Eurus

4154
Erynnis
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer frigate 'Le Dragon' (1756) (24)
Captured1757/12/04BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1758/10/17
ShipyardBayonne BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked1760/06/26BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck121' 9 ½"Imperial Feet36.8935 
Length of Keel101' 6"Imperial Feet30.9372 
Breadth31' 10"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen546 7294Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen400French Tonneaux391.6 

Armament


1758/10Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1758/10160 BWAS-1714

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1758/10/17 - 1759/02/01CaptainJoseph DeaneBWAS-17141759/02/01 - 1760/03CaptainJohn ElphinstoneBWAS-17141760/03/31 - 1760/06/20CaptainNathaniel BatemanBWAS-1714

Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1759/05/13 - 1760/06/20MasterGeorge TeerIPC

Service History


DateEventSource
1758/06/05Purchased at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £2641.17.2dBWAS-1714
1759/01Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1759/02Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £4285.18.0dBWAS-1714
1759/02/16Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
1760/06/20Wrecked in the St LawrenceBWAS-1714
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:692 Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
IPC Individual's Passing Certificate Document
 

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