Apollo

3087
Nominal Guns14
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'La Thétis' (1747) (22)
Named22.9.1747
Captured3.5.1747
ShipyardUnknownNNF-1715
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeStoreship
Wrecked12.4.1749

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck127' 2 ½"Imperial Feet38.7223 
Length of Keel105' 6"Imperial Feet32.0345 
Breadth36' 5"Imperial Feet10.994 
Depth in Hold15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Burthen744 2094Tons BM 

Armament


9.1747Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg) 
Upper Gun Deck16 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1747120 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.9.1747 - 12.4.1749CommanderRobert Wilson (d.1749)† ADM 6/17/269BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
31.5.1747Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
7.1747Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
16.9.1747Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4929.0.0dBWAS-1714
19.10.1747Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4781.16.1dBWAS-1714
12.4.1749Wrecked in a Hurricane at Fort St David, CuddaloreBWAS-1714

 

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