Deptford

3871
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.3.1733/34BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down5.4.1734BWAS-1714
Launched29.4.1735BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.5.1735
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeStoreship
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up5.1756BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Length of Keel100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Breadth35' 8"Imperial Feet10.7086 
Depth in Hold15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Burthen678 894Tons BM 

Armament


5.1735Broadside Weight = 112 Imperial Pound ( 50.7924 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck4 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1735120 BWAS-1714

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.5.1735 - 7.5.1737CommanderJohn Craford (d.1740) ADM 6/14/211BWAS-17141.5.1738 - 30.8.1739CommanderJohn Craford (d.1740) ADM 6/15/112ADM 6/1530.8.1739 - 17.12.1740CommanderNathaniel Watson (d.1766) ADM 6/15/216ADM 6/1517.12.1740 - 22.8.1742CommanderAbraham Gould (d.1764) ADM 6/15/363BWAS-171423.8.1742 - 2.12.1745CommanderJohn Fawler (d.1777) ADM 6/16/188
Commission confirmed 14.6.1743
BWAS-1714
28.12.1745 - 29.1.1745/46CommanderJohn Crookshanks (1708-1795) ADM 6/17/364
Commission confirmed 18.10.1746
ADM 6/17
29.1.1745/46 - 8.3.1747/48CommanderAmbrose Seccombe (d.1758) ADM 6/17/51BWAS-17148.3.1747/48 - 23.5.1748CommanderGeorge Blanckley (c.1720-1759) ADM 6/17/328ADM 6/1723.5.1748 - 19.11.1749CommanderJohn Boles (d.1761) ADM 3/17/358ADM 6/17

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1738 - 22.6.1738LieutenantAndrew Stevens (d.bef.1741) ADM 6/15/112ADM 6/1516.7.1739 - 14.8.1739LieutenantRice Edwards (d.1779) ADM 6/15/204ADM 6/1514.8.1739 - 17.9.1740LieutenantGeorge Lauder ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
1736Sailed to the TagusBWAS-1714
1737Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
7.5.1737

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1737Began repairs at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.1738Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
6.1738Completed repairs at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £5331.0.8dBWAS-1714
12.1740Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.1744Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
19.11.1749Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
1.6.1751SurveyedBWAS-1714
30.6.1755SurveyedBWAS-1714
24.4.1756SurveyedBWAS-1714
30.4.1756Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
5.1756Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
 

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