Britannia

23785
Nominal GunsUnknownPMD
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Hired23.4.1776PMD
ShipyardUnknownPMD
CategoryHired VesselPMD
Ship TypeTender
Last Mentioned11.10.1783PMD

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.4.1776 - 1.10.1781LieutenantJohn Shortland (d.1804)PMD1.10.1781 - 11.6.1782LieutenantHay Forbes (d.1806) ADM 6/22/495ADM 6/2231.7.1782 - 13.3.1783LieutenantJohn Besly ADM 6/23/162
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 14.11.1783
ADM 6/23
13.3.1783 - 1783CommanderPiercy Brett (d.1792) ADM 6/23/167
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 24.11.1783
ADM 6/23


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
 

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