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Oiseau

5606
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured31.1.1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor
François-Guillaume Clairain des LauriersFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1738-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold19.6.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck146' 3"Imperial Feet44.5025 
Length of Keel126' 9 ⅝"Imperial Feet38.4207 
Breadth34' 1"Imperial Feet10.3696 
Depth in Hold15' 3"Imperial Feet4.5872 
Burthen783 4994Tons BM 

Armament


11.1779Broadside Weight = 135 Imperial Pound ( 61.2225 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1779220 BWAS-1714

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
26.11.1779 - 21.4.1783Captain
Henry LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1783
ADM 6/22/53
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.10.1781 - 1781Second Lieutenant
Obidiah NewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1781
ADM 106/22/392
Confirmed 29.12.1781
ADM 106

Service History


DateEventSource
8.2.1779Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
13.5.1779RegisteredBWAS-1714
25.3.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10527.3.3dBWAS-1714
31.3.1780Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
13.1.1781Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
9.2.1781Took the Brig
Captain (10) 1781-1781
American 10 Gun
Privateer Brig

27.6.1781Took the Sloop
Active (12) 1780-1781
American 12 Gun
Privateer Sloop

28.6.1781Took the Brigantine
Active (14) 1780-1781
American 14 Gun
Privateer Brigantine

1.7.1781Took the Brig
Shark (14) 1781-1781
American 14 Gun
Privateer Brig

1.7.1781Took the Ship
Congress (20) 1781-1781
American 20 Gun
Privateer Ship

16.6.1782Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
21.4.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
19.6.1783Sold at Deptford for £1,650BWAS-1714

 

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