Anson

3074
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased2.1763BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold15.7.1774BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck51' 3"Imperial Feet15.621 
Length of Keel36' 9"Imperial Feet11.0109 
Breadth95 3194Tons BM 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 

Armament


2.1763Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.4423 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.6.1763 - 18.6.1765LieutenantSir Thomas Rich (5th Baronet Rich) (1733-1803)BWAS-171419.6.1766 - 18.6.1767LieutenantCharles Caesar (c.1726-1782) ADM 346/2/45BWAS-171418.6.1767 - bef.8.10.1769LieutenantJohn Good (c.1736-1769)BWAS-1714c.8.10.1769 - 20.3.1773LieutenantThomas Bornford Mainwaring (c.1734-c.1780)BWAS-171420.3.1773 - 25.6.1773LieutenantWilliam Parker (1740/41-1802) ADM 106/1220/144ADM 10625.6.1773 - 23.4.1774LieutenantSamuel Walton (c.1729-1795)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
19.2.1763Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1763Commissioned for service off PortlandBWAS-1714
22.5.1763Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £323.3.4dBWAS-1714
15.7.1774Sold at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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