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Nominal Guns58B057
NationalityGreat BritainB057
OperatorThe Royal NavyB057
Keel Laid Down1741/01/07B057
ShipyardRotherhithe B057
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60 Gunner - modifiedB057
ConstructorElias Bird B057
CategoryFourth RateB057
Ship TypeShip of the Line B057


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB057
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet 
Length of Keel116' 7"Imperial Feet35.5346
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet 
Burthen1,068 194Tons BM 
Burthen1,067 4994Tons BM 


1742/05/26Broadside Weight = 462 Imperial Pound ( 209.517 kg) B057
Lower Gun Deck24British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 6-Pounder
1745Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg) B057
Lower Gun Deck24British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 6-Pounder
Crew Complement
Date# of MenNotesSource
1733420Design Complement 
Flag Officers
17461746/05/02CommodoreCurtis BarnetB057
1746/05/031748CommodoreEdward PeytonB057
17421743CaptainJohn CockburnB057
17441744/03CaptainEdward LeggeB057
1744/031746/05/03CaptainEdward PeytonB057
1746/05/031748CaptainHenry RosewellB057
Service History
DateEvent Source
1742/05/26Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard B057
1742/05/26Completed at Rotherhithe at a cost of £15886.10.0dB057
1742/06/29Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £6294.13.5dB057
1744/04/30Sailed for the East IndiesB057
1744/11/24Took the Merchantman East Indiaman Favori at Achin 
1745Re-classed as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line  
1748/11/18Sunk in Trincomalee bay as a Sheer HulkB057
1748/11/18Re-classed as a Unrated Sheer Hulk  

B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
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