Duke of Marlborough

Nominal Guns36HCA26
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned26.5.1758HCA26
Home PortLondon - Thames HCA26
Ship TypeUnknownHCA26
Hired out7.1759HCA26
BecomesBritish hired armed ship 'Duke of Marlborough' (1759) (26)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentHCA26
Burthen450Tons BM 


26.5.1758Broadside Weight = 5 Imperial Pound ( 2.268 kg)HCA26
Gun Deck20 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck36 Carriage Guns


1758/05/26 - 1759/07William Dudman (1718-1772), Thomas SnellHCA26

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
26.5.1758220 HCA26

1 Commanding Officer

26.5.1758 - 7.1759Captain (Privateer)Nathaniel TannerHCA26

Notes on Ship

Letter of MarqueHCA26
HCA 26/9/137 1758 May 26

Commander: Nathaniel Tanner.

Ship: Duke of Marlborough.

Burden: 450 tons.

Crew: 220.

Owners: ?Gendral Belford, Joseph Bloom, Thomas Snell, William Dudman, James Prolls, Robert Cross, Richard Hotham, Andrew Jordain and Company of London, merchants.

Lieutenant: James McLaughland.

Gunner: Richard Tross.

Boatswain: Charles Perry.

Carpenter: Roger McPherson.

Surgeon: Robert Richards.

Cook: Thomas James.

Armament: 36 carriage and 20 swivel guns.

Folio: 138


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