Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1740BWAS-1714
First Commissioned8.9.1741BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor Hugh Blaydes (1686-?)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 3"Imperial Feet37.7984 
Length of Keel100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Breadth35' 10"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen682 6294Tons BM 


1741Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
17412501733 EstablishmentBWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers

8.9.1741 - 17.7.1743Captain John Draper (d.1743)† ADM 6/15/452BWAS-17148.12.1743 - 1.7.1745Captain Cornelius Mitchell (d.1749) ADM 6/17/31
Issued by Sir Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750)
Commission confirmed 13.12.1745
1.7.1745 - 2.12.1745Captain Edward Legge (d.1747) ADM 6/17/35
Issued by Thomas Davers (1689-1746)
Commission confirmed 20.12.1745
ADM 6/17
13.8.1746 - 19.5.1749Captain Joseph Hamar (c.1712-1773) ADM 6/17/141BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers

8.9.1741 - 30.9.1741First Lieutenant James Brown (d.1742) ADM 6/15/452ADM 6/158.9.1741 - 30.9.1741Second Lieutenant Francis Colepepper ADM 6/15/452ADM 6/158.9.1741 - 30.6.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Jones (c.1712-1753) ADM 6/15/453ADM 6/151.10.1741 - bef.20.12.1742First Lieutenant Francis Colepepper ADM 6/15/463ADM 6/151.10.1741 - 14.5.1745Second Lieutenant Thomas Bloss (d.1750) ADM 6/15/463ADM 6/1516.3.1743/44 - 1.12.1746First Lieutenant William Beale (c.1713-1753) ADM 6/17/45
Issued by Sir Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750)
Commission confirmed 20.1.1744/45
ADM 6/17
1.7.1745 - 4.5.1746Second Lieutenant Henry Rose (d.c.1754) ADM 6/17/69ADM 6/17

5 Warrant Officers

8.9.1741 - 1741Purser Francis Drury ADM 6/15/452ADM 6/158.9.1741 - 1741Carpenter Samuel Gilbert ADM 6/15/452ADM 6/158.9.1741 - 1741Boatswain Thomas Richards ADM 6/15/452ADM 6/152.10.1741 - 1741Master at arms Thomas Davis ADM 6/15/463ADM 6/1525.2.1743 - 2.1.1744Master Robert Lambert (c.1706-1767) ADM 107/4/50ADM 107/4

Service History

9.1741Commissioned for the Jamaica StationBWAS-1714
1.10.1741building at Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber at a cost of £6186.15.0dBWAS-1714
4.2.1741/42Completed at Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1714
11.1745Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1.1747Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £11263.19.4dBWAS-1714

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 106
5.7.1749Surveyed but not repairedBWAS-1714


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