Lancaster

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Nominal Guns80BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.12.1718BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down27.1.1718/19BWAS-1714
Launched1.9.1722BWAS-1714
First Commissioned23.11.1733
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 80-Gunner
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild23.3.1742/43BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Lancaster' (1749) (66)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel128' 6"Imperial Feet39.0198 
Breadth44' 8 ½"Imperial Feet13.4239 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,366 2294Tons BM 

Armament


9.1722Broadside Weight = 656 Imperial Pound ( 297.496 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.9.1722520Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.11.1733 - 14.5.1738CaptainRobert Coleman ADM 6/15/155BWAS-171415.5.1738 - 1742CaptainTyrwit Cyley (d.1751) ADM 6/15/116BWAS-17144.6.1746 - 16.1.1753CaptainCharles Catford (d.1756) ADM 6/17/111ADM 6/18

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.11.1733 - 1733First LieutenantHenry Huish (d.1751) ADM 6/14/155ADM 6/1423.11.1733 - 23.2.1733/34Second LieutenantWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 6/14/155ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 26.2.1733/34Fourth LieutenantSamuel Maisterson (d.1762) ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 4.1.1735/36Second LieutenantGeorge Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/15/172ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 4.1.1734/35Third LieutenantWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 6/15/173ADM 6/145.1.1735/36 - 14.3.1737/38Second LieutenantWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 6/15/2ADM 6/1515.3.1737/38 - 15.7.1739Second LieutenantPatrick O'Hara (c.1710-1774) ADM 6/15/101ADM 6/1515.3.1737/38 - 17.1.1739/40Third LieutenantWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 6/15/101ADM 6/1524.3.1737/38 - 1738First LieutenantSandys Longden (d.1741) ADM 6/15/103ADM 6/15

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1738 - 8.3.1738/39MidshipmanJames Young (1717-1789)EWIKI15.3.1737/38 - 4.5.1738MidshipmanGeorge Ireland (c.1718-1750) ADM 107/3/327ADM107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
15.3.1737/38 - 24.10.1739Able SeamanThomas Cook (c.1698-?) ADM 107/3/509ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1734Cavendish's fleetB066
1734Fitted as guardshipB066
1734Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £20661.5.7dBWAS-1714
1735Home watersB066
1736Guardship at PortsmouthB066
1737Guardship at PortsmouthB066
1738Haddock's fleet in the MediterraneanB066
1742Lestock's fleet in the MediterraneanB066
1743SurveyedB066
15.2.1742/43Ordered to be broken up for £972BWAS-1714


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
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
 

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