Bountiful

3386
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased5.2.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeStoreship
Sold1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck143' 4"Imperial Feet43.5888 
Length of Keel122' 3"Imperial Feet37.1891 
Breadth34' 7"Imperial Feet10.4077 
Depth in Hold11' 11"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen777 6894Tons BM 

Armament


4.1782Broadside Weight = 504 Imperial Pound ( 228.564 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck24 British 42-Pounder Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.178275 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.5.1782 - 20.1.1784LieutenantPeter Taite (c.1733-1830)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
15.3.1782Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
6.5.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £7774.18.8dBWAS-1714
11.9.1782Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
1784Sold at BombayBWAS-1714
20.1.1784Paid offref:543


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Minerva built in 1781

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:543ADM 34 Treasurers Pay Books. Series II Document
 

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