Barbadoes

3228
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered4.10.1780BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck97' 8"Imperial Feet29.5946 
Length of Keel81' 9"Imperial Feet24.9174 
Breadth25' 2 ⅛"Imperial Feet7.6232 
Depth in Hold10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Burthen275 5994Tons BM 

Armament


1778Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.8.1778 - 9.4.1779CommanderSir George Home (7th Baronet of Blackadder) (1740-1803) ADM 6/22/16
Issued by The Hon. Samuel Barrington (1729-1800), Barbados
Commission confirmed 17.8.1779
ADM 6/22
9.4.1779 - 22.11.1779CommanderJohn Thomas (d.1810) ADM 6/22/71
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 28.12.1779
ADM 6/22


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
American Barbadoes purchased in the West Indies

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 22nd of June 2016 21:19

4-11 Oct 1780 a late hurricane strikes West Indies. Ships lost from C in C Jamaica Ad Parkers fleet with the Berwick74 dis-masted and Commodore Hotham squadron losses 6 ships including the Stirling Castle64 cap Carkett with all hands with the rest being dismasted
Phoenix44 cap Hyde Parker lost off Cuba the crew rescued after defending themselves against the Spanish
Barbadoes14 brig sloop
Andromeda28 CaptainHenry Bryne with all hands off Martinique
Victor10 brig sloop Commander George Mackenzie with all hands
Scarborough22
Thunder74 Under Ad Parker
Laure28
Chameleon14 sloop
Beaver Prize18 sloop off St Lucia
Endeavour14 sloop off Jamaica
Blanch36
Deal Castle20 off Puerto Rico

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