Royal Louis

19567
Nominal Guns22NRAR
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPennsylvania State Navy
Acquired23.7.1781NRAR
Home PortPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania NRAR
ShipyardUnknownNRAR
CategoryPrivateerNRAR
Ship TypeShip NRAR
Sailing RigShip RiggedNRAR
Captured9.10.1781BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Albacore' (1781) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck96' 9"Imperial Feet29.2989 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Depth in Hold12' 7"Imperial Feet3.7465 
Burthen319 2294Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
23.7.1781200 NRAR

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
23.7.1781 - 10.1781Captain (Privateer)Stephen DecaturNRAR

Service History


DateEventSource
9.10.1781Taken by Nymph (14)


Sources


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

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