Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned19.6.1779BWAS-1714
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed Vessel BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Returned to Owners3.1783BWAS-1714


5.7.1779Broadside Weight = 51 Imperial Pound ( 23.1285 kg)ADM354
Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
19.6.17797878 men mustered 1.7.1779ADM 106

4 Commanding Officers

19.6.1779 - 9.4.1781CommanderJames Dickenson (c.1734-1794) ADM 6/21/573ADM 6/219.4.1781 - 14.6.1782CommanderThomas Louis (c.1758-1807) ADM 6/22/273ADM 6/2214.6.1782 - 12.7.1782CommanderJohn Douglas (d.1782)† ADM 6/22/480ADM 6/2225.12.1782 - 3.3.1783CommanderWilliam Don (d.1816) ADM 6/22/561ADM 6/22

Notes on Ship

Reference: ADM 354/199/137

Philip Stephens. Will complete the agreement with Mr. Jones of Swansea, to hire his ship the Mackworth, to serve as an armed vessel, to carry 18 carriage guns of 9, 6 and 4-pounders and swivels and to be manned by 80 men. We need an account of when her men entered her, to set when she she should enter Pay. Ask if an Officer should be appointed to her.

Date: 1779 June 17



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Posted by regis on Wednesday 23rd of January 2019 17:58

same ship as "Lady Mackworth" ???

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