Porpoise

5876
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased8.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeStoreship BWAS-1714
Sold18.1.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck128' 9"Imperial Feet39.0226 
Length of Keel109' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet33.2391 
Breadth33' 3"Imperial Feet10.0838 
Depth in Hold14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen646 6494Tons BM 

Armament


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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.178060 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1780 - 1783Lieutenant Alexander Allen (c.1750-1811)BWAS-17141783 - 1.1783Lieutenant Richard Thoresby (d.1785)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
2.9.1780Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
29.12.1780Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £9068.8.9dBWAS-1714
13.3.1781Sailed with a convoy to the East IndiesBWAS-1714
18.1.1783Sold at Bombay for 39,000 RupeesBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Swedish Hertigennan af Sodermanland

 

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