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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
American Privateer ship 'Congress' (1781) (20) 1781-1781
American 20 Gun
Privateer Ship
Captured1.7.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownNRAR
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold19.6.1782BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Keel72' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet21.952 
Breadth22' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet6.712 
Depth in Hold8' 3 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Burthen190 6394Imperial Feet0.017 

Armament


1781Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1781100 BWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.7.1781 - 27.9.1781Commander
George LumsdaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1811
ADM 6/22/353
Issued by
Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1794
, Newfoundland - Canada
Confirmed 19.10.1781
ADM 6/22
27.9.1781 - 21.3.1782Lieutenant
Ross DonnellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1838
ADM 6/22/357
Issued by
Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1794
, Newfoundland - Canada
Confirmed 27.10.1781
BWAS-1714
21.3.1782 - 29.5.1782Commander
Robert NobleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1782
ADM 6/22/428
ADM 6/22

Service History


DateEventSource
2.11.1781Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
19.5.1782Paid offADM 51
19.6.1782Sold to Richard Davis, Rotherhithe for £1,000BWAS-1714

 

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