Jamaica

4916
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1778BWAS-1714
First Commissioned7.9.1778
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold6.1783BWAS-1714

Armament


1782Broadside Weight = 36 Imperial Pound ( 16.326 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1778 - 9.3.1780CommanderRobert Deans (d.1815) ADM 6/22/39
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 20.10.1779
ADM 6/22
12.8.1780 - 17.3.1783CommanderManley Dixon (1757-1838) ADM 6/22/388
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 19.12.1781
BWAS-1714
17.3.1783 - 14.6.1783CommanderEdward O'Bryen (1753-1808) ADM 6/23/174BWAS-171414.6.1783 - 16.7.1783CommanderFrancis Woolridge (c.1734-1805) ADM 6/23/153
Issued by Joshua Rowley (1734-1790), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 17.10.1783
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
16.7.1783Paid offADM 51


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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