Alderney

2976
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.11.1755BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down12.1.1756BWAS-1714
Launched5.2.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.11.1756BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSaltash - Cornwall BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAlderney ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by William BatelyBWAS-1714
Constructor John SnookBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold1.5.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck88' 4"Imperial Feet26.8351 
Length of Keel72' 3"Imperial Feet21.9837 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold10' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen235 3994Tons BM 

Armament


5.2.1757Broadside Weight = 23 Imperial Pound ( 10.4308 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

12.4.1780Broadside Weight = 27 Imperial Pound ( 12.2448 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1755100Design Complement

20 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1756 - 30.3.1757Commander Thomas Baillie (1725-1802) ADM 6/18/321ODNB4.4.1757 - 15.6.1757Commander William Paston (1731-1774) ADM 6/18/379ADM 6/1816.6.1757 - 4.1.1758Commander Maximilian Jacobs (c.1731-1780) ADM 6/18/411BWAS-17144.1.1758 - 1.12.1761Commander John Peighin (c.1725-1785) ADM 6/18/465BWAS-17144.6.1762 - 15.6.1762Commander James Bremer (c.1723-1774) ADM 6/19/414ADM 6/1915.6.1762 - 3.11.1762Commander Richard Brudenell (c.1737-1762) ADM 6/19/417BWAS-17143.11.1762 - 4.4.1763Commander James Wallace (c.1732-1803) ADM 6/19/448BWAS-171420.6.1765Commander Cornthwaite Ommanney (1736-1801) ADM 6/20/79ADM 6/2018.5.1768 - 18.5.1771Commander Francis Richards (c.1719-1784) ADM 6/20/201BWAS-171418.5.1771 - 29.3.1774Commander James O'Hara (d.1790) ADM 6/20/377BWAS-171429.3.1774 - 23.5.1775Commander Francis Richards (c.1719-1784) ADM 6/21/20BWAS-171423.5.1775 - 13.3.1776Commander George Young (1732-1810) ADM 6/21/93BWAS-171413.3.1776 - 26.2.1777Commander William Webster (c.1727-c.1777) ADM 6/21/169BWAS-171426.2.1777 - 2.5.1778Commander Anthony Parrey (d.1789) ADM 6/21/261BWAS-17145.5.1778 - 9.7.1778Commander Robert Simonton (c.1737-1768) ADM 6/21/402BWAS-17149.7.1778 - 16.10.1778Commander Philip Walsh (c.1733-1789) ADM 6/21/431BWAS-171416.10.1778 - 10.5.1780Commander Arthur Kempe ADM 6/21/461BWAS-171410.5.1780 - 19.10.1780Commander Thomas West ADM 6/22/128BWAS-171419.10.1780 - 25.12.1782Commander John Lockhart Nasmith (c.1731-1792) ADM 6/22/184BWAS-171425.12.1782 - 31.3.1783Commander James Glasford (c.1736-1796) ADM 6/22/561BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.1.1758 - 11.3.1761Lieutenant Witham Newton (c.1735-1776) ADM 6/18/470ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1.1756Began building at Saltash - Cornwall BWAS-1714
5.2.1757Began fitting at Saltash - Cornwall BWAS-1714
5.2.1757Completed building at Saltash - Cornwall at a cost of £1764.14.0dBWAS-1714
27.4.1757Completed fitting at Saltash - Cornwall BWAS-1714
1759At DunkirkBWAS-1714
11.1762In the North SeaBWAS-1714
11.4.1763

Paid off

ADM33
5.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.1767RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1768Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1768Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2498.15.5dBWAS-1714
24.2.1779Took the Schooner Hawk (2)
5.12.1779Took the Ship Lady Washington (16)
1.1780Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.4.1780Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Unknown
5.1780Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2424.4.5dBWAS-1714
31.3.1783

Paid off

ADM33
1.5.1783Sold at Deptford for £780BWAS-1714

 

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