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Effingham

2407
Nominal Guns28ref:740
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorContinental Navy
Ordered13.12.1775ref:740
Keel Laid Down1776ref:740
Launched7.11.1776ref:740
First Commissioned1777ref:740
How acquiredPurpose builtref:740
ShipyardPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania ref:740
Designed by
Joshua HumphreysAmerican
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751
ref:740
Constructor
Joseph GriceAmerican
Ship Builder
ref:740
CategoryFifth Rateref:740
Ship TypeFrigate ref:740
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:740
Scuttled2.11.1777ref:740

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
6.6.1776 - 2.11.1777Captain
John BarryAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1803
DANFS

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1777The incomplete ship was moved from Philadelphia up the Delaware RiverB037
25.10.1777George Washington asked for the crew for use in the fleetB037
2.11.1777Scuttled near Bordentown, New JerseyB037
9.5.1778Burnt to the waterline by British troopsB037

 

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