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Augusta

3188
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.5.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down7.11.1733BWAS-1714
Launched1.7.1736BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60-Gunner (1733)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.7.1765BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel116' 7"Imperial Feet35.3679 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,067 7794Tons BM 

Armament


1.7.1736Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733400Design Complement

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1738 - 13.4.1739Captain
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
Transfered ADM 6/15/117
BWAS-1714
13.4.1739 - 20.6.1739Captain
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/15
21.6.1739 - 10.7.1739Captain
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
ADM 6/15/190
BWAS-1714
16.7.1739 - 15.9.1740Captain
Peter LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1755
Transfered ADM 6/15/202
BWAS-1714
17.9.1740 - 23.5.1742Captain
Charles DennisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1742
ADM 6/16/331
BWAS-1714
25.1.1742/43 - 31.3.1748Captain
The Hon. John HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/139
BWAS-1714
31.7.1746 - 5.6.1747Captain
Joseph KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1775
BWAS-1714
5.6.1747 - 30.8.1748Captain
Hugh BonfoyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
ADM 6/17/233
BWAS-1714
16.1.1753 - 17.10.1753Captain
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
Transfered ADM 6/18/54
BWAS-1714
17.10.1753 - 19.5.1756Captain
William Saltern WillettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1770
ADM 6/18/81
BWAS-1714
9.4.1756 - 30.6.1756Captain
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1770
Transfered
BWAS-1714
19.5.1756 - 13.4.1757Captain
John WickhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1759
ADM 6/18/267
BWAS-1714
13.4.1757 - 8.4.1760Captain
Arthur ForrestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1770
Transfered ADM 6/19/177
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 26.6.1760
ADM 6/19

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.7.1739 - 1740Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
Transfered
BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1738 - 17.8.1738Second Lieutenant
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
ADM 6/15/118
ADM 6/15
18.8.1738 - 12.4.1739First Lieutenant
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
Transfered ADM 6/15/140
ADM 6/15
18.8.1738 - 12.4.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard ChadwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/140
ADM 6/15
13.4.1739 - 25.9.1740First Lieutenant
William CarletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1740
ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/15
13.4.1739 - 20.6.1739Second Lieutenant
Peter FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1739
ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/15
13.4.1739 - 12.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James PetersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1739
ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/15
3.11.1739 - 26.7.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1741
ADM 6/15/336
ADM 6/15
27.7.1740 - 25.9.1740Second Lieutenant
John CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1741
ADM 6/15/336
ADM 6/15
26.9.1740 - 25.1.1740/41First Lieutenant
John CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1741
ADM 6/16/336
ADM 6/15
26.1.1741/42 - 23.5.1742Second Lieutenant
Francis StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1746
ADM 6/16/58
Confirmed 24.5.1742
ADM 6/16
28.1.1742/43 - 3.12.1745First Lieutenant
Robert HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
ADM 6/16/141
ADM 6/16
28.1.1742/43 - 3.12.1745Second Lieutenant
John BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/16/141
ADM 6/16
4.12.1745 - 20.4.1746First Lieutenant
John BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/17/29
ADM 6/17
21.4.1746 - 30.8.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard BondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/17/93
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
1.8.1736Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £16248.0.3dBWAS-1714
8.1739Off Cape St VincentBWAS-1714
1740In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
9.1740To the West IndiesBWAS-1714
7.1.1741Action of January 7 1741
26.1.1740/41GroundedBWAS-1714
7.1741Completed repairsBWAS-1714
7.1741Operations against Santiago
1742In the Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
5.1742SurveyedBWAS-1714
23.5.1742Paid offADM 33
6.1742Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
3.1742/43Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £14966.13.3dBWAS-1714
13.3.1744/45Took the Privateer
La Comtesse de la Rivière (22) 1745-1745
French 22 Gun
Privateer

7.1745In the Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
1746In the Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
30.8.1748Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
16.12.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1751Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.2.1750/51SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1752Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3660.6.6dBWAS-1714
1.1753Recommissioned as a guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
11.5.1755Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
1757At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1.7.1757Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
21.10.1757Forrest's Action
25.11.1757Raid on Leogane BayBWAS-1714
1759Home to pay offBWAS-1714
19.9.1759SurveyedBWAS-1714
24.12.1759Took the Mars (32) and her convoy of eight armed vesselsB051
22.4.1760

Paid off

ADM 33
30.1.1765SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.2.1765Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
6.7.1765Break up completed at Portsmouth for £07.19.9 3/4dBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.4.1755-4.11.1755Fleet for North America
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
 
 

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