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Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.8.1745BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down9.1745BWAS-1714
Named20.8.1747BWAS-1714
Launched10.10.1747BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship Class1745 Establishment 60-Gunner (1745)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1696
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Philemon EwerBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold25.6.1773BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel122' 8 ½"Imperial Feet37.1983 
Breadth42' 10"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold18' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,197 4894Tons BM 

Armament


10.10.1747Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1745420Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1747 - 26.8.1748Captain
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
Transfered ADM 6/17/280
BWAS-1714
23.9.1748 - 17.11.1752Captain
Justinian NuttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1752
ADM 6/17/385
BWAS-1714
10.1.1753 - 4.2.1755Captain
Charles HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1761
Transfered ADM 6/18/52
BWAS-1714
4.2.1755 - 6.1.1758Captain
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
Transfered ADM 6/18/128
BWAS-1714
15.2.1759 - 1.11.1762Captain
Matthew WhitwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
ADM 6/19/36
BWAS-1714
1.11.1762 - 29.3.1763Captain
John Albert BentinckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1773
ADM 6/19/447
ADM 6/19

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1747 - 23.12.1747Second Lieutenant
George SellersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
ADM 6/17/264
ADM 6/17
10.1.1753 - 10.1.1754Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Samuel WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1781
Transfered ADM 6/18/52
ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
10.10.1747Completed at Bursledon - Hampshire at a cost of £16971.15.0dBWAS-1714
10.10.1747Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1.1747/48Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1245.12.10dBWAS-1714
22.11.1748Ordered reduced to a guard shipBWAS-1714
1749Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
17.11.1752Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/18
18.1.1753

Recommissioned as a guard ship at Portsmouth

BWAS-1714
2.1754fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
22.4.1755Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1714
27.4.1756Sailed to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
9.1757Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
29.9.1757SurveyedBWAS-1714
11.1758Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £19302.19.4dBWAS-1714
6.9.1760Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
29.3.1763

Paid off

ADM 51
2.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
25.6.1773Sold at Portsmouth for £800BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.4.1755-4.11.1755Fleet for North America
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
 
 

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