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Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.11.1755BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down12.1755BWAS-1714
Named13.4.1756BWAS-1714
Launched21.5.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.4.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDunkirk Class (1750)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard WellsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up1.1771BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel127' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet38.716 
Breadth42' 11"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold18' 9"Imperial Feet5.515 
Burthen1,248 4794Tons BM 

Armament


21.5.1757Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1750420Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.4.1757 - 16.2.1759Captain
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
: on board from 31.5.1757 Transfered ADM 6/18/380
BWAS-1714
16.2.1759 - 20.2.1759Captain
Henry SpekeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1760
ADM 6/19/36
ADM 6/19
20.2.1759 - 28.12.1759Captain
James KirkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
ADM 6/19/37
BWAS-1714
28.12.1759 - 22.8.1761Captain
Robert HaldaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1744
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/19/120
BWAS-1714
24.8.1761 - 11.8.1764Captain
Samuel PitchfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1805
ADM 6/20/48
Issued by
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1770
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 30.8.1764
ADM 6/20

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1759 - 7.4.1759Acting Third Lieutenant
Henry DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
Transfered
NRS020

Service History


DateEventSource
21.5.1757Completed at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £19162.14.9d
21.5.1757Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
19.6.1757Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7150.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.9.1757Raid on Rochefort
22.5.1759Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay
1.1760coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
27.3.1760Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Manilla operations
24.9.1762Battle of Manilla
11.8.1764

Paid off

ADM 32
28.8.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
27.11.1770

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
21.4.1771SurveyedBWAS-1714
21.7.1771Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1714

 

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