Providence

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Fifth Rate frigate 'Providence' (1776) (28)
Captured12.5.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardProvidence - Rhode Island E-WIKI
Constructor Silvester BowesE-WIKI
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold11.3.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel104' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet31.7183 
Breadth33' 8"Imperial Feet10.1261 
Depth in Hold10' 5"Imperial Feet3.175 
Burthen632 3994Tons BM 

Armament


5.1780Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1780220 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.5.1780 - 16.5.1780Captain Andrew Snape Douglas (1761-1797) ADM 6/22/203
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 28.11.1780
ADM 6/22
16.5.1780 - 6.12.1780Captain John Henry (1731-1829) ADM 6/22/265
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 26.3.1781
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
12.5.1780Taken at the fall of CharlestonBWAS-1714
15.5.1780Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £5300.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.12.1780Arrived at Plymouth and placed in ordinaryBWAS-1714
22.12.1780Surveyed but not repairedBWAS-1714
6.1.1784Sold for £405, but the buyer failed to take the shipBWAS-1714
11.3.1784Sold for £235BWAS-1714

 

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