Canceaux

3487
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased2.1764BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryOther VesselsBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSurvey Vessel
Sold1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck80' 6"Imperial Feet24.5364 
Length of Keel64' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet19.5136 
Breadth23' 1"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen183 7794Tons BM 

Armament


2.1764Broadside Weight = 5 Imperial Pound ( 2.2677 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British Light Guns
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.176455 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1764 - 2.6.1776LieutenantHenry Mowat (1734-1798)BWAS-17142.6.1776 - 8.4.1780LieutenantJohn Schank ADM 6/21/209
Issued by Molyneaux Shuldham (1717-1798), North America
Commission confirmed 23.8.1776
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
16.3.1761Began fitting at Deptford BWAS-1714
2.1764Commissioned for service in CanadaBWAS-1714
21.4.1764Completed fitting at Deptford at a cost of £2145.9.0dBWAS-1714
2.2.1771Began refitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
28.5.1771Completed refitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £2759.0.8dBWAS-1714
17.12.1774Moored in the Piscataqua River, having sailed from BostonNDARI
1783Sold at QuebecBWAS-1714
17.10.1783

Paid off

ADM 51

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1775/01/011775/01/01North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775Samuel Graves (1713-1787)

Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile William

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NDARINaval Documents of the American Revolution Vol IWilliam Bell Clark, EditorDigital Book
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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