Warren

19108
Nominal Guns32
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorContinental Navy
Ordered13.12.1775
Named6.6.1776
Launched6.1776
Home Port 
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardProvidence - Rhode Island
ConstructorSilvester Bowes
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt to avoid capture15.8.1779

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck132' 1"Imperial Feet40.2344 
Breadth34' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet10.3696 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1776 - 1777CommodoreEsek Hopkins (d.1802)DANFS1779CommodoreJohn Burroughs HopkinsDANFS

Service History


DateEventSource
6.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 16th of February 2014 19:44

Flagship to Dudley Saltonstall who had replaced Hopkins July 1779 became commodore for the Penobscot experdition for which he was later court-martialed [for the experditions failure] in September 1779, found guilty, and dismissed

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