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Macclesfield

15072
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired9.1755BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed ShipBWAS-1714
Returned to Owners5.6.1758BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen220Tons BM 

Armament


9.1755Broadside Weight = 33.5 Imperial Pound ( 15.1924 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.10.1755 - 1.11.1755Commander
Alexander CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1758
Transfered ADM 6/18/206
ADM 6/18
4.11.1755 - 7.4.1756Commander
William ShackerlyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1776
ADM 6/18/207
ADM 6/18
7.4.1756 - 15.11.1756Commander
Robert FranklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1745
ADM 6/18/254
ADM 6/18
15.11.1756 - 1.11.1757Commander
William GreenwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1770
Transfered ADM 6/18/325
ADM 6/18
1.11.1757 - 5.6.1758Commander
Thomas FrancisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1759
ADM 6/18/450
ADM 6/18

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.6.1755 - 21.9.1755Master
Hugh VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1758
Transfered ADM 107/4/329
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
17.2.1756

Captain Shackerly reports the owners of the Macclesfield armed vessel have been slow in docking and refitting her. She was docked today

ADM354
5.6.1758Paid offADM 51

 

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