Aldborough

2972
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.11.1741BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1.1741/42BWAS-1714
Launched16.3.1742/43BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
Designed byJacob Ackworth (d.1748/49)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn OkillBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold28.11.1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck111' 11"Imperial Feet33.8351 
Length of Keel92' 0"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Breadth32' 2"Imperial Feet9.779 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen506 3294Tons BM 

Armament


16.3.1742/43Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741140Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.2.1742/43 - 6.11.1744CaptainJohn Pitman (d.1751/52) ADM 6/16/147BWAS-17147.11.1744 - 7.1.1745/46CaptainAshby Utting (d.1745/46)† ADM 6/16/380BWAS-17143.4.1746 - 3.11.1747CaptainThomas Innes (d.1749/50) ADM 6/17/84BWAS-17143.11.1747 - 12.7.1749CaptainGeorge Darby (c.1720-1790) ADM 6/17/471
Issued by Charles Knowles (1704-1777), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 23.6.1749
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.2.1742/43 - 21.10.1744LieutenantJames Donaldson (c.1713-1765) ADM 6/16/147ADM 6/16

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1743Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
1744In the Orkneys and ShetlandBWAS-1714
1745Commissined for South CarolinaBWAS-1714
9.1747At JamaicaBWAS-1714
12.7.1749

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.9.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.9.1749Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
28.11.1749Sold at Deptford for £302BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
 

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