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HBMF Providence (1780)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 9 months ago

Providence, 32 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Previously Providence
Captured 1780/05/12 B028
Shipyard Captured B028
Rate Fifth Rate
Type Frigate
Out Service 1784/03/11 B028
Fate Sold B028

Dimensions
B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 126' 61/2" Imperial Feet 38.57
Length of Keel 104' 103/4" Imperial Feet 31.97
Breadth 33' 8" Imperial Feet 10.26
Depth in Hold 10' 5" Imperial Feet 3.18
Burthen 63239/94 Tons BM

Armament
1780/05 B057 Broadside Weight = 174
Gun Deck 26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck 4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1780/05 220 B057

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1780/05/15 1780/12 Post Captain John Henry B057

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1780/05/12 Taken at the fall of Charleston B057
1780/05/15 Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £5,300.0.0d B057
1780/12/01 Arrived at Plymouth and placed in ordinary B057
1780/12/22 Surveyed but not repaired B057
1784/01/06 Sold for £405, but the buyer failed to take the ship B057
1784/03/11 Sold for £235 B057

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield

Last Updated :2009/06/17 at 14:49:57 by Cy

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