Nominal Guns44B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1741BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.11.1742B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber B028
Ship Class1741 Establishment 44-GunnerB028
Constructor Hugh Blaydes (1686-?)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
BecomesFrench Fourth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 1er ordre 'L'Anglesea' (1745) (52)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel102' 3"Imperial Feet31.1277 
Breadth36' 2"Imperial Feet10.9813 
Depth in Hold15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Burthen711 4894Tons BM 


3.11.1742Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1741250Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers

2.11.1742 - 18.4.1744Captain John Brett (d.1785) ADM 6/16/114BWAS-17145.4.1744 - 28.3.1745Captain Jacob Elton (c.1714-1745)†: on board from 23.4.1744 ADM 6/16/286BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers

2.11.1742 - 19.4.1744First Lieutenant Joseph Kerly (d.1765) ADM 6/16/114ADM 6/1620.4.1744 - 9.12.1744First Lieutenant Nicholas Cooper (d.1750) ADM 6/16/298ADM 6/1620.4.1744 - 28.3.1745Second Lieutenant Baker Phillips (c.1718-1745) ADM 6/16/298ADM 6/16

Service History

28.3.1745Put out of Kinsale, where she had landed some sick members of her crew, including the 1st LieutenantTRN3
28.3.1745Anglesea vs Apollon
28.3.1745Taken by L'Apollon (56) DBF


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