Terrible26680
Nominal Guns26B103
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Extant1756B103
First Commissioned1756/10/05B103
Home PortLondon B103
ShipyardUnknownB103
CategoryPrivateerB103
Ship TypeUnknown
Captured1756/12/27B103

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen300Tons BM

Armament

1756/10/05Broadside Weight = 5 Imperial Pound ( 2.268 kg) HCA26
Gun Deck20British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck24Carriage Guns

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1756/10/05200HCA26
1756/12/23200B103

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
17561756/12/27Captain (Privateer)William DeathB103

Commissioned Officers

FromToRankNameSource
17561756/12/23Fourth LieutenantJohn DeathEWIKI

Service History

DateEvent Source
1756/12/23Action of 23rd December 1756 
1756/12/23Taken by La Vengeance B103


Notes on Ship


Other DetailsHCA26
HCA 26/6/37 1756 October 5

Commander: William Death.

Ship: Terrible.

Burden: 300 tons.

Crew: 220.

Owners: Thomas Brown and Samuel Brooks of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: Robert Wilkinson.

Gunner: Thomas Snaggs.

Boatswain: John Brown.

Carpenter: Thomas Dixon.

Surgeon: Thomas Edwards.

Cook: Joseph Newton.

Armament: 24 carriage and 20 swivel guns.

Folio: 38



Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
B103 Battles of the British Navy Vol IJoseph AllenDigital Book
HCA26 HCA 26 High Court of AdmiraltyAuthorityWeb Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
 
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