Germaine

4445
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured14.2.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold25.3.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Length of Keel70' 9"Imperial Feet21.5646 
Breadth26' 4"Imperial Feet7.9417 
Burthen261Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1781110 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1781 - 14.4.1782CommanderGeorge Augustus Keppel (d.1782) ADM 6/22/377
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 4.12.1781
ADM 6/22
14.4.1782 - 20.3.1783CommanderAlexander John Ball (1757-1809) ADM 6/23/33
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 14.3.1783
BWAS-1714
5.4.1783 - 1784CommanderJohn Oakes Hardy ADM 6/23/152
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 13.10.1783
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.1781American mercantile brig Americain taken at the surrender of St EustatiusBWAS-1714
23.2.1781fitting at Jamaica BWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
11.1782Blockade of Cap FrancoisBWAS-1714
29.1.1784Arrived at DeptfordBWAS-1714
2.1784Paid offBWAS-1714
25.3.1784Sold at Deptford for £630BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
 

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