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3383
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'Le Boullongne' (1758) (26)
Named10.4.1762BWAS-1714
Captured3.1762BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.7.1762BWAS-1714
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Hulked7.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck133' 8"Imperial Feet40.5446 
Length of Keel111' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet33.8519 
Breadth33' 3"Imperial Feet10.0838 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Burthen657 7194Tons BM 

Armament


7.1762Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1762220 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.7.1762 - 7.3.1763CaptainGeorge Collier (1738-1795) ADM 6/19/422BWAS-171410.1.1771 - 28.10.1771CaptainThomas Wilkinson (c.1736-c.1776) ADM 6/20/333ADM 6/2020.4.1776 - 24.12.1778LieutenantJames Gordon (c.1721-1781)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
5.4.1762Purchased at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3362.17.10dBWAS-1714
16.4.1762Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.8.1762Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7192.16.8dBWAS-1714
7.3.1763

Paid off

ADM 51
13.3.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.1773SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1776Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1776Refitted as a Unrated Storeship
7.1776Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3311.3.11dBWAS-1714
15.11.1776

Paid off

ADM 51

 

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