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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench cutter 'L'Hussard' (1779) (18)
Captured5.7.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassCerf ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJaques DenysNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Wrecked13.2.1781BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck84' 7"Imperial Feet25.6477 
Length of Keel64' 2"Imperial Feet19.5199 
Breadth28' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Depth in Hold11' 7"Imperial Feet3.5306 
Burthen271 1794Tons BM 

Armament


10.1780Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.10.1780 - 13.2.1781CommanderJohn Manley ADM 6/22/178BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
27.10.1780 - 1.3.1781MasterPeter Peterson (d.1815)ADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1780Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.1780Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2886.18.11dBWAS-1714
13.2.1781Collided with a privateer in Plymouth sound and then struck a rock and founderedBWAS-1714

 

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