Hinchingbrooke

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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased18.7.1775BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Condemned5.1777BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen96Tons BM 

Armament


18.7.1775Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 6-Pounder

11.1775Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.1775 - 11.5.1777Lieutenant Alexander Ellis (d.1779)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
18.7.1775Purchased at Boston - Massachusetts at a cost of £605.7.6dBWAS-1714
20.7.1775CommissionedBWAS-1714
11.5.1777Paid offBWAS-1714
11.5.1777Condemned at New YorkBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Thursday 9th of April 2020 19:22

11/10/1776 Hinchinbrook schooner Lieutenant Alexander Ellis sailed from St Augustine, Florida to cruise of the St Mary’s River
27/10/1776 Hinchinbrook schooner Lieutenant Alexander Ellis anchored in the St Mary’s River, between Cumberland Island, Georgia and Amelia Island, Florida, weighed and pursued an American schonner but was unable to bring it to action so returned to the anchorage
1/11/1776 Hinchinbrook schooner Lieutenant Alexander Ellis arrived at St Augustine, Florida from the St Mary’s River

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