Wolf

15585
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench corvette 'Le Loup' (1745) (18)
Captured1.3.1745/46BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.7.1747BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford - London NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Wrecked31.12.1748BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck89' 6"Imperial Feet27.1441 
Length of Keel73' 0 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth25' 2 ⅛"Imperial Feet7.6232 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen246 2594Tons BM 

Armament


7.1747Broadside Weight = 31.5 Imperial Pound ( 14.2856 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1747110 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.7.1747 - 31.12.1748CommanderGeorge Vachell (d.1748)†: on board from 21.7.1747 ADM 6/17/242BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.7.1747 - 31.12.1748LieutenantCharles Bawden (c.1723-1748)† ADM 6/17/243ADM 6/19

Service History


DateEventSource
6.3.1746/47SurveyedBWAS-1714
21.3.1746/47RepurchasedBWAS-1714
21.3.1746/47Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1747RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1747Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1887.5.6dBWAS-1714
31.12.1748

Wrecked in Dundrum Bay, Down

BWAS-1714

 

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