L'Alligator -> 1783 Courrier de New York

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Nominal Guns16
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Alligator' (1780) (14)
Captured26.6.1782
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSwan ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by John Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
Constructor John FisherBWAS-1714
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Transfered5.1787

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck96' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet29.2672 
Length of Keel79' 1"Imperial Feet24.082 
Breadth26' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet7.9439 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet3.6767 
Burthen304 2894Tons BM 

Armament


6.1782Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1783Renamed Courrier de New YorkNNF-1774
10.1783Began fitting at Lorient - Brittany NNF-1774
12.1783Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Packet
12.1783Completed fitting at Lorient - Brittany NNF-1774

 

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