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Berbice

3288
Nominal Guns8
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1780
First Commissioned7.1781
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSchooner
Condemned12.9.1788

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck72' 9"Imperial Feet22.0599 
Length of Keel54' 0"Imperial Feet16.4592 
Breadth20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen120' 6094"Tons BM 

Armament


7.1781Broadside Weight = 23 Imperial Pound ( 10.4307 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck6 Musketoon

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
178042 BWAS-1714

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
14.1.1782 - 18.4.1783Lieutenant
Thomas Boulden ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
Transfered ADM 6/22/487
ADM 6/22

Service History


DateEventSource
1780Purchased in North AmericaBWAS-1714
12.9.1788Condemened at AntiguaBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Joseph Martin on Saturday 2nd of October 2021 00:49

There seems (to me) some duplication with all the Berbice entries (this is the same on Wikipedia entry as well) I am wondering if all 4 entries should be linked?

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