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Fox

19829
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorContinental Navy
Previously
British Sixth Rate frigate 'Fox' (1773) (28) 1773-1778
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
Captured11.3.1776BWAS-1714
Home Port BWAS-1714
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEnterprise ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas RaymondBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured8.7.1777BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Sixth Rate ship 'Fox' (1777) (28) 1777-1778
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Ship

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck120' 6"Imperial Feet36.5836 
Length of Keel99' 6"Imperial Feet30.1921 
Breadth33' 8"Imperial Feet10.1261 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen599 8394Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
8.7.1777Taken by
Flora (32) 1761-1778
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

8.7.1777Taken by
Rainbow (44) 1747-1802
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line


 

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