Harpy

7706
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired8.5.1777BWAS-1714
First Commissioned24.4.1777BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn FisherBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold21.3.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck102' 9"Imperial Feet31.2039 
Length of Keel85' 0"Imperial Feet25.908 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen367 2294Tons BM 

Armament


4.1777Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1777125 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.4.1777 - 25.8.1779CommanderRoger Wills (c.1722-1789) ADM 6/21/281BWAS-171425.8.1779 - 14.2.1781CommanderPhilip Walsh (c.1733-1789) ADM 6/22/20BWAS-17141.5.1782 - 21.1.1783CommanderSir James Mantle Barclay (7th Baronet of Pierston) (1750-1793) ADM 6/22/461BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1780 - 16.11.1781Acting LieutenantGeorge Paris Monke (d.1828)MHVA

Service History


DateEventSource
8.5.1777building at Liverpool - Lancashire at a cost of £5599.16.6dBWAS-1714
1779In the Belfast AreaBWAS-1714
8.1779Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1779Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1687.18.7dBWAS-1714
5.1780coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1438.12.11dBWAS-1714
4.3.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
21.3.1783

Sold at Woolwich for £2,395

BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
MHVAThe Maritime History Virtual ArchivesLars BruzeliusWeb Site
 

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