Charlotte -> 1761 Augusta

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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish yacht 'Charlotte' (1677) (8)
Ordered8.8.1710BWAS-1603
Launched10.3.1710/11BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
ConstructorPhineus Pett (1628-1678)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeYacht
Rerated1773BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate yacht 'Princess Augusta' (1773) (6)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck73' 8"Imperial Feet22.3181 
Length of Keel57' 7 ½"Imperial Feet17.3863 
Breadth22' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet6.712 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen155 3094Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
171140 BWAS-1603

18 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1720 - 24.10.1728CaptainJoshua Banaster (1675-1738)ADM 10625.10.1728 - 13.12.1736CommanderWilliam Bridge (d.1744) ADM 6/15/4ADM 6/1414.12.1736 - 8.5.1739Captain and MasterWilliam Parry (d.1753) ADM 6/15/48ADM 6/159.5.1739 - 18.7.1740CommanderCharles Wager Purvis (c.1714-1772) ADM 6/15/174ADM 6/1518.7.1740 - 5.4.1742CommanderJohn Williams (d.1768) ADM 6/16/312ADM 6/156.4.1742 - 13.2.1743/44Captain and MasterRobert Allen (d.1752) ADM 6/16/40ADM 6/1614.2.1743/44 - 13.9.1745Captain and MasterThomas Limeburner (d.1750) ADM 6/16/272ADM 6/1615.11.1745 - 16.12.1745Captain and MasterThomas Limeburner (d.1750) ADM 6/17/23ADM 6/1716.12.1745 - 20.12.1750Captain and MasterRichard Edwards (d.1773) ADM 6/17/33ADM 6/1720.12.1750 - 10.7.1751CommanderJohn Campbell (1719-1790) ADM 6/17/539ADM 6/1717.7.1751 - 7.2.1755CommanderEdward Pratten (c.1715-1763) ADM 6/18/9ADM 6/187.2.1755 - 12.6.1756CommanderJohn Bentley (1703-1772) ADM 6/18/133ADM 6/1830.6.1756 - 23.8.1756CommanderJohn Lendrick (c.1724-1780) ADM 6/18/287ADM 6/1823.8.1756 - 15.10.1756CommanderAlexander Irvine (c.1716-1795) ADM 6/18/303ADM 6/1815.10.1756 - 10.11.1756CommanderSamuel Spencer (c.1717-1795) ADM 6/18/316ref:89810.11.1756 - 4.4.1757CommanderRobert Man (1720-1762) ADM 6/18/321ADM 6/184.4.1757 - 28.7.1761CommanderCharles Wray (d.1773) ADM 6/18/380ADM 6/1829.7.1761 - 6.4.1771CommanderCharles Wray (d.1773) ADM 6/19/334ADM 6/19

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1772 - 10.11.1772MasterPeter Robinson ADM 6/20/464ADM 6/20

Service History


DateEventSource
1737Rerigged as a KetchBWAS-1603
1747Lengthened to 79' 6", 65' keel, 184 tons BMBWAS-1603
28.7.1761Renamed AugustaBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ref:898The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
 

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