British sloop 'Duguay Trouin' (1780)

Duguay Trouin

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


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 


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

6.1780 - 2.1781CommanderGeorge Stoney (d.1786)BWAS-17142.1781 - 4.1782CommanderJohn Fish (1758-1834)BWAS-17144.1782 - 8.1783CommanderBenjamin Hulke (1754-1799)BWAS-1714

Service History

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 Sixth Rate Corvette La Coquette (26) off Turk's Island
8.1783Paid offBWAS-1714


NNF-1774 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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