Duc d'Estissac

4001
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Duc d'Estissac' (1779) (20)
Captured6.6.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardBoulogne-sur-Mer - Picardy BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold30.10.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 8"Imperial Feet28.702 
Length of Keel79' ?"Imperial Feet24.0792 
Breadth24' 0 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Burthen242 9194Tons BM 

Armament


9.1781Broadside Weight = 54.5 Imperial Pound ( 24.716 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1781125 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.8.1781 - 10.8.1782CommanderPeter Rivett (d.1782) ADM 6/22/329BWAS-171410.8.1782 - 8.1783CommanderThomas Hoar (1758-1825) ADM 6/23/24
Issued by Joshua Rowley (1734-1790), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 8.2.1783
BWAS-1714
8.1783 - 1783CommanderEdmund NagleBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1.9.1781Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
25.1.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3630.5.2dBWAS-1714
30.1.1782Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
30.10.1783Sold at Deptford for £510BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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