Virgin

19753
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer sloop 'Virgin' (1760) (12)
Captured10.8.1760BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.10.1760
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1764BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.10.1760 - 24.9.1761CommanderJohn Brisbane (d.1807) ADM 6/19/411
Issued by Sir James Douglas (1703-1787), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 21.5.1762
ADM 6/19
26.9.1761 - 22.10.1762CommanderCharles Buckner (1736-c.1811) ADM 6/19/387BWAS-171422.10.1762 - 11.5.1764CommanderRichard Rodney Bligh (1737-1821) ADM 6/20/38
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 9.7.1764
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
1764Sold at AntiguaBWAS-1714
11.5.1764Paid offADM 51


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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