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Pembroke

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Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.11.1752BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.1.1753BWAS-1714
Named22.11.1752BWAS-1714
Launched2.6.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned23.3.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Designed by
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1746
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas BucknallBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1728-1772
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1793BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel128' 7"Imperial Feet39.0208 
Breadth42' 3 ½"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,222 894Tons BM 

Armament


2.6.1757Broadside 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

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1757 - 14.5.1759Captain
John SimcoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/18/372
BWAS-1714
15.5.1759 - 20.2.1764Captain
John WheelockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
ADM 6/19/270
Issued by
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773

Confirmed 27.1.1760
BWAS-1714
14.3.1769 - 7.8.1771Captain
Philip DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1758
Transfered ADM 6/20/231
BWAS-1714
7.8.1771 - 6.3.1772Captain
Francis BanksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1772
ADM 6/20/437
Issued by
Charles ProbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1772
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 3.4.1772
ADM 6/20
30.5.1776 - 18.11.1776Lieutenant
Jahleel BrentonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1801
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1769 - 6.3.1772Commodore
Charles ProbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1772
ADM 6/86/273
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.3.1761 - 20.2.1764Second Lieutenant
Thomas TowersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1764
ADM 6/19/289
ADM 6/19

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1757 - 10.1759Master
James CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1747-1775
WCV

27 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1759Able Seaman
Edward MurphyBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1758-1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
Christopher HouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
Josiah ScadderBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1758-1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
George HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
William SansonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
Nicholas GeorgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1758-1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
Nicholas CoggeshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1757-1759
ref:1257
1759Able Seaman
Stephen TobyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Antonio PallouBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Benjamin AndrewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Samuel StanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Andrew NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Israel SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Benjamin SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
John JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1758-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
John SimesBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1756-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Isaac WilburBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
James RuddyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Kenulle RenholtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
James CobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Benjamin TrowbridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
John PottsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Able Seaman
Thomas CarneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Ordinary Seaman
John MarshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Ordinary Seaman
Samuel WingoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257
1759 - 1760Ordinary Seaman
Tunis TunisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1760
ref:1257

Service History


DateEventSource
18.6.1757Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £24734.10.4dBWAS-1714
23.2.1758Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
1759At QuebecBWAS-1714
1760In North AmericaBWAS-1714
30.3.1761Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1762At the blockade of Cap FrancoisBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
1763In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
20.2.1764

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.1766Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1.1767SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.1768Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £17614.8.9dBWAS-1714
3.1769RecommissionedBWAS-1714
15.7.1769Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
6.3.1772

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1772SurveyedBWAS-1714
1776Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
3.1776Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
3.1776Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1776Recommissioned as a hospital ship at HalifaxBWAS-1714
7.1776Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
18.11.1776

Paid off

ADM 51
8.1793Broken up at HalifaxBWAS-1714

 

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