Espion

4134
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench cutter 'L'Espion' (1781) (18)
Captured24.1.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1610
Ship ClassCerf Class
Designed byJaques DenysNNF-1610
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter
Sold25.3.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen269Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.1.1781 - 24.1.1782LieutenantThomas Revell ShiversBWAS-171424.1.1782 - 1782CommanderThomas Revell Shivers ADM 6/23/22
Issued by Sir Samuel Hood (1st Baronet Hood) (1724-1816), North America
Commission confirmed 30.1.1783
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1783Sailed from the Leeward Islands for homeBWAS-1714
15.4.1783Arrived at Deptford and paid offBWAS-1714
25.3.1784Sold at Deptford for £425BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1610Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1610 à 1661Alain DemerliacBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
 

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