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Sulphur

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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased7.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Sold4.4.1783BWAS-1714

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.7.1778 - 29.9.1778Commander
James WattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
ADM 6/21/509
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 10.2.1779
BWAS-1714
29.9.1778 - 13.1.1779Commander
John KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1801
ADM 6/21/546
Issued by
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1800
, North America
Confirmed 28.4.1779
ADM 6/21
13.1.1779 - 30.7.1779Commander
Benjamin RunwaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1783
ADM 6/21/567
ADM 6/21
30.7.1779 - 19.7.1781Commander
Thomas BostonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1801
ADM 6/22/10
BWAS-1714
19.7.1781 - 17.1.1783Commander
George LosackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
Transfered ADM 6/22/315
BWAS-1714
17.1.1783 - 19.2.1783Commander
Robert ParreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1790
ADM 6/23/11
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1778Purchased in North AmericaBWAS-1714
11.8.1778Howe's encounter with d'Estaing
22.12.1778RegisteredBWAS-1714
13.6.1779Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1779RecommissionedBWAS-1714
20.10.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3173.11.1dBWAS-1714
4.4.1783Sold at Portsmouth for £550BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Albion

 

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