Combustion

3645
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Sold29.11.1784BWAS-1714

Armament


1.1781Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.1632 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1781 - 12.1.1782CommanderHenry Reynolds (d.1782) ADM 6/22/424
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 14.3.1782
BWAS-1714
18.2.1782 - 1.3.1782CommanderCharles Hughes ADM 6/23/229
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 7.7.1784
ADM 6/23
1.3.1782 - 19.5.1782CommanderHenry Newcome (d.1797) ADM 6/23/22
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 29.1.1793
BWAS-1714
19.5.1782 - 7.7.1782CommanderWilliam Clark (d.1802) ADM 6/20/195
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 3.3.1784
ADM 6/23
7.7.1782 - 4.9.1782CommanderTheophilius Jones ADM 6/23/227
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 1.7.1784
ADM 6/23
4.9.1782 - 14.9.1782CommanderWilliam Wolseley (1756-1842) ADM 6/23/195
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 3.3.1784
ADM 6/23
14.9.1782 - 9.10.1782CommanderChristopher Halliday (d.1790) ADM 6/23/233
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 21.7.1784
ADM 6/23
9.10.1782 - 12.10.1782CommanderGeorge Murray ADM 6/23/224
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 23.6.1784
ADM 6/23
6.2.1783 - 13.12.1783CommanderSimon Mackenzie (d.1804) ADM 6/23/239
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 26.8.1784
ADM 6/23
13.12.1783 - 1783CommanderWilliam Hollamby (d.1798) ADM 6/23/239
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 26.8.1784
ADM 6/23

Service History


DateEventSource
1781Purchased in IndiaB066
12.4.1782In Hughes squadron at the Battle of ProvidienB066
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782In Hughes squadron at the Battle of TrincomaleeB066
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
26.8.1784Sold to Mr WhiteB066
23.11.1784ReturnedB066
29.11.1784Sold to Mr Maxwell for £1,200B066


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
 

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