Antigua

3083
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased11.6.1757BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold13.8.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck71' 6"Imperial Feet21.7932 
Length of Keel53' 0"Imperial Feet16.1544 
Breadth23' 7 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen157 3294' 6"Tons BM 

Armament


7.1757Broadside Weight = 31 Imperial Pound ( 14.0588 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1757110 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1757 - 17.4.1758CommanderChristopher Codrington (c.1729-1772) ADM 6/18/345BWAS-171417.4.1758 - 18.11.1758CommanderDaniel Dering (c.1734-1760) ADM 6/18/502BWAS-171418.11.1758 - 12.5.1759CommanderWeston Varlo (d.1789) ADM 6/19/99
Issued by John Moore (1717/18-1779), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 27.9.1759
BWAS-1714
24.5.1759 - 15.7.1760CommanderJames Innes (c.1726-1779)BWAS-171415.7.1760 - 19.4.1762CommanderJohn Neale Pleydell Nott (c.1732-1781) ADM 6/19/410
Issued by Sir James Douglas (1703-1787)
Commission confirmed 17.5.1762
BWAS-1714
19.4.1762 - 24.9.1762CommanderCecil Scott (c.1734-?) ADM 6/19/525
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (1719-1792)
Commission confirmed 9.8.1763
ADM 6/19
24.9.1762 - 17.7.1763CommanderSamuel Marshall (1741-1795) ADM 6/19/531
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (1719-1792)
Commission confirmed 30.8.1763
ADM 6/19

Service History


DateEventSource
11.6.1757Purchased at Antigua - Leeward Islands at a cost of £1900.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.1757Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Attack on Martinique
20.1.1759Capture of Guadeloupe
13.8.1761RegisteredBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
17.7.1763Paid offADM 51
13.8.1763Sold at Antigua for £428.11.5dBWAS-1714

 

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