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 - 1778CommanderRobert Deans (d.1815) ADM 6/22/39
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 20.10.1779
ADM 6/22
22.4.1782 - 5.1782CommanderThomas ButlerBWAS-17145.1782 - 3.1783CommanderManley Dixon (1757-1838)BWAS-171417.3.1783 - 6.1783CommanderEdward O'Bryen (1753-1808)BWAS-1714


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
 

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