Saint Eustatius

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Eustatia
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Sixth Rate ship 'De Graf' (1781) (20)
Captured4.2.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknown
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Soldaft.11.11.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Length of Keel90' 3"Imperial Feet27.5082 
Breadth27' 6"Imperial Feet8.2514 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen363 494Tons BM 

Armament


2.1781Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1781 - 31.7.1781CaptainGeorge Bowen ADM 6/22/356
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 24.2.1781
BWAS-1714
13.5.1781 - 31.1.1782CaptainAndrew Sutherland (d.1795) ADM 6/23/24
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 6.2.1783
BWAS-1714
31.1.1782 - 10.4.1782CaptainJames Cranstoun (d.1797) ADM 6/22/462
Issued by Sir Samuel Hood (1st Baronet Hood) (1724-1816), North America
Commission confirmed 2.5.1782
BWAS-1714
7.4.1782 - 5.1.1783CaptainWilliam Carnegie (1756-1831) ADM 6/23/86
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 16.6.1783
NAO
5.1.1783 - 13.3.1783CaptainEdward Herbert ADM 6/23/140
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 19.9.1783
ADM 6/23
13.3.1783 - 18.4.1783CaptainRichard Grindall ADM 6/23/142
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 23.9.1783
BWAS-1714
18.4.1783 - 11.11.1783CaptainMathew Smith ADM 6/23/151
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 9.10.1783
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1781In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1783Sold at AntiguaBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
 

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