Diligent

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased25.10.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Captured7.5.1779BWAS-1714
BecomesAmerican brig 'Diligent' (1779) (12)

Armament


7.5.1779Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)B037
Gun Deck12 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.5.177954 B037

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1777 - 1.1778Lieutenant Thomas Farnham (d.1793) ADM 6/22/303
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 22.6.1781
ADM 6/22
1.1778 - 7.5.1779Lieutenant Thomas WalbeoffTRN4

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)

 

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