Washington

19293
Nominal Guns12W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired1776/10/03W027
Home Port W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeBrig
Captured1778/05/31W027

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen95Ton 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1776/10/0381 W027
1778/05/2581 W027

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1776/10/03 - 1777UnknownElias SmithW0271777/11/08 - 1778UnknownNicholas OglebyW0271778/05/25 - 1778/05/31UnknownNathaniel WardellW027

Service History


DateEventSource
1778/05/31Taken by Blonde (32)
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
W027 American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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Posted by Freddy Van Daele on Monday 24th of October 2016 15:39

Built Beverly, Mass. 1776.09.17


Posted by Freddy Van Daele on Thursday 13th of October 2016 19:49

Became British Privateer brig "Dragon" in 1778 and French Royal corvette "Le Dragon" in 1781. Scuttled by her Commander the chevalier de l'Espine on the 21st of January 1783 off Monte-Christi, Haiti, being the last vessel lost by France in the American Independence War.

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