West Florida

6747
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased13.6.1776BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSchooner
Captured20.8.1779BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck56' 0"Imperial Feet17.0688 
Length of Keel41' 0"Imperial Feet12.4968 
Breadth17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Depth in Hold6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen66 7494Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.177630 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.6.1776 - 30.10.1779LieutenantGeorge Burdon ADM 6/21/243BWAS-17141779 - 20.8.1779LieutenantJohn Willett Payne (1752-1803)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
20.8.1779Taken by Morris in Lake Pontrchartrain


Sources


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

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Thursday 13th of December 2018 00:22greg bluntBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Berwick' (1775) (74)
Wednesday 12th of December 2018 12:23William FitzsimmonsJames Boxer (d.1847)
Tuesday 11th of December 2018 08:08Steve GeorgeJames George
Tuesday 11th of December 2018 07:44Richard Alan WoodGeorge Henry Ayton (d.1865)
Monday 10th of December 2018 15:11Tim OakleyBritish sloop 'Ringdove' (1806) (16)