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Adventure

2901
Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.3.1707/8BWAS-1603
Named14.6.1709BWAS-1603
Acquired16.6.1709B028
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Constructor
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1724B028
Becomes
British Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Adventure' (1726) (40) 1726-1741
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel97' 7 ½"Imperial Feet29.5783 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen531 7094Tons BM 

Armament


16.6.1709Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.6.1709 - 21.11.1709Captain
William HouldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1685-1723
ADM 6/10/69
BWAS-1603
18.11.1709 - 3.1.1714/15Captain
Caleb WadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704-1715
ADM 6/11/5
BWAS-1603
3.1.1714/15 - 8.1.1714/15Captain
Caleb WadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704-1715
ADM 6/12/14
ADM 6/12
26.7.1715 - 8.10.1718Captain
Thomas ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1718
ADM 6/12/47
BWAS-1603
16.1.1719/20 - 2.10.1724Captain
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
ADM 6/12/190
BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.6.1709 - 10.10.1709Lieutenant
William WilliamsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1710
ADM 6/10/69
ADM 6/10
11.10.1709 - 14.5.1711Lieutenant
John DenewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1737
ADM 6/10/93
ADM 6/10
15.5.1711 - 29.1.1714/15Lieutenant
Samuel PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1718
ADM 6/11/137
ADM 6/11
27.7.1715 - 20.11.1715Lieutenant
Gilbert BuryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1723
ADM 6/12/47
ADM 6/12
21.11.1715 - 30.4.1716First Lieutenant
Henry HuishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1738
ADM 6/12/57
ADM 6/12
1.5.1716 - 16.3.1717/18First Lieutenant
Gilbert BuryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1723
ADM 6/12/68
ADM 6/12
1.5.1716 - 8.10.1718Second Lieutenant
Mark ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1718
ADM 6/12/68
ADM 6/12
25.3.1718 - 19.5.1718First Lieutenant
Rupert WaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
Transfered ADM 6/12/204
Confirmed 30.5.1720
ADM 6/12
16.1.1719/20 - 2.10.1724First Lieutenant
John GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1730
ADM 6/12/190
ADM 6/12
16.1.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Second Lieutenant
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1743
ADM 6/12/190
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 8.3.1722/23Second Lieutenant
Fletcher CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1724
ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 9.4.1723Third Lieutenant
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1743
ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
9.3.1722/23 - 2.10.1724Second Lieutenant
Harcourt MastersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1741
ADM 6/13/78
Confirmed 25.9.1724
ADM 6/13
10.4.1723 - bef.16.12.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1733
ADM 6/13/73
Confirmed 3.7.1724
ADM 6/13
17.12.1723 - 2.10.1724Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William LawsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1748
ADM 6/13/78
Confirmed 25.9.1724
ADM 6/13

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
16.7.1708 - 8.1.1714/15Able Seaman
Stuart PowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1745
ADM 107/3/239
ADM 107/3
17.2.1715/16 - 8.10.1718Able Seaman
Henry GermanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1722
ADM 107/3/121
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
23.7.1709Took the Privateer
Le Satyre 1709-1709
French Privateer
BWAS-1603
19.5.1710Took the Privateer
Le Triomphant 1710-1710
French Privateer
BWAS-1603
19.5.1710Took the Privateer
Le Satyr 1710-1710
French Privateer

1711In Irish waters until 1712BWAS-1603
1714Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1.1715paid offBWAS-1603
3.1714/15Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
7.1715RecommissionedBWAS-1603
8.1715Completed small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £1993.1.4dBWAS-1603
1716Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
10.1718Sailed Home to pay offBWAS-1603
10.1718Began refitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
1719Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
4.1719Completed refitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £6797.5.3dBWAS-1603
12.1721Paid offBWAS-1603
11.1724Docked at Plymouth to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by regis on Tuesday 13th of August 2019 20:40

same captor : only one ship with this name in Salein " Le Satyre"


Posted by Cy on Tuesday 13th of August 2019 19:57

Two different ships?


Posted by regis on Tuesday 13th of August 2019 18:14

2 dates and 2 pages for Satyr ??

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