Port Antonio

7778
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased4.6.1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.6.1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck59' 6"Imperial Feet18.0001 
Length of Keel44' 10"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Breadth21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen105 1594Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.6.177935 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.6.1779 - 28.8.1780LieutenantThomas Surridge (d.1820) ADM 6/22/95
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 4.3.1780
ADM 6/22
10.1779 - 12.1779Lieutenant EdwardsBWAS-171417.12.1779 - 18.12.1781LieutenantJames Lys ADM 6/23/265
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 3.2.1785
BWAS-1714
7.1781 - 3.1782LieutenantWilliam Elliot (d.1838)BWAS-171413.3.1782 - 28.10.1782LieutenantThomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.6.1779Purchased at Jamaica - Greater Antilles at a cost of £600.0.0dBWAS-1714
28.10.1782Paid offBWAS-1714
1783Sold at JamaicaBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
French brig La Therese

 

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