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Camilla

3482
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.12.1773BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down5.1774BWAS-1714
Launched20.4.1776BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSphinx Class (1773)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Israel PownollBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1779
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold13.4.1831BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Length of Keel89' 10 ⅜"Imperial Feet27.1367 
Breadth30' 1"Imperial Feet9.1694 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Draught Forward7' 4"Imperial Feet2.2352 
Draught Aft12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen432 5694Tons BM 

Armament


20.4.1776Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1773140Design Complement
1794134 BWAS-1714

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.8.1776 - 22.2.1777Captain
The Hon. Charles PhippsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1783
Transfered ADM 6/21/204
BWAS-1714
1.2.1778 - 24.5.1780Captain
John CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1794
ADM 6/22/123
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 3.5.1780
BWAS-1714
28.11.1782 - 16.3.1783Captain
John WainwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1806
ADM 6/22/546
ADM 107/5
6.3.1783 - 15.4.1783Captain
John WainwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1806
Transfered ADM 6/23/29
ADM 107/5
17.4.1783 - 14.10.1787Captain
John HuttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1794
ADM 6/23/52
BWAS-1714
19.3.1794 - 11.1795Captain
Sir Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1808
ADM 6/25/21
BWAS-1714
31.10.1795 - 3.1797Captain
Richard DacresBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1807
BWAS-1714
3.1797 - 9.1798Captain
Stephen PoyntzBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1812
BWAS-1714
9.1798 - 12.1801Captain
Robert LarkanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1801
BWAS-1714
12.1801 - 4.1802Captain
Edward BraceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1843
BWAS-1714
4.1802Captain
Charles WollastonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1841
BWAS-1714
4.1802 - 4.1803Captain
Henry HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1811
BWAS-1714
4.1803 - 12.1805Captain
Bridges Watkinson TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1799
BWAS-1714
12.1805Captain
Clotworthy UptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1815
BWAS-1714
7.1806 - 12.1809Captain
Sir James BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1812
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1778 - 24.5.1780Commodore
Sir George CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790 - 1790Lieutenant
John TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1794
ADM 6/24/91
ADM 6/24

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
30.10.1805 - 24.2.1806Master
William WattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1808
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
13.9.1786 - 1787Master's Mate
John BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1821
ref:616
1802Midshipman
Henry BourneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1830
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
8.4.1800 - 18021st Class Volunteer
Peter BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1815
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1774Began building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
20.4.1776Completed building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10401.9.2dBWAS-1714
20.4.1776Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
9.7.1776Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
20.8.1776Sailed for AmericaBWAS-1714
27.10.1776Took the Sloop
Independence (10) 1776-1776
American 10 Gun
Privateer Sloop

24.7.1779Penobscot Expedition
13.10.1779Took the Privateer
Revenge 1779-1779
American Privateer

1.1780Operations against Charleston
24.5.1780

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1782Began coppering and fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1.1783Completed coppering and fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5960.12.2dBWAS-1714
3.1783RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.5.1783Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1784Returned home at the end of the yearBWAS-1714
12.1784Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
12.1787Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1793Began great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1794RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1794Completed great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11744.0.0dBWAS-1714
1800In NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
29.1.1800Took the Lugger
Le Vigoureux (3) 1799-1800
French 3 Gun
Privateer Lugger
BG
5.1803Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
15.8.1805Took the Brig-Corvette
La Faune (16) 1804-1805
French 16 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
in the Channel

16.8.1805Took the Corvette
La Torche (16) 1795-1805
French 16 Gun
Unrated Corvette

1807In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1808In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
2.3.1808Took the Unrated
La Marie Galante 1808-1808
French Unrated
by landing party

1809In the North SeaBWAS-1714
12.1809Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1809Laid up in ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1714
1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
1825Laid aground as a breakwater?BWAS-1714
13.4.1831Sold to John Small Sedger for £1,130BWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Alex on Sunday 18th of June 2017 13:36

Hi all,
from the plans of NMM HMS Camilla is obviously a post-ship.
Greets Alex

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