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Princess Caroline

5961
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured30.12.1780BWAS-1714
First Commissioned7.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
Constructor
Paulus van ZwijndrechtDutch
Ship Builder
M01
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sunk as Breakwater5.1799BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck129' 1"Imperial Feet39.3201 
Length of Keel107' 5"Imperial Feet32.6317 
Breadth38' 10"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Burthen861 6094Tons BM 

Armament


7.1781Broadside Weight = 318 Imperial Pound ( 144.213 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1781280EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
14.6.1781 - 27.11.1782Captain
Hugh BromedgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1782
ADM 6/22/300
BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.7.1788 - 30.3.1792Gunner
Thomas CarlisleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
ADM 29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1782Convoy escort to the West IndiesBWAS-1714
28.6.1782Took the Ship
Le Tartare (24) 1782-1782
French 24 Gun
Privateer Ship

8.1782Returned home as convoy escortBWAS-1714
27.11.1782

Paid off into ordinary

BWAS-1714
8.1791Refitted as a Unrated Receiving Ship
5.1799Scuttled as a breakwater at HarwichBWAS-1714
1802Remains were soldBWAS-1714

 

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