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Halifax

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
American sloop 'Ranger' (1777) (14) 1777-1780
American 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Captured12.5.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth - New Hampshire DANFS
Constructor
James HackettAmerican
Ship Builder
Service 1739
DANFS
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold13.10.1781BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Length of Keel77' 10"Imperial Feet23.4696 
Breadth27' 8"Imperial Feet8.2586 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen316 8494Tons BM 

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
15.5.1780 - 11.8.1781Commander
John Hope BowersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1783
ADM 6/22/186
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 26.10.1780
BWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1781 - 11.8.1781Midshipman
Charles BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1852
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
15.5.1780Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £3000.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.7.1781Arrived at Portsmouth and surveyedBWAS-1714
11.8.1781Paid offADM 51
13.10.1781Sold at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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