Cruizer

3756
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.5.1732BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.7.1732BWAS-1714
Launched6.9.1732BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.9.1732BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold22.1.1744/45BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck87' 6"Imperial Feet26.5394 
Length of Keel71' 1"Imperial Feet21.6662 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen200 194Tons BM 

Armament


1733Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8028 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1732 - 25.7.1738Captain and MasterJoseph Lingen (d.1752) ADM 6/15/121ADM 6/1426.7.1738 - 1.5.1740CommanderThomas Coates (1712-1767) ADM 6/15/132BWAS-17142.5.1740 - 22.4.1741CommanderFrancis Wakeman (d.1741) ADM 6/15/285BWAS-171423.4.1741 - 1.11.1744CommanderCharles Wimbleton ADM 6/15/430
Commission confirmed 19.6.1741
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1732 - 9.8.1739LieutenantSamuel Goddard (d.1762) ADM 6/15/121ADM 6/1418.2.1739/40 - 25.4.1743LieutenantWilliam Hackman (c.1716-1757) ADM 6/15/249ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
11.7.1732Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.9.1732Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2663.5.5dBWAS-1714
6.9.1732Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
23.9.1732Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1733Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1714
1740To the West IndiesBWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
5.1741Sailed home with dispatchesBWAS-1714
1742Off VirginiaBWAS-1714
1.11.1744Paid offADM 51
28.12.1744Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
22.1.1744/45Sold at Deptford for £500BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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