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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.4.1757BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down21.4.1757BWAS-1714
Launched29.7.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.8.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoventry Class (1756)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Israel PownollBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1779
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold29.6.1770BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck118' 5 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Length of Keel97' 5"Imperial Feet29.5837 
Breadth33' 8"Imperial Feet10.1261 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen587 3094Tons BM 

Armament


29.7.1757Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0598 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1756200Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.8.1757 - 18.2.1760Captain
The Hon. Robert BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1780
ADM 6/18/425
BWAS-1714
18.2.1760 - 22.11.1762Captain
Samuel UvedaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1790
ADM 6/19/136
BWAS-1714
4.4.1763 - 25.8.1766Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1805
ADM 6/19/478
BWAS-1714
25.8.1766 - 10.6.1767Captain
George VandeputBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
Transfered ADM 6/20/134
ADM 6/20
10.6.1767 - 3.5.1768Captain
The Hon. Constantine John PhippsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1792
ADM 6/20/170
BWAS-1714
4.5.1768 - 22.2.1769Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1788
ADM 3/20/201
B051

Service History


DateEventSource
29.7.1757building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £6314.9.10dBWAS-1714
29.7.1757Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
6.9.1757Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2093.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
21.6.1758Sailed for AmericaBWAS-1714
3.7.1759Bombardment of Le Havre
26.3.1760Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
30.8.1760Chased the privateer
Le Saint Michel 1760-1760
French Privateer
which was run ashore and burnt near Cape St Nicholas Mole
BWAS-1714
18.10.1760Action off Cuba
1761repairs at Jamaica - Greater Antilles BWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
10.1762Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
22.11.1762Paid offADM 51
5.1763Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5287.0.0dBWAS-1714
22.2.1769Paid offADM 51
23.5.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
29.6.1770Sold for £280BWAS-1714

 

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