General Monk4428
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer ship 'General Washington' (1780)
ShipyardUnited States NRAR
Ship TypeShip-Sloop
BecomesAmerican Sixth Rate ship 'General Washington' (1782)


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


1780/12Broadside Weight = 87 Imperial Pound ( 39.4545 kg) BWAS-1714
Gun Deck18British 9-Pounder
Gun Deck2British 6-Pounder


1780/12/021782/04/08CommanderJosiah RogersBWAS-1714

Service History

DateEvent Source
1780/11/27Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £961.14.8dBWAS-1714
1782/04/08Taken by Hyder Ali in Delaware Bay 


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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