Ursula

15047
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Hired1.10.1742BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.1742BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1714
Ship TypeTender BWAS-1714
Last known6.1746BWAS-1714

Armament


10.1742Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 4-Pounder

10.1742Broadside Weight = 13.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.1224 kg)ADM354
Gun Deck6 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.174216 ADM354

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1744/45 - 29.8.1745LieutenantJohn Ferguson (c.1708-1767)BG

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1742Refitted as a 16 gun Hired Vessel Unknown
2.10.1742

To the Secretary of the Admiralty. Receipt of letter from Deptford Dockyard Officers that the Ursula has been surveyed to be used as a tender. She will have 16 men and will carry 6 carriage and 6 swivel guns

ADM354
3.7.1745Action of 1745-07-03
3.7.1745Took the Brig Name Unknown Scotish Prize off Ostend BG
3.7.1745Took the Privateer Name Unknown Bremener Prize off Ostend BG
3.7.1745Took the Privateer Name Unknown Bremener Prize off Ostend BG


Notes on Ship


AcquisitionADM354

Reference:    ADM 354/119/231
Description: To the Secretary of the Admiralty. Were directed to take up 6 tenders for procuring men and enclose a list of ships and their size, guns and complement. Have ordered the Deptford Officers to survey and measure them, who have reported that all but the Titchfield are fit for that purpose. Yesterday, we agreed for the Ursula to serve in her place and the Masters have been directed to fit them for sea
Date:    1742 Sept 30



 

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