Carcass

3495
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.9.1758BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down28.9.1758BWAS-1714
Named19.1.1759BWAS-1714
Launched27.1.1759BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.6.1759
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1714
Ship ClassInfernal Class
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructorand Wells StantonBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBomb Vessel
Sold5.8.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 8"Imperial Feet27.94 
Length of Keel74' 2 ⅜"Imperial Feet22.5647 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold12' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen309 3994Tons BM 

Armament


27.1.1759Broadside Weight = 45.5 Imperial Pound ( 20.6346 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

3.1762Broadside Weight = 27.5 Imperial Pound ( 12.4716 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.175660Design Complement
6.1759110 BWAS-1714
3.176260 BWAS-1714

13 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.6.1759 - 15.12.1761CommanderCharles Inglis (c.1731-1791) ADM 6/19/70BWAS-171428.1.1762 - 20.8.1762CommanderLord William Campbell (1730-1778) ADM 6/19/383BWAS-171423.8.1762 - 17.12.1762CommanderRobert Fanshawe (1740-1823) ADM 6/19/431BWAS-171422.8.1765 - 25.8.1766CommanderMark Pattison (d.1798) ADM 6/20/87BWAS-171411.9.1766 - 25.9.1770CommanderThomas Jordan (c.1737-c.1779) ADM 6/20/137BWAS-171421.1.1771 - 14.10.1773CommanderSkeffington Lutwidge (1737-1814) ADM 6/20/341BWAS-171421.1.1775 - 24.10.1775CommanderJames Reid (c.1733-1798) ADM 6/21/68BWAS-171421.11.1775 - 1.2.1777CommanderRobert Dring (c.1734-1789) ADM 6/21/138BWAS-17141.2.1777 - 22.4.1778CommanderJohn Howorth (c.1729-1801) ADM 6/21/288
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 27.5.1777
BWAS-1714
22.4.1778CommanderThomas Barker (c.1733-1779) ADM 6/21/484
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 7.12.1778
BWAS-1714
22.4.1778 - 6.1780CommanderEdward Edwards (c.1728-1815) ADM 6/22/109
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 4.4.1780
BWAS-1714
9.12.1780 - 14.5.1781CommanderJohn Young (d.1797) ADM 6/22/306
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 28.6.1781
BWAS-1714
14.5.1781 - 4.12.1781CommanderEdward Herbert ADM 6/22/400
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 16.1.1782
ADM 6/22

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.12.1781 - 24.8.1784GunnerAlexander SmithADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.5.1773 - 14.10.1773MidshipmanHoratio Nelson (1758-1805)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
28.9.1758Began building at Rotherhithe BWAS-1714
27.1.1759Completed building at Rotherhithe at a cost of £3757.14.6dBWAS-1714
27.1.1759Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
6.1759Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated  
27.6.1759Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £2144.8.1dBWAS-1714
3.7.1759Bombardment of Le Havre
3.1760fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £531.15.1dBWAS-1714
6.4.1760Took the Privateer Le Mercury (10) between Portland and TorbayBG
6.1761Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
12.1761Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £1346.7.9dBWAS-1714
2.1762Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.1762Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
3.1762Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £727.10.1dBWAS-1714
17.12.1762

Paid off

ADM 51
24.2.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.1763Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
1.1764Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £1211.14.10dBWAS-1714
8.1765RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1765Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
9.1765Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £2281.17.6dBWAS-1714
24.10.1765Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
25.8.1766Paid offADM 51
9.1769Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
6.1771Recommissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
6.1771Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £2870.14.6dBWAS-1714
3.1773Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
4.1773Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £2895.8.8dBWAS-1714
10.4.1773

Paid off

BWAS-1714
14.10.1773

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.1775Commissioned for the African coastBWAS-1714
13.9.1775

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1775refitting at Grove Street Yard at a cost of £1003.3.11dBWAS-1714
11.1775refitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £2813.18.4dBWAS-1714
6.5.1776Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
1780In the West IndiesBWAS-1714
12.1780In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
4.12.1781

Paid off

ADM 51
2.1782Surveyed at WoolwichBWAS-1714
5.8.1784Sold at Woolwich for £320BWAS-1714

 

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