General Monk

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer ship 'General Washington' (1780) (19)
Captured1780/10/16BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnited States NRAR
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip-Sloop
Captured1782/04/08BWAS-1714
BecomesAmerican Sixth Rate ship 'General Washington' (1782) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 9"Imperial Feet39.6316
Breadth32' 8"Imperial Feet9.8552

Armament


1780/12Broadside Weight = 87 Imperial Pound ( 39.4545 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1780/12/02 - 1782/04/08CommanderJosiah RogersBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1780/11/27Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £961.14.8dBWAS-1714
1782/04/08Taken by Hyder Ali (18) in Delaware Bay
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NRAR Naval Records of the American Revolution 1775-1788AuthorityDigital Book
 

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