Lowestoffe's Prize

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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican schooner 'Resolution' (1776) (14)
Captured20.11.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Condemned9.1779BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck49' 2"Imperial Feet14.9408 
Length of Keel39' 9"Imperial Feet11.9126 
Breadth16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Depth in Hold7' 1"Imperial Feet2.159 
Burthen56 3894Tons BM 

Armament


1778Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8028 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
177835Establishment?BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.11.1777 - 1778LieutenantCharles Jordan (d.1779) ADM 6/21/367
Issued by Clark Gayton (1712-1787), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 17.2.1778
ADM 6/21
1778 - 2.9.1778LieutenantRobert HibbsADM 12/27B9.9.1778 - 9.1779LieutenantSolomon Ferris (1748-1803) ADM 6/22/33
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 2.10.1779
ADM 6/22

Service History


DateEventSource
17.1.1778Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
15.2.1778RegisteredBWAS-1714
27.2.1778Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
25.3.1778Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £51.6.1dBWAS-1714
10.6.1779Paid offADM 51
9.1779Comdemned at JamaicaBWAS-1714

 

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