DimensionsDimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714Length of Gundeck146' 3"Imperial Feet44.5025 Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 Breadth40' 9"Imperial Feet12.4206 Depth in Hold17' 7 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 Burthen1,059 63⁄94Tons BM
Armament24.1.1780Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)
|BWAS-1714||Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder||Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder||Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder||Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder|
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Notes on Ship
ADAMANT,50 (1780 Liverpool. HS 1809)
In November 1779 Lieut. Isaac COFFIN (later an Admiral) was appointed to ADAMANT, which was about to be launched, and in June 1780 he brought her round to Plymouth under jury masts. In the following August she sailed for New York with a convoy.
1785 Flagship of Sir Richard HUGHES, Leeward Is.
1789 Capt. KN0X, flagship of Sir Richard HUGHES, North American station. ADAMANT sailed for Halifax in June 1789. In June 1790 Capt. KN0X was obliged to retire from the service due to bad health and Lieut. William H0PE of the RATTLE sloop was appointed by Sir Richard to act in his place. (Later in the year he acted as captain of PENEL0PE before returning to ADAMANT.) His appointment was not confirmed by the Admiralty and ADAMANT paid off at Plymouth in the summer of 1792.
1793 Capt. W BENTINCK. 1794 Capt. Henry D'Esterre DARBY, 6/94. ADAMANT was employed in escorting the trade to and from the Mediterranean and the West Indies. Capt. DARBY removed to BEL