Solitaire

6775
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'La Solitaire' (1774) (64)
Captured6.12.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorAntoine GroignardNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold3.5.1786BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck163' 0"Imperial Feet49.6824 
Length of Keel139' 2"Imperial Feet42.3685 
Breadth45' 4"Imperial Feet13.7363 
Depth in Hold18' 1"Imperial Feet5.4896 
Burthen1,521 2794Tons BM 

Armament


2.1783Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1783500 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1.1783 - 9.1783CaptainRobert Mostyn (d.1784) ADM 6/23/274
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 25.3.1785
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1783Commissioned in the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
9.1783Arrived at Sheerness and paid offBWAS-1714
23.3.1785RegisteredBWAS-1714
3.5.1786Sold at Chatham for £625BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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