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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 Commissioned12.6.1759BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassInfernal ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
and Wells StantonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1714
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 10" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar

Crew Complement


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

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.6.1759 - 15.12.1761Commander
Charles InglisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1790
ADM 6/19/70
BWAS-1714
28.1.1762 - 20.8.1762Commander
Lord William CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1775
Transfered ADM 6/19/383
BWAS-1714
23.8.1762 - 17.12.1762Commander
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
ADM 6/19/431
BWAS-1714
22.8.1765 - 25.8.1766Commander
Mark PattisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1766
ADM 6/20/87
BWAS-1714
11.9.1766 - 25.9.1770Commander
Thomas JordanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1779
Transfered ADM 6/20/137
BWAS-1714
21.1.1771 - 14.10.1773Commander
Skeffington LutwidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1810
ADM 6/20/341
BWAS-1714
21.1.1775 - 24.10.1775Commander
James ReidBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1794
Transfered ADM 6/21/68
BWAS-1714
21.11.1775 - 1.2.1777Commander
Robert DringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1777
ADM 6/21/138
BWAS-1714
1.2.1777 - 22.4.1778Commander
John HoworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1799
ADM 6/21/288
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 27.5.1777
BWAS-1714
22.4.1778Commander
Thomas BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1778
ADM 6/21/484
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 7.12.1778
BWAS-1714
22.4.1778 - 17.6.1780Commander
Edward EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1746-1814
Transfered ADM 6/22/109
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 4.4.1780
BWAS-1714
9.12.1780 - 14.5.1781Commander
John YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1797
ADM 6/22/306
Issued by
George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 28.6.1781
BWAS-1714
14.5.1781 - 4.12.1781Commander
Edward HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1804
ADM 6/22/400
Issued by
George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 16.1.1782
ADM 6/22

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1764 - 12.8.1764Cook
Daniel BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1764
ADM 106/1132/224
ADM 106
4.12.1781 - 24.8.1784Gunner
Alexander SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1801
ADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.5.1773 - 14.10.1773Midshipman
Horatio NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
28.9.1758Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
27.1.1759Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £3757.14.6dBWAS-1714
27.1.1759Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1759Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Unknown
27.6.1759Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2144.8.1dBWAS-1714
3.7.1759Bombardment of Le Havre
3.1760fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £531.15.1dBWAS-1714
6.4.1760Took the Privateer
Le Mercury (10) 1760-1760
French 10 Gun
Privateer
between Portland and Torbay
BG
6.1761Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.1761Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1346.7.9dBWAS-1714
2.1762Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1762Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
3.1762Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 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 - Deptford BWAS-1714
1.1764Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1211.14.10dBWAS-1714
8.1765RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1765Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1765Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 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 - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1771Recommissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
6.1771Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2870.14.6dBWAS-1714
3.1773Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1773Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 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 - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards at a cost of £1003.3.11dBWAS-1714
11.1775refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 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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