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Cruizer

3757
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.1.1751/52BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.3.1751/52BWAS-1714
Named20.2.1751/52BWAS-1714
Launched31.8.1752BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.2.1753BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Abandoned2.10.1776BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck75' 6"Imperial Feet22.8905 
Length of Keel62' 3"Imperial Feet18.9357 
Breadth20' 7 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Depth in Hold9' 4"Imperial Feet2.8448 
Burthen140 7294Tons BM 

Armament


31.8.1752Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.8.175450Design ComplementBWAS-1714

18 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.2.1753 - 28.10.1755Commander
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
Transfered ADM 6/18/59
BWAS-1714
4.11.1755 - 15.11.1756Commander
William NortonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1779
ADM 6/18/207
BWAS-1714
15.11.1756 - 13.5.1757Commander
John HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1761
ADM 6/18/325
ADM 6/18
13.5.1757 - 16.11.1757Commander
Broderick HartwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1784
Transfered ADM 6/18/397
BWAS-1714
16.11.1757 - 23.12.1757Commander
George StancombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/18/453
ADM 6/18
23.12.1757 - 19.4.1758Commander
Jacob LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1766
ADM 6/18/464
ADM 6/18
2.6.1760 - 30.3.1762Commander
Peter ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1763
Transfered ADM 6/19/170
BWAS-1714
7.4.1762 - 26.4.1763Commander
Charles LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1775
ADM 6/19/396
BWAS-1714
27.5.1763 - 20.6.1765Commander
John MacbrideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1799
ADM 6/19/503
BWAS-1714
30.7.1765 - 21.8.1765Commander
John MacbrideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1799
Transfered ADM 6/20/84
ADM 6/20
21.8.1765 - 13.8.1766Commander
Charles RocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1768
Transfered ADM 6/20/86
BWAS-1714
13.8.1766 - 30.8.1769Captain
Robert KeelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1790
ADM 6/20/132
BWAS-1714
30.8.1769 - 4.10.1769Commander
Edward CrickettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1769
ADM 6/20/249
ADM 6/20
4.10.1769 - 25.9.1770Commander
John BrisbaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1805
Transfered ADM 6/20/256
BWAS-1714
25.9.1770 - 24.6.1771Commander
Thomas JordanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1779
Transfered ADM 6/20/294
ADM 6/20
24.6.1771 - 30.7.1772Commander
James CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
ADM 6/20/382
BWAS-1714
25.7.1772 - 11.1.1775Commander
Tyringham HoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1782
: on board from 30.7.1772 ADM 6/20/451
BWAS-1714
11.1.1775 - 2.10.1776Commander
Francis ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1801
ADM 6/21/92
Issued by
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
, North America
Confirmed 15.5.1775
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
2.3.1752Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
31.8.1752Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2359.2.2dBWAS-1714
31.8.1752Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
14.3.1753Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £858.7.7dBWAS-1714
1756In the DownsBWAS-1714
1757In the DownsBWAS-1714
19.4.1758Paid offADM 51
26.4.1763

Paid off

ADM 51
1766In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1767In the ChannelBWAS-1714
10.9.1772Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
2.10.1776Abandoned and burnt as unfit for service off Cape FearBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1.1.1775-1.1.1775North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
 
 

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