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Nominal GunsUnknownBWAS-1793
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPrivate Owners
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBaltimore - Maryland BWAS-1793
William PriceAmerican
Ship Builder
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck135' 6"Imperial Feet41.1524 
Length of Keel108' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Breadth37' 5 ½"Imperial Feet11.2903 
Depth in Hold10' 11"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Burthen809 494Tons BM 

Service History

31.1.1812Taken by the British


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Posted by AvM on Saturday 4th of December 2021 17:42

The main mystery is the final fate after sale?
She was new ship, which could be used in many Wars at that time.

Bob: you could write to me: andreas <at>

Posted by AvM on Saturday 4th of December 2021 14:40

Launched as HOPE

Posted by AvM on Saturday 4th of December 2021 14:40

She was launched 1811
and originally she was ordered by Hayitan Christopje as a corvette.

She was built 1810-1811
but registered only in 1811 as #186 at Baltimore 26 November 1811
master Thomas White
- Robert Oliver (of the state of Maryland, merchant)
- John Oliver
- Bernard John VonKapff
- Friderick William Brunie
- John N D'Arcy
- Henry Dieder Junior

2 decks &3 masts
136feet 6inches x 37 feet 8 inches 850 61/95 bm toms x (no depth given)

Builders certificate
790 bm 103.00'x37.00'x18.00

Posted by Bob Grant on Sunday 26th of March 2017 17:01

I am currently restoring a model of this ship...any info would be great

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