Rattlesnake

22464
Nominal Guns16B173
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPennsylvania State Navy
Acquired1814B173
Home PortPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania B173
ShipyardUnknownB173
CategoryPrivateerB173
Ship TypeBrig B173
Captured3.6.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB173
Burthen216Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1814Taken by Hyperion (32)


Sources


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

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Posted by AvM on Sunday 9th of July 2017 18:37

owned by Andrew Curcier of Philadelphia. Lettre of Marque #520 commissioned 14.11.1812, master David Maffett. Re.commissioned #635 on 2.03.1813, same master (297 tons, 16 guns, 130 men).Seized 26.06.1814 by HMS Hyperion, taken to Plymouth 14.07.1814 (18 guns 50 men). 1816 owner Spurrier, master Farmer reg Plymouth (328t) Sold as British merchantman Upton owned by Sanworth of Liverpool. Acquired on 15.01.1826 by the Argentine Government and commissioned on 07.02.1826 as Republica Argentina. Sunk by the Brazilian warship at Monte Santiago battle on 07.04.1827.


Posted by AvM on Sunday 9th of July 2017 18:32

owned by Andrew Curcier of Philadelphia. Lettre of Marque #520 commissioned 14.11.1812, master David Maffett. Re.commissioned #635 on 2.03.1813, same master (297 tons, 16 guns, 130 men).Seized 26.06.1814 by HMS Hyperion, taken to Plymouth 14.07.1814 (18 guns 50 men). 1816 owner Spurrier, master Farmer reg Plymouth (328t) Sold as British merchantman Upton owned by Sanworth of Liverpool. Acquired on 15.01.1826 by the Argentine Government and commissioned on 07.02.1826 as Republica Argentina. Sunk by the Brazilian warship at Monte Santiago battle on 07.04.1827.

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