Nominal Guns10BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench snow 'Le Prince Charles' (1745) (14)
First Commissioned7.1746BWAS-1603
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey NNF-1715
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1603
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck92' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet28.0607 
Length of Keel74' 11 ⅛"Imperial Feet22.5584 
Breadth26' 2"Imperial Feet7.9333 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen272 8394Tons BM 


25.3.1746Broadside Weight = 33.5 Imperial Pound ( 15.1926 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck10 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

1748Broadside Weight = 45.5 Imperial Pound ( 20.6346 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1743110Design Complement
1748125 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer

10.7.1746 - 20.5.1749CommanderRobert Grant (c.1719-1758)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

3.7.1746 - 20.5.1749LieutenantGeorge Healey (d.1753) ADM 6/17/122ADM 6/17

Service History

6.1746Began refitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
8.1746Completed refitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £1217.19.2dBWAS-1714
27.1.1746/47Took the Privateer Le Foudroyant
17.5.1747Took the Privateer L'Heureux
1748Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Unknown
20.5.1749Paid off at Deptford Dockyard ADM 106


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