Delight

3855
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.5.1709BWAS-1603
Launched18.10.1709B028
First Commissioned4.10.1709
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Designed byRichard StaceyBWAS-1603
ConstructorJacob Ackworth (d.1748/49)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold8.1.1712/13B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Length of Keel63' 0"Imperial Feet19.2024 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold9' 3"Imperial Feet2.8194 
Burthen163 4094Tons BM 

Armament


1710Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
171070 BWAS-1603

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.10.1709 - 7.11.1710CommanderJohn Boys ADM 6/10/91ADM 6/108.11.1710 - 15.11.1712CommanderGeorge Stewart (d.1759) ADM 6/11/79BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.10.1709 - 13.5.1711LieutenantSamuel Pitman (d.1728) ADM 6/10/92ADM 6/1014.5.1711 - 10.7.1712LieutenantCharles Arundel (d.1723) ADM 6/11/137ADM 6/1111.7.1712 - 15.11.1712LieutenantJames Scott ADM 6/11/216ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
15.11.1712Paid offADM 51
8.1.1713

Sold to John Dagrave for £371

BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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