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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
ConstructorGeorge RowcliffeBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold6.3.1793BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck56' 0"Imperial Feet17.0688 
Length of Keel38' 2"Imperial Feet11.5888 
Breadth21' 8"Imperial Feet6.604 
Burthen95 2894Tons BM 

Armament


5.1780Broadside Weight = 17.5 Imperial Pound ( 7.9365 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.178045 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1780 - 1.5.1781LieutenantJohn Beardmore SwannBWAS-17141.5.1781 - 20.10.1781LieutenantThomas Dyson (1736-1798)BWAS-17149.12.1789 - 11.1.1792LieutenantHenry WrayBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
7.4.1780Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.1780Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
19.5.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £801.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.10.1781

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1786Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
31.12.1786

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1790Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2469.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.2.1790Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 31st of July 2012 05:52

1 Jun 1793 Advice 10 cutter wrecked on Cay Bokell, Bay of Honduras ? ref Colledge

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