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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer ship 'Lady Washington' (1779) (16)
Captured5.12.1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Beached7.10.1781BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 6"Imperial Feet27.8892 
Length of Keel75' 6"Imperial Feet22.8905 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Depth in Hold10' 4 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen282 294Tons BM 

Armament


1.1780Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1781125 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.1.1779 - 8.3.1780CommanderWilliam James (d.1819) ADM 6/22/204
Issued by James Gambier (1723-1789), North America
Commission confirmed 29.11.1780
ADM 6/22
8.3.1780 - 7.10.1780CommanderWilliam Thomas (c.1737-1800) ADM 6/22/289
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 21.5.1781
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
24.12.1779Purchased at Boston - Massachusetts at a cost of £699.8.3dBWAS-1714
7.10.1781Run ashore near Savannah to prevent her sinkingBWAS-1714

 

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