Table 5a: Royal Navy Losses, 1775-1783

 

                                                Captured        Lost in Action              Wrecked

1st & 2nd Rates                                -                       -                              2

3rd Rate                                           1                        1                             10

4th Rate                                           2                        -                              2

5th Rate                                           9                        6                              9

6th Rate                                           4                        4                              7

Sloops and smaller                         60                        7                            35

Fireships & Bombs                          1                        1                               4

Others (Transports, etc.)                  7                        1                              9

 

Table 5b: Continental Navy Losses, 1775-1783

                                                Captured        Lost in Action              Wrecked

5th Rate                                           3                      4                             -

6th Rate                                           5                      4                             2

Sloops and smaller                           3                      9                             4

 

Table 5c: Losses of the American Allies, 1777-1783

 

                                                French              Spanish            Dutch

1st Rate                                        1                       -                     -

2nd Rate                                        -                      -                     -

3rd Rate                                       15                      8                     1

4th Rate                                        -                        -                     3

5th Rate                                       21                       2                    2

6th Rate                                        2                        3                    1

Sloops and smaller                       27                       1                     2

Others (transports, etc.)                 6                       10                    -

 

Table 5c: Merchant and Privateer Losses, 1775-1783

                                                                        Merchants

Taken/Destroyed            Retaken/Ransomed                 Total

British                                               3,087                                 879                            2,208

American/Allied                                1,135                                   27                             1,108

 

                                                                        Privateers

                                                Taken/Destroyed            Retaken/Ransomed          Total

British                                                 89                                     14                         75

American/Allied                                 216                                      1                         215

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