Alexander

19451
Nominal Guns20W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Launched5.1.1781W027
First Commissioned1780W027
Home Port W027
How acquiredPurpose builtW027
ShipyardPortsmouth - New Hampshire W027
ConstructorJames Hackett (1739-1802)W027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeSloop W027
Last known1784W027

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW027
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen200Ton 

Armament


1780Broadside Weight = 63 Imperial Pound ( 28.5705 kg)W027
Gun Deck14 American 9-Pounder

2.1783Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0595 kg)W027
Gun Deck26 American 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1780100 W027
5.1.1781151 W027
5.1.178261 W027
4.1.178351 W027

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 11.1780Captain (Privateer)Henry MitchellW0275.1.1781 - 31.12.1782Captain (Privateer)Thomas SimpsonW0274.1.1783 - 1784Captain (Privateer)John Foster WilliamsW027


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen Kellow, Web Site
 

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