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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 Class (1755)BWAS-1714
Designed by
William BatelyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1755
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John SnookBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1756 - 30.3.1757Commander
Thomas BaillieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1760
ADM 6/18/321
ODNB
4.4.1757 - 15.6.1757Commander
William PastonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1764
Transfered ADM 6/18/379
ADM 6/18
16.6.1757 - 4.1.1758Commander
Maximilian JacobsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1780
ADM 6/18/411
BWAS-1714
4.1.1758 - 1.12.1761Commander
John PeighinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1765
ADM 6/18/465
BWAS-1714
4.6.1762 - 15.6.1762Commander
James BremerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1773
ADM 6/19/414
ADM 6/19
15.6.1762 - 3.11.1762Commander
Richard BrudenellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1762
ADM 6/19/417
BWAS-1714
3.11.1762 - 4.4.1763Commander
James WallaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1799
Transfered ADM 6/19/448
BWAS-1714
20.6.1765Commander
Cornthwaite OmmanneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1794
ADM 6/20/79
ADM 6/20
18.5.1768 - 18.5.1771Commander
Francis RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1775
ADM 6/20/201
BWAS-1714
18.5.1771 - 29.3.1774Commander
James O'HaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1776
ADM 6/20/377
BWAS-1714
29.3.1774 - 23.5.1775Commander
Francis RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1775
ADM 6/21/20
BWAS-1714
23.5.1775 - 13.3.1776Commander
George YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1808
Transfered ADM 6/21/93
BWAS-1714
13.3.1776 - 26.2.1777Commander
William WebsterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1777
ADM 6/21/169
BWAS-1714
26.2.1777 - 2.5.1778Commander
Anthony ParreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1783
ADM 6/21/261
BWAS-1714
5.5.1778 - 9.7.1778Commander
Robert SimontonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1795
Transfered ADM 6/21/402
BWAS-1714
9.7.1778 - 16.10.1778Commander
Philip WalshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1784
ADM 6/21/431
BWAS-1714
16.10.1778 - 10.5.1780Commander
Arthur KempeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1821
ADM 6/21/461
BWAS-1714
10.5.1780 - 19.10.1780Commander
Thomas WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1814
ADM 6/22/128
BWAS-1714
19.10.1780 - 25.12.1782Commander
John Lockhart NasmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1782
ADM 6/22/184
BWAS-1714
25.12.1782 - 31.3.1783Commander
James GlasfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1792
ADM 6/22/561
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.1.1758 - 11.3.1761Lieutenant
Witham NewtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1775
ADM 6/18/470
ADM 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

ADM 33
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) 1778-1779
American 2 Gun
Privateer Schooner

5.12.1779Took the Ship
Lady Washington (16) 1779-1779
American 16 Gun
Privateer Ship

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

ADM 33
1.5.1783Sold at Deptford for £780BWAS-1714

 

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