Lottery

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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Launched1811BWAS-1793
Home Port B173
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardMaryland - United States BWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner
Captured8.2.1813BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish schooner 'Canso' (1813) (12)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel75' 9"Imperial Feet22.9057 
Breadth23' 8"Imperial Feet7.0781 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen225Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181328 B173

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 8.2.1813Captain (Privateer)T. SouthcombB173

Service History


DateEventSource
8.2.1813Taken by Belvidera (36) by boat in Chesapeake Bay


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B173The Navy of the United States from the commencement, 1775 to 1853George F EmmonsBook
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 18th of November 2018 18:32

8 Feb 1813 Boats of the Maidstone, Belvidera, Junon38 Captain James Sanders and Statira at anchor in Lynhaven bay, in Chesapeake Bay. Detached and captured the letter of marque schooner Lottery [pierced for 16 guns] captain John or T. Southcomb [killed] bound from Baltimore to Bordeaux. A week later Lottery under a prizr crew convoyed several prizes to Bermuda. added as Canso.

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