Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1714
ShipyardDover - New Hampshire BWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck78' 10"Imperial Feet23.7744 
Length of Keel60' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet18.2944 
Breadth25' 3"Imperial Feet7.6352 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen205 4994Tons BM 


1.10.1779Broadside Weight = 31 Imperial Pound ( 14.0588 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.177980 BWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders

5.8.1779 - 12.4.1782Commander James Vashon (1742-1827) ADM 6/22/11ADM 6/2114.4.1782 - 13.4.1783Commander William Miller (d.1786) ADM 6/22/554
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 13.12.1782
ADM 6/22
8.6.1787 - 16.11.1791Commander George Burdon ADM 6/22/399BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

14.2.1783 - 13.4.1783Lieutenant William Miller ADM 6/23/25ADM 6/23

Service History

18.10.1779Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
4.12.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1868.19.10dBWAS-1714
11.2.1780Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1781In the North SeaBWAS-1714
5.8.1781Battle of Dogger Bank
15.1.1782Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes

Laid up

ADM 34
10.1783fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £617.10.8dBWAS-1714
4.1787Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1787Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £624.1.6dBWAS-1714
27.9.1787Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714

Paid off

2.10.1792Sold at Deptford for £235BWAS-1714


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