Viper

7340
Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased17.7.1777B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSchooner
Sold2.1780B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen149Tons BM 

Armament


7.1777Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8025 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.177750 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.7.1777 - 6.8.1779LieutenantEdward Pakenham (d.1798) ADM 6/22/42
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 27.10.1779
ADM 6/22
6.8.1779 - 12.1.1780LieutenantMonine Hollingberry ADM 6/22/80
Issued by Richard Edwards (1715-1795), Newfoundland
Commission confirmed 20.1.1780
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
9.9.1779Seige of Savannah
2.1780Sold in New YorkBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
 

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