King George

28857
Nominal Guns12ref:1290
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired24.6.1744ref:1290
ShipyardUnknownref:1290
CategoryPrivateerref:1290
Ship TypeSloop ref:1290
Last known1748ref:1290

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1290
Burthen110Ton 

Armament


24.6.1744Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)ref:1290
Gun Deck12 Carriage Guns

12.9.1745Broadside Weight = 21 Imperial Pound ( 9.5235 kg)ref:1290
Gun Deck14 Carriage Guns

5.8.1747Broadside Weight = 21 Imperial Pound ( 9.5235 kg)ref:1290
Gun Deck14 Carriage Guns

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1744 - 1745John Brownref:1291
1744 - 1745Thomas Coggeshallref:1291

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
24.6.174490 ref:1290
12.9.174580 ref:1290
5.8.1747100 ref:1290

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1744 - Captain (Privateer)Benjamin Cranstonref:129012.9.1745 - Captain (Privateer)Nathaniel Sweetingref:12905.8.1747 - Captain (Privateer)John Mawdsleyref:1290

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1744First Lieutenant (Privateer)John Burkeref:12931744Second Lieutenant (Privateer)Latham Clarkref:12931745Second Lieutenant (Privateer)William Brownref:12931747 - 1748First Lieutenant (Privateer)William Brownref:1293

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1744Gunner (Privateer)William Edmondsref:12931745Master (Privateer)George Bryantref:12931745 - Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)John Beauchampref:12931745Boatswain (Privateer)John Caneref:12931747Master (Privateer)George Bryantref:12931747Gunner (Privateer)William Brownref:12931747Boatswain (Privateer)John Caneref:1293

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1745Mate (Privateer)James Curreyref:12931747Captain's Quartermaster (Privateer)Jeremiah Cranstonref:1293


Notes on Ship


Letter of Marqueref:1290

1744, June 24. King George. Sloop. Tons 110 Men 90. Guns: 12.

Commander, Benjamin Cranston.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Benjamin Cranston, mariner, principal; John Brown and Thomas Coggeshall, merchants and equippers, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Walter Cranston, James Martin.

N. P. V, 254.

 

1745, Sept. 12. King George. Sloop. Tons 110 Men 80. Guns: 14 carriage, 16 swivel.

Commander, Nathaniel Sweeting

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, Nathaniel Sweeting, mariner, principal; John Brown and Thomas Coggeshall, merchants and equippers, sureties; all of Newport.

Witnesses, Jacob Hasey, James Martin.

N. P. V, 422.

 

1747, Aug. 5. King George. Sloop. Tons 110 Men 100. Guns: 14 carriage, 16 swivel.

Commander, John Mawdsley.

Bond. £1500.

Bonders, John Mawdsley, mariner, principal; John Brown, Naphali Hart and Walter Cranston, merchants, sureties; all of Newport.

Equippers, John Brown and Thomas Coggeshall, merchants and Benjamen Cranston, gentleman; all of Newport.

Witnesses, James Venable, Francis Coddington.

N. P. V, 534.



 

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