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Nominal Guns14B173
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home Port B173
ShipyardBaltimore - Maryland B173
Ship TypeSloopB173
Sailing RigBrigB173
British sloop 'Nova Scotia' (1812) (14) 1812-1820
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1813 Renamed "Ferret"


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel66' 3"Imperial Feet20.1295 
Breadth24' 8"Imperial Feet7.366 
Depth in Hold10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Burthen214 3894Tons BM 

Service History

17.10.1812Taken by
Spartan (38) 1806-1822
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
on St George\'s Bank

17.10.1812Taken by
Maidstone (36) 1811-1865
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
on St George\'s Bank


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Posted by AvM on Saturday 4th of December 2021 22:45

Gazette Monday, Mar 12, 1810 Portland, ME
She was launched on 7 March 1810 by William Moulton, Portland

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