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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Named12.1739BWAS-1714
Purchased7.9.1739BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.3.1739/40BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Broken Up4.1742BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck79' 9 ½"Imperial Feet24.0919 
Length of Keel61' 8"'Imperial Feet18.5928 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Burthen181 1194Tons BM 

Armament


7.9.1739Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.174045 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1739/40 - 24.4.1740CommanderSolomon Gideon (d.1756) ADM 6/15/252ADM 6/1525.4.1740 - 12.10.1740CommanderEssex Holcombe (c.1708-1770) ADM 6/15/281BWAS-171412.10.1740 - 4.3.1740/41CommanderEdward Herbert (d.1752) ADM 6/15/350ADM 6/155.3.1740/41 - 26.3.1742CommanderJames Broadley (d.1746) ADM 6/15/392BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.3.1739/40 - 1.9.1740LieutenantJohn Neale ADM 6/15/253ADM 6/1523.7.1741 - 26.3.1742LieutenantRenatus Tonkin ADM 6/16/446ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
7.9.1739Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £642.14.4dBWAS-1714
20.9.1739Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
9.5.1740Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1941.12.2dBWAS-1714
2.1742

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
26.3.1742Paid offADM 51
7.4.1742

Breaking up completed at Woolwich

BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile America

 

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