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Baltimore

15051
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Hired28.6.1744ADM354
First Commissioned6.1744BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed VesselBWAS-1714
Last known7.1746BWAS-1714

Armament


6.1744Broadside Weight = 32 Imperial Pound ( 14.512 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 4-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
aft.27.1.1744/45 - 8.2.1744/45Lieutenant
Christopher HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1778
ADM 106/1009/29
ADM 106
9.2.1744/45 - 8.5.1746Lieutenant
James CopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/438
ADM 6/16

Service History


DateEventSource
28.6.1744

Thomas Corbett. Have negotiated with Robert Hammond, owner of the Charles Tender, to buy it to be used as an armed vessel with 86 men and 14 guns. Have also bought the Baltimore from Mr Bevois, for use an a cruiser in the Bristol Channel

ADM354
2.7.1744

Thomas Corbett. The Deptford officers advise the Sir Quintin, Baltimore and Charles armed vessels will be ready to sail tomorrow

ADM354
14.1.1744/45

Thomas Bevois, the Baltimore Armed Vessel. Has suspended Richard Bevan as Master but continued him as Purser. Answer to the unjust complaint of Lieutenant Clelland about his use of stores.

ADM 106
30.4.1745

Commissioner Philip Vanbrugh, Plymouth . Today, the Baltimore Sloop, Lyon Hoy Transport and several vessels sailed under convoy.

ADM 106
6.8.1745

Commissioner Philip Vanbrugh, Plymouth . Receipt of letter and warrant to refit the Baltimore Armed Vessel on her arrival and to send a full bill to her owners

ADM 106
24.10.1745

Sailed from Plymouth with several vessels under convoy

ADM 106
6.1.1745/46

Captain John Brisco, Beaumaris. None of the stores on board the Baltimore Armed Vessel were saved except those that were plundered by the country people

ADM 106

 

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