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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
American Privateer frigate 'American Tartar' (1776) (24) 1776-1777
American 24 Gun
Privateer Frigate
Named25.2.1778BWAS-1714
Captured29.8.1777BWAS-1714
First Commissioned15.9.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownW027
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold21.3.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen318Tons BM 

Armament


9.1777Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1777125 BWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.9.1777 - 16.10.1778Commander
John BrudenellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1778
ADM 6/21/345
Issued by
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
, Newfoundland - Canada
Confirmed 13.12.1777
BWAS-1714
16.10.1778 - 24.7.1781Commander
John WainwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1806
ADM 6/21/480
Issued by
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
, Newfoundland - Canada
Confirmed 30.11.1778
BWAS-1714
24.7.1781 - 1.3.1783Lieutenant
James ScreechBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1798
ADM 6/22/315
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
9.10.1777Purchased at Newfoundland - Canada BWAS-1714
25.2.1778RegisteredBWAS-1714
18.1.1780Arrived at WoolwichBWAS-1714
5.3.1780Began fitting at Sheerness, but not completedBWAS-1714
7.1781Refitted as a Other Vessels Slop Ship
1.3.1783Paid offADM 34
21.3.1783Sold at Sheerness for £960BWAS-1714

 

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