Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1714
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1714
ConstructorThomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck78' 3"Imperial Feet23.7839 
Length of Keel55' 8"Imperial Feet16.8046 
Breadth25' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet7.6391 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Forward4' 9 ½"Imperial Feet1.2319 
Draught Aft8' 5"Imperial Feet2.5654 
Burthen206Tons BM 


6.1779Broadside Weight = 31 Imperial Pound ( 14.0588 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

4.12.1780Broadside Weight = 111 Imperial Pound ( 50.3388 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
6.177980 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers

7.6.1779 - 26.9.1780CommanderJohn Nicholson Inglefield (1748-1828) ADM 6/21/564BWAS-171426.9.1780 - 9.5.1781CommanderWilliam Carlyon (c.1750-?) ADM 6/22/175BWAS-17149.5.1781 - 9.10.1782CommanderJohn Manley ADM 6/22/284BWAS-171411.1782 - 9.12.1782LieutenantMichael Stanhope (c.1750-c.1790)BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer

4.7.1779 - 11.12.1780MasterJames PaittADM29-1

Service History

20.6.1779Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
3.8.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1821.11.9dBWAS-1714
25.9.1779Took the Snow La Duchesse de Chartres (12) and carried into Milford HavenBG
1780Downs squadronBWAS-1714
3.1781Took the Privateer Le Prince Noir (16) ref:692
26.4.1781Took the Privateer Le Marquis d'Aubertine (14)
5.1781Irish seaBWAS-1714
13.5.1781Took the Privateer Defiance (6) off St Malo
7.1781Took the Snow Black Princess (12)
9.12.1782Seized off Florida by American prisoners on board and turned over to the Spanish at HavanaBWAS-1714


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