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Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.8.1745BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down26.9.1748BWAS-1714
Named6.12.1748BWAS-1714
Launched18.2.1751/52BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.2.1755BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1745 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Designed by
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up12.2.1772BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 0 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel122' 8 ½"Imperial Feet37.1983 
Breadth42' 10"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,197 4894Tons BM 

Armament


18.2.1752Broadside 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
4.2.1755 - 17.11.1756Captain
Thomas HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
Transfered ADM 6/18/128
BWAS-1714
17.11.1756 - 17.1.1757Captain
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
ADM 6/18/326
ADM 6/18
17.1.1757 - 7.7.1758Captain
Nicholas VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1805
ADM 6/18/345
ADM 6/18
7.7.1758 - 3.3.1759Captain
John Stukley SomersetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1761
ADM 6/19/418
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 17.6.1762
BWAS-1714
3.3.1759 - 18.2.1761Captain
Sir William Baird (5th Baronet of Saughton Hall)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1765
BWAS-1714
18.2.1761 - 19.7.1765Captain
Richard CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1780
ADM 6/20/102
Issued by
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 15.1.1766
ADM 6/20
10.1.1771Captain
Alexander IrvineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1771
Discharged ADM 6/20/333
ADM 6/20

Service History


DateEventSource
1755Sailed to America with BoscawenBWAS-1714
6.4.1755Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14201.16.6dBWAS-1714
20.9.1755Took the Frigate
L'Astrée (12) 1751-1755
French 12 Gun
Merchant Frigate

13.11.1755Took the Ship of the Line
L'Espérance (74) 1724-1755
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

10.3.1757Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry
6.6.1762Manilla operations
24.9.1762Battle of Manilla
1765Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
19.7.1765

Paid off

BWAS-1714
13.11.1765SurveyedBWAS-1714
30.11.1771SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.2.1772Break up completed at Chatham for £396.15.11dBWAS-1714

 

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