American Revenue

Nominal Guns8W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorConnecticut State Navy
First Commissioned15.6.1776W027
Home PortNew London - Connecticut W027
Ship TypeSloop W027


15.6.1776Broadside Weight = 16 Imperial Pound ( 7.256 kg)W027
Gun Deck8 American 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
15.6.177625 NRAR
9.10.1776100 NRAR
21.7.1778100 NRAR
9.6.177970 NRAR

5 Commanding Officers

15.6.1776 - 8.1776Captain (Privateer)Stephen TinkerW0278.1776 - 10.1776Captain (Privateer)William PackwoodW0279.10.1776 - 1777Captain (Privateer)Samuel Champlin (d.1782)W02721.7.1778 - 1779Captain (Privateer)William LeedsW0279.6.1779 - 19.7.1779Captain (Privateer)Samuel Champlin (d.1782)W027

Service History

9.10.1776Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 12 gun Privateer Sloop W027
21.7.1778Issued with a Letter of Marque as a 14 gun Privateer Sloop W027
19.7.1779Taken by Greyhound (28)


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