Sachem

2539
Nominal Guns10DANFS
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorContinental Navy
Launched2.5.1776W027
Home Port DANFS
How acquiredPurpose builtW027
ShipyardUnknownDANFS
CategoryUnratedDANFS
Ship TypeSloop
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) , 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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