Hawk

19992
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer 'La Duchesse de Gramont' (1761) (12)
Captured4.2.1761BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.1761BWAS-1714
ShipyardBatson's Yard - Limehouse Hole BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold13.8.1781BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck88' 10"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Length of Keel72' 10"Imperial Feet21.9456 
Breadth24' 1"Imperial Feet7.3216 
Depth in Hold10' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Draught Forward6' 3"Imperial Feet1.905 
Draught Aft8' 10"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen224 6694Tons BM 

Armament


5.1761Broadside Weight = 22.5 Imperial Pound ( 10.204 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1761110 BWAS-1714

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.5.1761 - 1.11.1762CommanderRichard Smith (c.1734-1811) ADM 6/19/312BWAS-17141.11.1762 - 8.2.1763CommanderJames Gyde (c.1727-1766) ADM 6/19/447ADM 6/198.6.1763 - 14.2.1767CommanderJohn Brown (c.1732-1793) ADM 6/19/508BWAS-171426.7.1769 - 23.3.1771CommanderHenry Lloyd (d.1792) ADM 6/20/245BWAS-171423.3.1771 - 2.6.1772CommanderGideon Johnstone (1739-1788) ADM 6/20/444
Issued by Sir John Lindsay (1737-1788), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 14.5.1772
BWAS-1714
2.6.1772 - 8.4.1775CommanderSamuel Uppleby (c.1733-1780) ADM 6/20/497
Issued by Sir Robert Harland (1st Baronet of Sproughton) (c.1715-1783), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 1.6.1773
BWAS-1714
10.8.1775 - 26.1.1778CommanderRobert Palliser Cooper ADM 6/21/112BWAS-171426.1.1778 - 13.4.1781CommanderRichard Murray (c.1734-1789) ADM 6/21/357BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.7.1769 - 3.1770LieutenantJoseph Breedon (c.1735-1792) ADM 6/20/245ADM 6/20

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
18.8.1775 - 3.6.1777MasterRichard BurlaceADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
29.3.1761SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.4.1761Purchased at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1295.5.2dBWAS-1714
8.4.1761Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.4.1761Re-established and re-registeredBWAS-1714
5.1761RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1761Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2152.4.1dBWAS-1714
8.2.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
24.2.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
23.8.1763Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
14.2.1767

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.3.1767SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.1767Began great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.1769RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1769Completed great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4709.18.7dBWAS-1714
29.9.1769Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
8.4.1775

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1775Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
8.1775RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1775Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3299.6.4dBWAS-1714
26.11.1775Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
31.12.1779Affair of Fielding and Bylandt
13.4.1781Paid offADM 51
13.8.1781Sold at Portsmouth for £520BWAS-1714

 

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