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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased11.3.1763BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.1763BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Last known5.4.1768BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck47' 11"Imperial Feet14.3292 
Length of Keel35' 1 ⅞"Imperial Feet10.6902 
Breadth18' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen61 294Tons BM 

Armament


4.1763Broadside Weight = 11 Imperial Pound ( 4.9887 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.176326 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.7.1763 - 18.12.1763LieutenantRobert Hay (d.1789) ADM 346/2/34BWAS-171427.9.1764 - 30.9.1767LieutenantJames Warden (c.1736-1792)BWAS-17141.10.1767 - 30.1.1768LieutenantGeorge Younghusband (c.1732-1792) ADM 106/1161/154ADM 106

Service History


DateEventSource
7.3.1763Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
11.3.1763Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £300.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1763Commissioned for the North-East coast of ScotlandBWAS-1714
18.7.1763Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £698.16.8dBWAS-1714
20.1.1768Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
5.4.1768Sold at Sheerness for £50BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
 

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