Hussar

4821
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Sixth Rate ship 'Protector' (1779) (26)
Captured5.5.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardPhiladelphia - Pennsylvania BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold14.8.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen586Tons BM 

Armament


1782Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.5.1781 - 13.6.1783CaptainThomas Macnamara Russell (1743-1824) ADM 6/22/459
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 26.4.1782
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
22.1.1783Took the Fifth Rate Frigate La Sibylle (32) off the Chesapeake
3.6.1783Arrived at DeptfordBWAS-1714
7.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
14.8.1783Sold at Deptford for £1,540BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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