Eurus

4154
Erynnis
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer frigate 'Le Dragon' (1756) (24)
Captured4.12.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.10.1758
ShipyardBayonne BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked26.6.1760BWAS-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


10.1758Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1758160 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.10.1758 - 1.2.1759CaptainJoseph Deane (d.1779)BWAS-17141.2.1759 - 3.1760CaptainJohn Elphinstone (1722-1785)BWAS-171431.3.1760 - 20.6.1760CaptainNathaniel Bateman (1723-?)BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.5.1759 - 20.6.1760MasterGeorge Teer (d.1789)IPC

Service History


DateEventSource
5.6.1758Purchased at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £2641.17.2dBWAS-1714
1.1759Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.1759Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £4285.18.0dBWAS-1714
16.2.1759Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
20.6.1760Wrecked in the St LawrenceBWAS-1714


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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