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Barbadoes

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased25.11.1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.1.1757BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold15.3.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel52' 10"Imperial Feet15.8496 
Breadth21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Burthen129 8594Tons BM 

Armament


1.1758Broadside Weight = 35.5 Imperial Pound ( 16.0996 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1758100 BWAS-1714

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1757 - 14.7.1758Commander
William HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1773
Transfered ADM 6/18/345
BWAS-1714
14.7.1758 - 7.9.1759Commander
Charles MiddletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1806
ADM 6/19/144
Issued by
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 10.3.1760
ADM 6/19
7.9.1759 - 15.7.1760Commander
John Neale Pleydell NottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1764
Transfered ADM 6/19/246
Issued by
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 17.1.1761
BWAS-1714
16.7.1760 - 5.8.1761Lieutenant
John BagsterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1763
Transfered ADM 107/3/131
BWAS-1714
6.8.1761 - 9.2.1763Commander
James HawkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1784
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
25.11.1757Purchased at Antigua - Leeward Islands at a cost of £1178.11.5dBWAS-1714
1.1758Commissioned in the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
29.9.1758Took the Privateer
Le Diamant 1758-1758
French Privateer
in the Leeward Islands?

13.8.1761RegisteredBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
28.6.1762Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1.1.1763Arrived at Portsmouth ADM 106
8.2.1763

Paid off

ADM 33
24.2.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
15.3.1763Sold at Deptford for £405BWAS-1714

 

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