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Tiger -> 1761 Tiger Hulk

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Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.3.1745/46BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.1746BWAS-1714
Named17.10.1747BWAS-1714
Launched23.11.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned25.12.1747BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey 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
and Wells StantonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold12.5.1765BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel123' 3 ⅛"Imperial Feet37.4936 
Breadth43' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet13.1128 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,218 1594Tons BM 

Armament


23.11.1747Broadside 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

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.12.1747 - 29.11.1748Captain
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
ADM 6/17/302
BWAS-1714
1.12.1748 - 14.11.1752Captain
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729
ADM 6/17/416
ODNB
16.1.1753 - 28.3.1754Captain
Samuel MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
ADM 6/18/54
BWAS-1714
28.3.1754 - 3.3.1759Captain
Thomas LathamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1759
ADM 6/18/95
BWAS-1714
3.3.1759 - 10.9.1760Captain
William BreretonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1786
Transfered ADM 6/19/376
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 5.1.1762
BWAS-1714
10.9.1760 - 10.7.1761Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1788
ADM 6/19/423
Issued by
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 14.7.1762
ADM 6/19
10.7.1761 - 25.8.1762Commander
John MathisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1757
ADM 6/20/89
Issued by
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1770
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 4.9.1765
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.3.1757 - 23.3.1757Vice-Admiral of the White
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
W029

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.12.1748 - 16.5.1750Second Lieutenant
Frederick BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/416
ADM 6/17
16.5.1750 - 5.8.1752Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1760
ADM 6/17/521
ADM 6/17
16.1.1753 - 28.3.1754First Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1763
Transfered ADM 6/18/54
ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
23.11.1747Completed at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £17865.0.0dBWAS-1714
23.11.1747Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
4.3.1747/48Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7592.17.5dBWAS-1714
22.11.1748

Ordered reduced to a guard ship

BWAS-1714
29.11.1748Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
14.11.1752Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/18
1.1753Recommissioned as a guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1754Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
11.1.1756Capture of Geriah
14.2.1756At the capture of GeriahBWAS-1714
7.3.1757Expedition against Chandernagore
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry
7.1761Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels HulkBWAS-1714
7.1761Renamed Tiger HulkADM 6/20
10.7.1761Paid offADM 51
12.5.1765Sold at BombayBWAS-1714

 

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