Stormont

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured14.2.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Captured3.2.1782BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench corvette 'Le Stormon' (1782) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel59' 2"Imperial Feet17.9888 
Breadth23' 7"Imperial Feet7.0697 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen175Tons BM 

Armament


2.1781Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1781100EstablishmentBWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1781 - 27.7.1781CommanderNicholas Charrington (d.1803) ADM 6/22/351
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 12.10.1781
BWAS-1714
27.7.1781 - 3.2.1782CommanderChristmas Paul ADM 6/22/398
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 15.1.1782
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.1781Taken at the surrender of St EustatiusBWAS-1714
15.2.1781CommissionedBWAS-1714
3.2.1782Taken by de Keraint's squadron at the surrender of DemeraraBWAS-1714
3.2.1782Taken by the French by de Kersaint's squadron at the capture of Demerara


Sources


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

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