Cornwallis

3708
Nominal Guns5BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1777BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.3.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeGalley BWAS-1714
Soldaft.2.10.1782BWAS-1714

Armament


1777Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 4-Pounder
Bow Chaser1 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
177740 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.3.1777 - 1.12.1777Lieutenant John Brown (1751-1808) ADM 6/23/365
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 1.11.1786
BWAS-1714
1.12.1777 - 10.1778Lieutenant Thomas Spry ADM 6/22/97
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 11.3.1780
ADM 6/22
1779 - 10.1779Lieutenant Leonard Mosey (d.1796)ref:100227.10.1781 - 1781Lieutenant William Johnston (d.1798) ADM 6/22/312
Issued by James Gambier (1723-1789), North America
ADM 6/22

Service History


DateEventSource
2.10.1782Paid offADM 34

 

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