Barbadoes

3229
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer 'Rhodes' (1780)
Captured15.2.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold2.12.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck97' 7"Imperial Feet29.591 
Length of Keel81' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet24.7047 
Breadth24' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet7.3216 
Depth in Hold10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Burthen270 3994Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.3.1782 - 18.4.1782CommanderWilliam Henry Douglas (1763-1809) ADM 6/22/554
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 13.12.1782
ADM 6/22
18.4.1782 - 18.4.1783CommanderMathew Smith ADM 6/23/31
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 7.3.1783
BWAS-1714
18.4.1783 - 17.8.1784CommanderCharles Boyles ADM 6/23/238
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 19.8.1784
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
15.3.1782Purchased at UnknownBWAS-1714
11.8.1784Arrived at Deptford and paid offBWAS-1714
2.12.1784Sold at Deptford for £705BWAS-1714


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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