Baltimore

3221
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 ClassB028
Designed by The SurveyorsB028
ConstructorThomas WestBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.12.1742 - 24.6.1743CommanderWilliam Boys (1700-1774) ADM 6/16/125ADM 6/1625.6.1743 - 27.1.1744/45CommanderEdward Rich (d.1753) ADM 6/16/194BWAS-171428.1.1744/45 - 4.11.1745CommanderJohn Armiger (c.1709-1777) ADM 6/16/431BWAS-17145.11.1745 - 9.4.1746CommanderRichard Howe (1725/26-1799) ADM 6/17/17BWAS-171410.4.1746 - 18.7.1747CommanderWilliam Brett (c.1718-1769) ADM 6/17/86BWAS-171418.7.1747 - 5.12.1747CommanderChristopher Hill (c.1716-1778) ADM 6/17/247ADM 6/175.12.1747 - 29.12.1748CommanderEdward Vernon (1723-1794) ADM 6/17/292BWAS-171429.12.1748 - bef.16.7.1749CommanderWilliam Cleland (d.bef.1749)† ADM 6/17/427ADM 6/1726.7.1749 - 6.12.1750CommanderJohn Vaughan (c.1715-1789) ADM 6/17/484BWAS-17141.5.1753 - 3.1.1754CommanderColl McDonald (d.1753) ADM 6/15/67BWAS-17143.1.1754 - 1.7.1755CommanderMaurice Suckling (1726-1778) ADM 6/18/86BWAS-171412.9.1755 - 21.9.1758CommanderThomas Owen (c.1718-1796) ADM 6/18/440
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 27.9.1757
BWAS-1714
21.9.1758 - 9.2.1759CommanderRobert Jocelyn (d.c.1806) ADM 6/18/538ADM 6/189.2.1759 - 3.1.1760CommanderRobert Carpenter (c.1734-1773) ADM 6/19/33BWAS-17149.1.1760 - 6.8.1761CommanderWilliam Mainwaring (c.1718-1763) ADM 6/19/125BWAS-171430.10.1761 - 6.12.1762CommanderStephen Hammick (c.1715-1782) ADM 6/19/361BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1743 - 3.2.1744/45LieutenantJohn Midwinter (d.1753) ADM 6/16/194ADM 6/1630.7.1746 - 20.12.1750LieutenantEdward Pike ADM 6/17/134ADM 6/177.2.1760 - 5.5.1762LieutenantPhilip Sandiver (c.1735-1763) ADM 6/19/134ref:849

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) on the Coast of PortugalBG
18.7.1744Took the Privateer La Nymphe
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
20.12.1750Paid off at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 106
15.5.1751SurveyedBWAS-1714
1753Began refitting at Woolwich - London BWAS-1714
5.1753RecommissionedBWAS-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
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
1.1760RecommissionedBWAS-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
6.12.1762Paid offADM 51
16.12.1762Sold at Deptford for £1,000BWAS-1714

 

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