Sachem

2539
Nominal Guns10DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorContinental Navy
Launched2.5.1776W027
Home Port DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtW027
ShipyardUnknownDANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeSloop DANFS
Captured5.4.1777BWAS-1714

Armament


29.9.1777Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)W027
Gun Deck10 American 3-Pounder
Gun Deck6 American Swivel

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1776 - 20.9.1776CaptainIsaiah RobinsonW02718.10.1776 - 5.4.1777CaptainJames RobinsonW027

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1776 - 20.9.1776LieutenantJoshua Barney (1759-1818)W02710.1776 - 5.4.1777LieutenantSamuel YorkW027

Service History


DateEventSource
5.4.1777Taken by Roebuck (44)
5.4.1777Taken by Perseus (20)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
W027American War of Independence at SeaKen KellowWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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