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Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.7.1742BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down12.8.1742BWAS-1603
Named14.12.1742BWAS-1603
Launched30.12.1742B028
First Commissioned18.12.1742B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship ClassBaltimore Class (1742)B028
Designed by
The SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1739-1741
B028
Constructor
Thomas WestBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1757-1758
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloopB028
Sailing RigSnowB028
Sold16.12.1762BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Length of Keel73' 10"Imperial Feet22.2504 
Breadth25' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet7.6264 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen250 7694Tons BM 

Armament


30.12.1742Broadside Weight = 31.5 Imperial Pound ( 14.2856 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

9.1758Broadside Weight = 19 Imperial Pound ( 8.6168 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar

1760Broadside Weight = 31.5 Imperial Pound ( 14.2856 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

1762Broadside Weight = 19 Imperial Pound ( 8.6168 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1742110Design Complement
175860As a Bomb vesselBWAS-1603
1760110As a SloopBWAS-1603
176260As a Bomb vesselBWAS-1603

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.12.1742 - 24.6.1743Commander
William BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1774
ADM 6/16/125
ADM 6/16
25.6.1743 - 27.1.1744/45Commander
Edward RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/16/194
BWAS-1714
28.1.1744/45 - 4.11.1745Commander
John ArmigerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1746
ADM 6/16/431
BWAS-1714
5.11.1745 - 9.4.1746Commander
Richard HoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
ADM 6/17/17
BWAS-1714
10.4.1746 - 18.7.1747Commander
William BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1763
ADM 6/17/86
BWAS-1714
18.7.1747 - 5.12.1747Commander
Christopher HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1778
ADM 6/17/247
ADM 6/17
5.12.1747 - 29.12.1748Commander
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1794
ADM 6/17/292
BWAS-1714
29.12.1748 - bef.16.7.1749Commander
William ClelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/17/427
ADM 6/17
26.7.1749 - 19.12.1750Commander
John VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1787
: on board from 31.8.1749 ADM 6/17/484
BWAS-1714
1.5.1753 - 3.1.1754Commander
Coll McDonaldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1754
ADM 6/15/67
BWAS-1714
3.1.1754 - 1.7.1755Commander
Maurice SucklingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1778
Transfered ADM 6/18/86
BWAS-1714
12.9.1755 - 26.10.1757Commander
Thomas OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1759
ADM 6/18/440
Issued by
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
, North America
Confirmed 27.9.1757
BWAS-1714
21.9.1758 - 9.2.1759Commander
Robert JocelynBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1764
: on board from 30.9.1758 ADM 6/18/538
ADM 6/18
9.2.1759 - 3.1.1760Commander
Robert CarpenterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1770
ADM 6/19/33
BWAS-1714
9.1.1760 - 6.8.1761Commander
William MainwaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1763
ADM 6/19/125
BWAS-1714
30.10.1761 - 6.12.1762Commander
Stephen HammickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1762
ADM 6/19/361
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1743 - 3.2.1744/45Lieutenant
John MidwinterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/194
ADM 6/16
30.7.1746 - 19.12.1750Lieutenant
Edward PikeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1777
ADM 6/17/134
ADM 6/17
7.2.1760 - 5.5.1762Lieutenant
Philip SandiverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1762
: on board from 28.2.1760 ADM 6/19/134
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Service History


DateEventSource
1742Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.2.1741/42Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1677.10.0dBWAS-1714
7.2.1741/42Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1781.1.9dBWAS-1714
1744Off OportoBWAS-1714
9.5.1744Action of 1744/05/09
9.5.1744Took the Brigantine
Unknown Privateer (4) 1744-1744
French 4 Gun
Privateer Brigantine
on the Coast of Portugal
BG
18.7.1744Took the Privateer
La Nymphe 1744-1744
French Privateer

1745Off Cape ClearBWAS-1714
1.5.1746Action of 1746-05-01
1747Began refitting at Plymouth - Devon BWAS-1714
12.1747RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1748Completed refitting at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £2501.19.9dBWAS-1714
1749Off the South coast of IrelandBWAS-1714
19.12.1750

Paid off at Woolwich Dockyard

ADM 33
15.5.1751

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
1753Began refitting at Woolwich - London BWAS-1714
5.1753Completed refitting at Woolwich - London at a cost of £1477.8.9dBWAS-1714
1754Off North CarolinaBWAS-1714
13.7.1756Sailed for North Carolina againBWAS-1714
1757Stationed at HalifaxBWAS-1714
3.10.1757SurveyedBWAS-1714
26.10.1757Paid offADM 33
9.1758Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
9.1758refitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £1857.10.10dBWAS-1714
1759Began refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1714
16.2.1759Sailed for North America and took part in the Quebec operationsBWAS-1714
1760Completed refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £623.13.9dBWAS-1714
1.1760Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Sloop
7.1760At SpitheadBWAS-1714
1761refitting at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £1275.8.2dBWAS-1714
1762Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
1762Began refitting at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1714
7.1762Completed refitting at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £779.9.9dBWAS-1714
2.12.1762SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.12.1762

Paid off

ADM 33
16.12.1762Sold at Deptford for £1,000BWAS-1714

 

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