Badger

7488
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased6.1776BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Condemned17.11.1777BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck68' 6"Imperial Feet20.7455 
Length of Keel54' 3"Imperial Feet16.4783 
Depth in Hold9' 4"Imperial Feet2.8448 
Burthen137 5294Tons BM 
Burthen21' 10"Imperial Feet6.4008 

Armament


6.1776Broadside Weight = 27 Imperial Pound ( 12.2448 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.177680 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.11.1776 - 7.9.1777CommanderCharles Holmes Everitt ADM 6/21/293
Issued by Clark Gayton (1712-1787), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 19.6.1777
BWAS-1714
7.9.1777 - 8.12.1778CommanderMichael John Everitt (d.1779) ADM 6/21/417
Issued by Clark Gayton (1712-1787), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 1.6.1778
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.11.1776 - 19.6.1777LieutenantWilliam Nowell (d.1828) ADM 6/21/293
Issued by Clark Gayton (1712-1787), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 19.6.1777
ADM 6/21

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1777 - 6.9.1777Master's MateManley Dixon (1757-1838)ref:616

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1776Purchased at Jamaica - Greater Antilles at a cost of £1150.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1777Sailed for PortsmouthBWAS-1714
6.1777Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1777Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £551.9.8dBWAS-1714
8.1777Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
6.9.1777Arrived at JamaicaBWAS-1714
17.11.1777Condemned and sold? at JamaicaBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile brig Pitt

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
 

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