Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
BecomesFrench gabarre 'L'Allegeance' (1782) (14)


5.1779Broadside Weight = 43 Imperial Pound ( 19.5005 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 Smaller guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1779125 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer

1.5.1779 - 6.8.1782Commander David Phipps (d.1811) ADM 6/22/147
Issued by Sir George Collier (1738-1795), North America
Commission confirmed 29.6.1780
ADM 6/22

Service History

22.5.1779Purchased at Boston - Massachusetts at a cost of £2850.12.5dBWAS-1714

The Commander-in-Chief has purchased the King George into HM's service on the establishment of a sloop of war, to be called the Allegiance and has been directed to pay for her. Is sending a copy order with the survey and valuation. She will sail in a few days for Halifax to be fitted.

New York
ADM 106
21.7.1781Action of 1781-07-21
6.8.1782Taken by the French off Boston by the Marquis de Vaudreuil's squadron

Notes on Ship

American Mercantile King George


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