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Minerva

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Nominal Guns20W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorRhode Island State Navy
Acquired25.3.1778W027
Home PortProvidence - Rhode Island W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeShipW027
Sailing RigShip RiggedW027
Captured7.1779W027

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW027
Burthen380Tons BM 

Armament


23.3.1778Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)W027
Gun Deck20 American 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1778130 W027
26.8.1778160 W027

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1778 - 7.1778Captain (Privateer)
John GrimesAmerican
Naval Sailor
W027

Service History


DateEventSource
5.6.1779Capture of the Revenge
5.6.1779Took the Ship
Revenge (24) 1778-1779
British 24 Gun
Privateer Ship

7.1779Taken by
Terrible (20) 1778-1778
British 20 Gun
Privateer



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen Kellow, Web Site
 

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