Alderney

2975
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.12.1741BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down29.3.1742BWAS-1714
Launched18.3.1742/43BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.2.1742/43
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardKingston upon Hull BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 20-Gunner
Designed byJacob Ackworth (d.1748/49)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn ReedBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold26.6.1749BWAS-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


18.3.1742/43Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741140Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1742/43 - 4.9.1748CaptainPeter Toms (d.1763): on board from 15.2.1742/43 ADM 6/16/149BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1742/43 - 18.9.1744LieutenantAlexander Bruce (d.1748) ADM 6/16/149ADM 6/1618.9.1744 - 2.5.1746LieutenantPenhallow Cuming (c.1715-?) ADM 6/17/222
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 1.5.1747
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
1744Off LisbonBWAS-1714
15.9.1748Paid off at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 106
18.11.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
14.12.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1.1748/49Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
26.6.1749Sold at Sheerness for £356BWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Paul Fields on Sunday 5th of July 2015 21:39

Gundeck is missing 100 feet or so in length.

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