Discovery

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Discovery Dogger
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer dogger 'La Duchesse d'Aumont' (1710) (10)
Captured27.3.1711BWAS-1603
First Commissioned23.5.1711BWAS-1603
ShipyardCalais - Picardy BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeDogger BWAS-1603
Sold20.11.1712BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen82Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentlesCorse
Length of Keel50' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)16.24 (53′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen25French Tonneaux29.37 

Armament


1711Broadside Weight = 16.5 Imperial Pound ( 7.4829 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck10 British Minions
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.5.1711 - 24.1.1711/12CommanderJames Dalzell (d.1712) ADM 6/11/140BWAS-160325.1.1711/12 - 15.9.1712CommanderFrancis Willis (d.1721) ADM 6/11/189BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.5.1711 - 24.1.1711/12LieutenantCharles Drummond (d.1771) ADM 6/11/140ADM 6/1125.1.1711/12 - 20.9.1712LieutenantGilbert Bury ADM 6/11/189ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1711RegisteredBWAS-1603
20.11.1712Sold to John Daniell for £137BWAS-1603

 

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