Nestor

5533
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured5.1.1781BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.1781
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen560Tons BM 

Armament


2.1781Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.2.1781 - 10.5.1783CaptainJames Macnamara (c.1736-1802) ADM 6/22/425BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1.1781Taken by Ramillies and Ulysses in the West IndiesBWAS-1714
5.2.1781Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2486.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1781Reported as commanded by Sylverius Moriarty, but this is uncertain
10.5.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
bef.21.6.1783

Sold at Port Royal - Jamaica

ADM 106


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Formerly the French merchant vessel Le Franklin (26)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 106ADM 106 1674-1832 Navy Board: Entry Book of Out Letters Document
 

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