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Diligent

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased25.10.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Captured7.5.1779BWAS-1714
Becomes
American brig 'Diligent' (1779) (12) 1779-1779
American 12 Gun
Unrated Brig

Armament


7.5.1779Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)ref:76
Gun Deck12 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.5.177954 ref:76

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1777 - 1.1778Lieutenant
Thomas FarnhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1791
ADM 6/22/303
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 22.6.1781
ADM 6/22
1.1778 - 7.5.1779Lieutenant
Thomas WalbeoffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1783
TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
25.10.1777Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £420.4.0dBWAS-1714
7.5.1779Providence vs Diligent
7.5.1779Taken by
Providence (12) 1775-1779
American 12 Gun
Unrated Sloop


 

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