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USF Trumbull (1776)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 4 months ago

Trumbull, 30 Guns

Nationality American
Ordered 1775/12/13 W016
Laid Down 1776/03/00 W012
Launched 1776/09/05 W012
Shipyard Chatham, CT W012
Constructor Cotton John W016
Rate Frigate
Type Frigate
Out Service 1781/08/28 W016
Fate Captured W016

W012   Type Metric
Burthen 700 Tons BM

1776 W016 Broadside Weight = 162
Gun Deck 24 American 12-Pounder
Gun Deck 6 American 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1776 199 W016

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1776/09/20 1781/08/28 Captain James Nicholson W012
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1781 1781/08/25 First Lieutenant Richard Dale W016
1781/08/28 1781/08/28 Lieutenant Alexander Murray  
1781/08/28 1781/08/28 Lieutenant Christopher R Perry  
Petty Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1781/08/28 1781/08/28 Midshipman Graves Hosmer  
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
Unknown Unknown Seaman Robert Atkins  
Unknown Unknown Seaman John Brice  
Unknown Unknown Seaman Truman Loveland  
1776/03 1777 Seaman John Case Marvin  
1777 Unknown Seaman Nathan Gould  
1777/04/17 1781/08/28 Landsman William Webb  
1780 Unknown Seaman David Lockwood  
1780 1781/08/28 Seaman John Trevett  
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
Unknown Unknown Marine Captain Gilbert Saltonstall  
1776/09/10 Unknown Sergeant George T Sloan  

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1776 Lay in the Connecticut River at Old Saybrook unable to get across the mouth W016
1779 Floated over bar with casks then outfitted in New London W016
1779 Fitted for sea at at New London, Conn., under the direction of Nathaniel Shaw W012
1780/05 Sailed in Atlsantic Ocean on first cruise  
1780/06 Engaged British 32-guns letter-of-marque Watt in indecisive action, 8 killed, 31 wounded  
1780/06/01 Present at the Action of 1780-06-01  
1780/06/14 Reached Nantasket to effect repairs W012
1781 Remained inactive in Philadelphia for first part of the year W016
1781/08/08 Sailed as convoy to 28 merchantmen, accompanied by a 24-gunned privateer and a 14-gun letter-of-marque  
1781/08/28 Attacked and taken by the Iris and the General Monk W012
1781/08/28 Struck and taken under tow to New York but not bought in due to severe damage W016

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1780/06/01 Action of 1780-06-01

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
W016 Wikipedia Various
W012 Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels Unknown

Last Updated :2009/06/18 at 12:02:40 by Cy

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