Fair American

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By: Michael Costagliola

The 14-gun brig Fair American, idescribed as a Bermuda-built brig, meaning either made in Bermuda or to Bermuda-sloop lines, about 1776, and commanded by Captain Charles Morgan. Capt. Morgan was granted a privateer Commission by Governor John Rutledge of South Carolina on 12 November, 1776, while in command of the brig ACTIVE. Fair American’s dimensions were: LOA, 80’8”; length on the deck, 68’; length on the keel, 55’3”; breadth, 24’; depth in hold, 9’; draft, 11’8”; tonnage, about 120.

Model type: Naval, Sail
Scale: 1/4" = 1'
Size: 32 7/8" x 14 1/2" x 30 1/2"
Class: A

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