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 - 12.1.1782Commander Henry 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 - 1.3.1782Commander Charles 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 - 19.5.1782Commander Henry 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 - 7.7.1782Commander William 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 - 4.9.1782Commander Theophilius 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 - 14.9.1782Commander William 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 - 9.10.1782Commander Christopher 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 - 12.10.1782Commander George Murray ADM 6/23/224
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 23.6.1784
ADM 6/23
6.2.1783 - 13.12.1783Commander Simon 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 - 1783Commander William 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

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 31st of October 2020 09:54CyBritish Third Rate galleon 'Philip and Mary' (1556) (39)
Saturday 31st of October 2020 09:40CyBritish cutter 'Expedition' (1778) (10)
Saturday 31st of October 2020 09:26Tim Oakley Perry Dumaresq (1788-1839)
Friday 30th of October 2020 17:25Dennis QuintonBritish cutter 'Expedition' (1778) (10)
Friday 30th of October 2020 07:22xpnBritish schooner 'Paz' (1807) (12)