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Otter

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured12.1778BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold9.10.1783BWAS-1714

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1778125 BWAS-1714

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.12.1778Commander
Thomas TonkenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1791
ADM 6/21/574
Issued by
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1800
, North America
Confirmed 21.6.1779
ADM 6
1.8.1782 - 2.8.1782Commander
Alexander ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1783
Transfered ADM 6/23/28
Confirmed 1.3.1783
ADM 6/23
15.8.1782 - 14.12.1782Commander
Walter GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1804
ADM 6/23/112
Issued by
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
, North America
Confirmed 15.8.1783
ADM 6/23
25.1.1783 - 18.2.1783Commander
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1790
ADM 6/23/15
ADM 6/23
18.2.1783 - 18.4.1783Commander
Richard WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1799
ADM 6/23/26
ADM 6/23

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.11.1781 - 16.1.1783Purser
Daniel B DawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1777-1822
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
1778Purchased at Boston - Massachusetts at a cost of £3091.10.0dBWAS-1714
9.10.1783Sold at New York for £735.12.5dBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
American mercantile Gleneur

 

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