Amsterdam

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Nominal Guns10W027
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorMassachusetts State Navy
Acquired13.5.1779W027
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryPrivateerW027
Ship TypeBrig
Captured19.10.1781W027
BecomesBritish sloop 'Observer' (1781) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW027
Length of Gundeck88' 6"Imperial Feet26.8415 
Breadth24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.5.177931 W027

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
13.5.1779 - 19.10.1781Captain (Privateer) James MageeW027

Service History


DateEventSource
13.5.1779Taken by Amphitrite (24) off Cape Ann, MAW027


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen Kellow, Web Site
 

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