Happy Jennet

15048
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired11.1743BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Returned to Owners11.12.1747BWAS-1714

Armament


11.1743Broadside Weight = 40 Imperial Pound ( 18.14 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 British 4-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1746 - 19.10.1746CommanderJohn Knight (d.1788) ADM 6/17/84ADM 6/1720.10.1746 - 24.1.1746/47CommanderGilbert Young (c.1718-1755) ADM 6/17/165ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1745

At the Nore, requesting a surgeon.

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27.11.1746

At Deptford, requestng colours.

ref:567
27.4.1747

Docked at Chatham

ref:567
1.5.1747

Undocked at Chatham

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10.12.1747Paid offADM33


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ref:567The National Archive Web Site
ADM33ADM 33 - Navy Board: Navy Pay Office: Ships' Pay Books (Series I) Archive
 

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