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Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frégate légère 'La Panthère' (1744) (20)
Named24.8.1745BWAS-1714
Captured2.8.1745BWAS-1714
First Commissioned20.7.1745BWAS-1714
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold6.10.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel94' 1 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen481 3594Tons BM 

Armament


8.1745Broadside Weight = 63 Imperial Pound ( 28.5705 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1745160 BWAS-1714

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.7.1745 - 21.8.1745CommanderGeorge Mackenzie (d.1780) ADM 6/16/516BWAS-171426.8.1745 - 20.4.1746CaptainHenry Cosby (c.1719-1753) ADM 6/16/534ADM 6/1621.4.1746 - 22.12.1747CaptainSamuel Faulknor (c.1719-1759) ADM 6/17/93BWAS-171423.12.1747 - 30.9.1748CaptainMichael Everitt (1716-bef.1776) ADM 6/17/301BWAS-171430.1.1748/49 - 3.4.1754CaptainArthur Gardiner (c.1716-1758) ADM 6/17/435BWAS-171415.11.1756 - 21.1.1757CaptainWilliam Norton (d.c.1779) ADM 6/18/324BWAS-171421.1.1757 - 7.1760CaptainWilliam Norton (d.c.1779) ADM 6/18/347SCHOMB21.7.1760 - 3.9.1763CaptainBasil Keith (c.1734-1777) ADM 6/19/182BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
30.1.1748/49 - 3.4.1754LieutenantJames Donaldson (c.1713-1765) ADM 6/17/435ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.6.1749 - 1.4.1751MidshipmanJames Cranston (c.1733-1790) ADM 107/4/251ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
6.8.1745

Arrived at Plymouth

BWAS-1714
11.1745Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.1745Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1699.16.11dBWAS-1714
1.3.1745/46Took the Corvette Le Loup (18) BG
7.1.1746/47Took the Privateer Le Succès
23.1.1747/48Took the Privateer Le Comte de Noailles (16)
25.1.1747/48Took the Flûte Le Geraldus (8)
30.9.1748Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
7.10.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.1749RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1749Began repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1749Completed repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2502.12.4dBWAS-1714
17.3.1754SurveyedBWAS-1714
21.3.1754Ordered paid off and laid upBWAS-1714
3.4.1754Paid offADM 51
9.1756Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
19.10.1756SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.1757RecommissionedBWAS-1714
22.4.1757SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.1757Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £6442.19.6dBWAS-1714
29.6.1757Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
8.7.1758Took the Privateer La Bellone
23.9.1758Took the Privateer La Saint Rose
25.9.1758Took the Privateer Le Zéphyr
1.1759At MartiniqueBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Attack on Martinique
20.1.1759Capture of Guadeloupe
2.1759At GuadeloupeBWAS-1714
14.10.1759Took the Privateer Le Brave
5.1760Began repairs at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
27.5.1760SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.1760RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1760Completed repairs at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3158.17.0dBWAS-1714
12.12.1760Took the Privateer Le Petit Dragon
31.1.1761Took the Privateer La Chevrette (18)
7.8.1761Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
3.9.1763Paid offADM 51
15.9.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
22.9.1763Order to be soldBWAS-1714
6.10.1763Sold at Portsmouth for £1,200BWAS-1714

 

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