Zeeuwsche Waterleeuw

20722
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1782BWAS-1714
Home PortVlissingen - Zeeland - Walcheren BG
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BG
Captured22.6.1782BWAS-1714

Armament


22.6.1782Broadside Weight = 12 Dutch pound (13.068 lbs 5.9292 kg)BG
Gun Deck8 Dutch 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
22.6.178250 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
1782

For a last cruize , homeport

Cherbourg
BG
22.6.1782Taken by Lark (16) off Land's EndBG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty-Office, July 2, 1782,

Extract of a letter from Captain Guyot, Commander of His Majesty's Sloop Lark, to Mr. Stephens dated Kinsale, June 24, 1782.

On the 22d Instant, off the Land's End, in company with the Viper Cutter, I perceived a cutter in the West Quarter: We gave chace, and at 1 o'Clock brought her to. She proves to be the Sea Lyon, a Dutch Privateer, from Flushing, last from Cherbourg, pierced for 12 Guns,  3-pounders, only 8 on board, and 50 men ; had taken a sloop between Lyme and Weymouth



 

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