Cabot

3457
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican brigantine 'Cabot' (1775) (14)
Captured26.3.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownDANFS
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold25.6.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Breadth24'Imperial Feet7.3406 
Moulded Breadth74'Tons BM 
Burthen189Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck58' 7"Tons BM 
Breadth24' 8"Tons BM 
Moulded Breadth74' 10"Tons BM 
Burthen186 1594Tons BM 

Armament


26.3.1777Broadside Weight = 42 Imperial Pound ( 19.047 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.177880 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.6.1777 - 12.11.1778LieutenantEdmund Dodd (1734-1815)BWAS-171412.11.1778 - 18.5.1779CommanderEdmund Dodd (1734-1815) ADM 6/21/473ADM 6/2118.5.1779 - 3.9.1781CommanderHenry Cromwell (c.1739-1814) ADM 6/21/557BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1778Commissioned as an Armed ShipB066
1779Channel and North SeaBWAS-1714
13.5.1779Action in Cancale Bay
5.8.1781Battle of Dogger Bank
3.9.1781

Paid Off

BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
 

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