Cumberland

3764
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased29.6.1739BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.7.1739BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Broken Up31.3.1742BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck79' 0"Imperial Feet24.0792 
Length of Keel62' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet18.904 
Breadth23' 3 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen181 1394Tons BM 

Armament


7.1739Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1739 - 21.9.1740CommanderRobert Maynard (d.1750) ADM 6/15/194BWAS-171423.9.1740 - 24.3.1741/42CommanderThomas Brodrick (1704-1769) ADM 6/16/172
Commission confirmed 22.4.1743
BWAS-1714
25.3.1741 - 11.6.1741CommanderCharles Steevens (1705-1761) ADM 6/16/166ODNB12.6.1741 - 15.3.1741/42CommanderSilvester Kennedy (d.1756) ADM 6/15/489ADM 6/15

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.8.1739 - 30.8.1739LieutenantJonathon Russell ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/1531.8.1739 - 24.8.1740LieutenantRobert Wilson (d.1749) ADM 6/15/218ADM 6/1519.6.1741 - 15.3.1741/42LieutenantRichard Walden (c.1715-1744) ADM 6/15/450
Commission confirmed 7.9.1741
ADM 6/15

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1739Able SeamanSamuel Thompson (1718-1813)ref:676

Service History


DateEventSource
29.6.1739Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £782.2.4dBWAS-1714
4.7.1739Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
25.8.1739Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2070.7.5dBWAS-1714
23.3.1739/40Attack on Chagres
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
9.1741Began refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1.1742Completed refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1397.19.7dBWAS-1714
2.1742SurveyedBWAS-1714
15.3.1741/42Paid offADM33
31.3.1742Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Alex Roberts

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
ADM33ADM 33 - Navy Board: Navy Pay Office: Ships' Pay Books (Series I) Archive
 

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