HMS Dumbarton

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HMS Dumbarton on patrol off Jamaica

H.M.S. Dumbarton

Rating: Fifth rate

Class: Mars Fifth Rate Frigate

Date of Current Commission: August 10, 1732

Shipyard: Chatham Royal Dockyard, 18 June 1732.

Guns: 36

Crew: 195

Status: Stationed out of Port Royal


HMS Dumbarton was originally launched in June of 1732 in Chatham Royal Dockyards in Britain she was put under the temporary command of her First Lieutenant to sail her to Port Royal to be assigned under the command of Captain Alexander Ramage to help take care of the pirate infestation that Jamaica was facing while also actively using her to engage French National ships and privateers. The Dumbarton gained a reputation of not only being a fast ship but also being well armed and more than up to the task assigned to her.

Notable Actions

Port Date Battle type Enemy Result Notes
Nassau 18th August 1732 Defence PIRATE.JPG Victory Assisted in sinking 3 ships

British Captains:

1732-Present: Captain Alexander Ramage

Port Battle History