Keppel

4992
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer sloop 'New Broom' (1778) (14)
Captured21.10.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardBaltimore - Maryland
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold5.8.1783BWAS-1714

Armament


10.1778Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.177875EstablishmentBWAS-1714

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.10.1778 - 7.10.1780Lieutenant Richard WhitworthBWAS-17147.10.1781 - 7.12.1782Lieutenant Robert Steel (c.1729-?)BWAS-17147.12.1782 - 15.12.1782Commander Richard Rundle Burgess (1754-1797) Transfered ADM 6/23/131
Issued by Joshua Rowley (1734-1790), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 2.9.1783
ADM 6/23
15.12.1782 - 1782Commander Francis Pickmore (d.1818) ADM 6/23/174
Issued by Joshua Rowley (1734-1790), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 18.12.1783
ADM 6/23

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.10.1780 - 6.8.1783Gunner Thomas CarlisleADM 29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1778Purchased at Boston - Massachusetts at a cost of £1132.19.4dBWAS-1714

 

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