Prince Edward

5937
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer sloop 'Wilkes' (1779) (14)
Captured11.6.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardBoston - Massachusetts BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Captured5.9.1782BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB071
Burthen160Tons BM 

Armament


11.6.1780Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.178055 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.7.1781 - 12.9.1781LieutenantRichard Simmonds (d.1814) ADM 6/22/400
Issued by Richard Edwards (1715-1795), Newfoundland - Canada
Commission confirmed 16.1.1782
ADM 6/22
3.4.1782 - 5.9.1782LieutenantJohn StilesBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
18.7.1780Purchased at Newfoundland - Canada NNF-1774
5.9.1782Seized by 29 American prisoners in Spear Harbour, LabradorBWAS-1714

 

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