Nominal Guns36
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Fifth Rate frigate 'Confederacy' (1778) (36)
First Commissioned13.5.1781
ShipyardNorwich - Connecticut BWAS-1714
ConstructorJedidiah WillettsBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up30.1782


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck154' 9"Imperial Feet46.9434 
Length of Keel133' 5"Imperial Feet40.5422 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold12' 3"Imperial Feet3.6957 
Burthen970 8694Tons BM 


6.1781Broadside Weight = 186 Imperial Pound ( 84.351 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1781260 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer

7.5.1781 - 21.9.1781CaptainJames Cumming (1738-1808): on board from 13.5.1781 ADM 6/22/360
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 6.11.1781
ADM 6/22

Service History

14.4.1781Captured by Roebuck and Orpheus off the Delaware.B066
22.6.1781Purchased at a cost of £5941.1.4dBWAS-1714
21.9.1781Paid offADM 51
18.11.1781Docked at WoolwichB066
3.1782Broken up at WoolwichB066


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