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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased31.1.1763BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.1763BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold23.10.1780BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck53' 3"Imperial Feet16.1798 
Length of Keel39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Breadth19' 6 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Depth in Hold8' 3"Imperial Feet2.5146 
Burthen81 894Tons BM 

Armament


4.1763Broadside Weight = 11.5 Imperial Pound ( 5.2155 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.176330 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.4.1763 - 27.11.1763LieutenantJames Ayscough (c.1735-1789)BWAS-171427.11.1763 - 27.11.1765LieutenantJames Gordon (c.1732-1776)BWAS-171429.11.1765 - 27.6.1770LieutenantJohn Harvey (1740-1794)BWAS-171428.6.1770 - 6.5.1771LieutenantGeorge Younghusband (c.1732-1792)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
30.1763Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
31.1.1763Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £450.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1763Commissioned for the Orkneys and Isle of SkyeBWAS-1714
17.7.1763Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £536.1.5dBWAS-1714
1770Moved to the Firth of ForthBWAS-1714
6.5.1771

Paid off

ADM 51
20.10.1778Paid offADM 51
28.8.1780Paid offref:543
23.10.1780Sold at Sheerness for £255BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
ref:543ADM 34 Treasurers Pay Books. Series II Document
 

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