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Culloden

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.12.1744BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down23.5.1745BWAS-1714
Named14.3.1746/47BWAS-1714
Launched9.9.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned7.9.1747BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCulloden ClassBWAS-1714
Constructor
John HollandBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1726-1752
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold29.6.1770BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck161' 4 ½"Imperial Feet49.0855 
Length of Keel130' 6 ⅜"Imperial Feet39.6335 
Breadth46' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet14.0303 
Depth in Hold19' 6 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Burthen1,487 1894Tons BM 

Armament


9.9.1747Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1747600Design ComplementBWAS-1714
9.1747650Established complementBWAS-1714
11.1748140As a guardshipBWAS-1714

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1747 - 25.11.1748Captain
Francis GearyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1780
ADM 6/17/265
BWAS-1714
25.11.1748 - 9.12.1749Captain
Arthur ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1750
ADM 6/17/412
BWAS-1714
9.12.1749 - 2.3.1749/50Captain
Mathew BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
ADM 6/17/506
ADM 6/17
2.3.1749/50 - 3.5.1750Captain
Arthur ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1750
ADM 6/17/513
ADM 6/17
3.5.1750 - 22.7.1752Captain
Cotton DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1752
ADM 6/17/517
BWAS-1714
22.7.1752 - 15.11.1752Captain
Mathew BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
ADM 6/18/41
ADM 6/18
10.1.1753 - 7.6.1756Captain
Henry WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1757
ADM 6/18/53
BWAS-1714
7.6.1756 - 3.10.1756Captain
Polycarpus TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1762
Transfered ADM 6/18/277
ADM 6/18
29.11.1756 - 1.6.1757Captain
Alexander Arthur HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
Transfered ADM 6/18/536
Issued by
Edward HawkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
, English Channel - British Isles
Confirmed 6.9.1758
ADM 6/18
1.6.1757 - 21.8.1759Captain
Smith CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1760
ADM 6/19/137
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.2.1760
BWAS-1714
20.8.1760 - 7.4.1763Captain
John BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1754
ADM 6/19/194
Issued by
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 1.9.1760
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1759 - 20.8.1760Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Smith CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1760
BWAS-1714

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1747 - 1.12.1748First Lieutenant
George GrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/17/265
ADM 6/17
7.9.1747 - 1.12.1748Third Lieutenant
James GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1744
ADM 6/17/265
ADM 6/17
7.9.1747 - 22.7.1752Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William PrattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1757
ADM 6/17/265
ADM 6/17
1.12.1748 - 23.6.1749Second Lieutenant
Thomas MorseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1751
ADM 6/17/415
ADM 6/17
23.6.1749 - 11.9.1751Third Lieutenant
Thomas MorseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1751
ADM 6/17/471
ADM 6/17
1.6.1757 - 6.8.1759Third Lieutenant
Hugh ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1771
ADM 6/19/171
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 4.6.1760
ADM 6/19
6.8.1759 - 15.8.1760Second Lieutenant
Hugh ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1771
ADM 6/19/171
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 4.6.1760
ADM 6/19
15.8.1760 - 18.7.1762First Lieutenant
Hugh ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1771
ADM 6/19/190
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
ADM 6/19
18.7.1762 - 7.4.1763First Lieutenant
Samuel Wittewronge ClaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1795
ADM 6/19/477
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 6.4.1763
ADM 6/19

Service History


DateEventSource
1.10.1747Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £34382.11.5dBWAS-1714
1749Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1750Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1751Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
15.11.1752Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/18
12.1752Began fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
1.1753Recommissioned as a guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
2.1753Completed fitting at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £6551.11.11dBWAS-1714
1754Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
19.1.1755Sailed for the Nore and then to join Hawke's fleetBWAS-1714
6.4.1756Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
5.4.1757Action of April 5 1757
7.5.1759Attack on frigates at ToulonBWAS-1714
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay
7.9.1760Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
4.1762Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
7.4.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.9.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
19.5.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
29.6.1770Sold for £900BWAS-1714

 

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