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Bonetta

3366
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.4.1778BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1778BWAS-1714
Launched29.4.1779BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSwan Class (1766)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up10.1797BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck96' 9"Imperial Feet29.2989 
Length of Keel79' 3"Imperial Feet24.0877 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold12' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen307 2894Tons BM 

Armament


29.4.1779Broadside Weight = 51 Imperial Pound ( 23.1288 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Forecastle4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

1794Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.5.1766125Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1779 - 14.1.1782Commander
Ralph DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1787
ADM 6/21/536
BWAS-1714
14.1.1782 - 27.7.1782Commander
James CotesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1766-1793
ADM 6/23/22
Issued by
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
, North America
Confirmed 29.1.1783
BWAS-1714
1.8.1782 - 3.1.1785Commander
Richard Goodwin KeatsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1825
ADM 6/23/262
Issued by
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
, North America
Confirmed 19.1.1785
BWAS-1714
30.3.1787 - 21.11.1790Commander
William Henry RickettsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1801
ADM 6/23/391
BWAS-1714
22.11.1790 - 21.12.1790Commander
James BissettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
Transfered ADM 6/24/89
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 11.2.1791Commander
John O'BryenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1798
Transfered ADM 6/24/89
ADM 6/24
6.6.1791 - 13.10.1791Commander
William ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1823
ADM 6/24/124
BWAS-1714
24.5.1792 - 2.4.1794Commander
Graham MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1824
ADM 6/24/165
BWAS-1714
1.1.1793 - 14.1.1793Lieutenant
Charles John Moore MansfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1807
HMS01
2.4.1794 - 3.1795Commander
Charles WemyssBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1802
BWAS-1714
19.3.1795 - 1796Commander
John Tremayne RoddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1825
BWAS-1714
11.1.1796 - 12.1796Commander
John TempleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1813
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790 - 1790Lieutenant
John RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1809
ADM 6/24/90
ADM 6/24

Service History


DateEventSource
30.4.1779Began coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
13.7.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3423.1.11dBWAS-1714
4.10.1779Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
19.10.1781Handed to the Americans at the surrender of YorktownBWAS-1714
3.1.1782Taken by
Amphion (32) 1780-1796
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

12.9.1782Took the Ship
La Sophie (28) 1782-1782
French 28 Gun
Hired Ship

1786Paid offBWAS-1714
10.1786Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
3.1787RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1787Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4135.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.7.1787Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1.1791Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.1791Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3318.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.1791RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1792Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1792Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1083.0.0dBWAS-1714
14.4.1793Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
3.1795On the Halifax StationBWAS-1714
12.1796Paid offBWAS-1714
9.9.1797Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
10.1797Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1714

 

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