Pondicherry

5867
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased11.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryOther VesselsBWAS-1714
Ship TypeTroop Ship BWAS-1714
Sold26.3.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Keel109' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet33.2296 
Breadth34' 6 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen697 1094Tons BM 

Armament


11.1780Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

1783Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.178065EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1780 - 2.3.1784LieutenantThomas Saunders Grove (c.1737-1814)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
28.11.1780Began coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
2.1.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £6491.8.2dBWAS-1714
3.1781Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
2.3.1784

Paid off

BWAS-1714
26.3.1784Sold at Deptford for £1,200BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
French Le Pondicherry

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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