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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
CategoryOther VesselsBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSurvey Vessel BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck80' 6"Imperial Feet24.5364 
Length of Keel64' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet19.5136 
Breadth23' 1"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen183 7794Tons BM 


2.1764Broadside Weight = 5 Imperial Pound ( 2.2677 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British Light Guns
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.176455 BWAS-1714

2 Ship Commanders

14.3.1764 - 2.6.1776Lieutenant
Henry MowatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1781
2.6.1776 - 8.4.1780Lieutenant
John SchankBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
ADM 6/21/209
Issued by
Molyneaux ShuldhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1793
, North America
Confirmed 23.8.1776

Service History

16.3.1761Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1714
2.1764Commissioned for service in CanadaBWAS-1714
21.4.1764Completed fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £2145.9.0dBWAS-1714
2.2.1771Began refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
28.5.1771Completed refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2759.0.8dBWAS-1714
17.12.1774Moored in the Piscataqua River, having sailed from BostonNDARI
1783Sold at QuebecBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1.1.1775-1.1.1775North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783

Notes on Ship

Mercantile William


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