 George Woolsey, John Pringle, James Caldwell, John BayardW027

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.2.1777150 W027
19.5.1777125 W027

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
7.2.1777 - 19.5.1777Commander Harman CourterW027

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1777Oliver Cromwell vs Beaver
19.5.1777Taken by Beaver (14) Off St LuciaW027


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen Kellow, Web Site
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by P.F on Tuesday 24th of April 2012 18:09

Crew list can be found on .pp.43-44 of Records and papers of the New London County Historical Society, Volume 1 By New London County Historical Society (Conn.) 1890

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