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Raleigh

2422
Nominal Guns32DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorContinental Navy
Ordered13.12.1775DANFS
Keel Laid Down21.3.1776DANFS
Launched21.5.1776DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtDANFS
ShipyardPortsmouth - New Hampshire DANFS
Constructor
James HackettAmerican
Ship Builder
Service 1739
DANFS
CategoryFifth RateDANFS
Ship TypeFrigateDANFS
Sailing RigShip RiggedDANFS
Captured28.9.1778DANFS
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDANFS
Length of Gundeck131' 5"Imperial Feet39.9329 
Breadth (inside Planking)34' 5"Imperial Feet10.395 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 

Armament


1776Broadside Weight = 192 Imperial Pound ( 87.072 kg)DANFS
Gun Deck32 American 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1776180 DANFS

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.6.1776 - 4.1778Captain
Thomas ThompsonAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1846
DANFS
24.6.1778 - 28.9.1778Captain
John BarryAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1803
DANFS

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.8.1778 - 28.9.1778Lieutenant
Stephen GregoryAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1817
CN

Service History


DateEventSource
12.8.1777Sailed form Portsmouth, NHDANFS
4.9.1777Action of 1777-09-04
4.1778Arrived in BostonDANFS
25.9.1778Sailed from Boston for Portsmouth, VARWAS
27.9.1778Capture of the Raleigh
28.9.1778Taken by
Experiment (50) 1774-1779
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
off Boston

28.9.1778Taken by
Unicorn (20) 1776-1780
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
off Boston


 

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