Duguay Trouin

4004
Nominal Guns18
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Duguay Trouin' (1779) (18)
Captured29.1.1780
First Commissioned6.1780
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1774
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold30.10.1783

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck86' 2"Imperial Feet26.2213 
Length of Keel68' 10 ½"Imperial Feet20.7391 
Breadth26' 3"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen251 6694Tons BM 

Armament


6.1780Broadside Weight = 80.5 Imperial Pound ( 36.507 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1780110 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.5.1780 - 27.2.1781CommanderGeorge Stoney (c.1740-1786) ADM 6/22/138BWAS-171427.2.1781 - 23.8.1781CommanderJohn Fish (1758-1834) ADM 6/22/410BWAS-171423.8.1781 - 15.8.1782CommanderBenjamin Hulke (1754-1799) ADM 6/23/204
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 22.8.1784
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
21.8.1780Took the Privateer La Marquise de Pern in the Channel
29.11.1780Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
13.6.1781Took the Privateer Le Brillant in the West Indies
4.1782At JamaicaBWAS-1714
2.3.1783Took the Corvette La Coquette (26) off Turk's Island
13.8.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
30.10.1783SoldBWAS-1714

 

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