Lynx

5202
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired10.3.1777BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold1.5.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956 
Length of Keel77' 7 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold11' 11"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen323 6794Tons BM 

Armament


3.1777Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

10.1780Broadside Weight = 126 Imperial Pound ( 57.141 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1777125 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.3.1777 - 7.4.1778Commander Francis Parry (c.1739-1803) ADM 6/21/263BWAS-171429.4.1778 - 3.8.1780Commander John Breton ADM 6/21/398BWAS-171416.8.1780 - 7.4.1783Commander James Norman (c.1735-1806) ADM 6/22/161BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
10.3.1777building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £3161.18.4dBWAS-1714
26.3.1777Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
22.5.1777Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2798.13.7dBWAS-1714
24.9.1778Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
8.1780Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
16.8.1780Refitted as a 10 gun Unrated Hospital Ship
10.1780RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1768.7.6dBWAS-1714
4.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
1.5.1783Sold at Deptford for £2,300BWAS-1714

 

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