Mars

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fifth Rate frigate 'Mars' (1769) (32)
Captured1781/02/03BWAS-1714
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
ConstructorPeter EdwardsM01
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sold1784/03/25BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 9"Imperial Feet39.6316 
Length of Keel108' 10"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth34' 10"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Depth in Hold11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen702 8694Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1781/02/03220 BWAS-1714

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1781/02/03 - 1781/08CaptainThe Hon. John Whitmore ChetwyndBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1781/02/03Captured by Rodney's fleet at the surrender of Saint EustatiusB068
1781/02/03CommissionedB068
1781/08Arrived in Chatham and paid offB068
1782/02/12Completed survey at ChathamB068
1784/03/25Sold at Chatham for £505B068
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
M01 Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
B068 Warships of the Great lakesRobert MalcomsonBook
 

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