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 - 10.1.1759CaptainJoseph Deane (c.1731-1779) ADM 6/18/548BWAS-17141.2.1759 - 31.3.1760CaptainJohn Elphinstone (1722-1785) ADM 6/19/29BWAS-171431.3.1760 - 26.6.1760CaptainNathaniel Bateman (c.1723-1797) ADM 6/19/450
Issued by Lord Alexander Colville (7th Viscount Colville of Culross) (1717-1770), North America
Commission confirmed 18.11.1762
BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
13.5.1759 - 26.6.1760MasterGeorge 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
26.6.1760

Wrecked in the St Lawrence

BWAS-1714


Sources


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

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Sunday 20th of January 2019 13:46grammontJohn Campbell (1719-1790)
Sunday 20th of January 2019 10:07CyJohn Campbell (1719-1790)
Sunday 20th of January 2019 07:04Dan ByrnesJohn Campbell (1719-1790)
Friday 18th of January 2019 18:53M. WalkerEdward Shrapnell (d.1806)
Thursday 17th of January 2019 19:33David StockmanBritish Merchantman east indiaman 'Worcester' (1756) (26)