Duguay Trouin

Nominal Guns18
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Duguay Trouin' (1779) (18)
First Commissioned1780/06
ShipyardLe Havre NNF-1774
Ship TypeShip-Sloop


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


1780/06Broadside 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
1780/06110 BWAS-1714

Commanding Officers

1780/06 - 1781/02CommanderGeorge StoneyBWAS-17141781/02 - 1782/04CommanderJohn FishBWAS-17141782/04 - 1783/08CommanderBenjamin HulkeBWAS-1714

Service History

1780/08/21Took the Privateer La Marquise de Pern in the Channel
1780/11/29Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1781/06/13Took the Privateer Le Brillant in the West Indies
1782/04At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1783/03/02Took the Sixth Rate Corvette La Coquette (26) off Turk's Island
1783/08Paid 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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