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6891
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'L'Étoile du Matin' (1778) (6)
Captured11.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig BWAS-1714
Sold1785BWAS-1714

Armament


11.1778Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.177870 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.12.1778 - 24.3.1779CommanderJohn Butchart (d.1796) ADM 6/21/506
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 1.2.1779
BWAS-1714
24.3.1779 - 30.7.1779CommanderThomas Newnham (d.1795) ADM 6/22/56
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 29.11.1779
ADM 6/22
30.7.1779 - 19.12.1779CommanderFrancis John Hartwell (1757-1831) ADM 6/22/22
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 17.2.1781
ADM 6/22
31.12.1779 - 23.1.1780CommanderGeorge Day (c.1731-1791) ADM 6/22/130
Issued by Hyde Parker (1713/14-1783), North Sea - North Atlantic Ocean
Commission confirmed 17.5.1780
ADM 6/22
4.4.1783 - 31.5.1783CommanderNicholas Ingram (1754-1826) ADM 6/23/134
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 8.9.1783
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1778Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £800.0.0dBWAS-1714

 

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