Saint John

Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardSt John's - Newfoundland BWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam LilleyBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Length of Keel56' 9 ½"Imperial Feet17.0815 
Breadth25' 4"Imperial Feet7.6403 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen193 8094Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers

12.9.1781 - 20.7.1782CommanderRalph Milbanke (1761-1823) ADM 6/22/364
Issued by Richard Edwards (1715-1795), Newfoundland - Canada
Commission confirmed 14.11.1781
ADM 6/22
23.9.1782 - 1782CommanderCharles Henry Lane (d.1807) ADM 6/23/24
Issued by John Campbell (1719-1790), Newfoundland - Canada
Commission confirmed 6.2.1783
ADM 6/23


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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