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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer brig 'Duke of Leinster' (1779) (14)
Captured25.5.1781BWAS-1714
First Commissioned30.5.1781
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig
Sold14.6.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Keel45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Breadth20' 2"Imperial Feet6.1468 
Depth in Hold8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Burthen105Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.5.1781 - 25.9.1781CommanderEdward Shepherd (d.1791) ADM 6/22/350
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 10.10.1781
BWAS-1714
25.9.1781 - 13.5.1784CommanderJohn Luck ADM 6/22/517
Issued by Thomas Graves (1725-1802), North America
Commission confirmed 18.9.1782
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
14.6.1783Sold at New YorkBWAS-1714


Sources


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

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