Maryland Planter

15073
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired9.1755BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.9.1755
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed Ship
Bought by the Navy9.1755BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish fireship 'Maryland Planter' (1755) (16)

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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1755 - 31.12.1756CommanderGeorge Blyte (c.1718-1797) ADM 6/18/190ADM 6/18

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1755 - 31.12.1756LieutenantRobert Ritchie ADM 6/18/190ADM 6/18


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
 

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