Volcano

7360
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased24.9.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Sold8.1.1784BWAS-1714

Armament


9.1781Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.1632 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.178145 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.9.1781 - 13.3.1782CommanderJames Kirkland ADM 6/23/516BWAS-171413.3.1782 - 1.6.1782CommanderJohn Markham ADM 6/23/3
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 6.1.1783
ADM 6/23
1.6.1782 - 28.8.1782CommanderJohn Wells ADM 6/22/509
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 27.8.1782
ADM 6/22
7.6.1783 - 20.11.1783CommanderWalter Gwennap (d.1798) ADM 6/23/153
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 17.10.1783
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
30.10.1783Arrived at DeptfordBWAS-1714
20.11.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1.1784Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Possibly the same Volcano as that purchased 1778/08/02. Although described as the Empress of Russia

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
 

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