Deptford Prize

3872
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Privateer brig 'San Sebastian y las Animas' (1740) (12)
Captured23.5.1740BWAS-1714
ShipyardSan Sebastian - Spain BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold20.11.1744BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck73' 7"Imperial Feet22.3097 
Length of Keel59' 8"Imperial Feet18.0058 
Breadth21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Burthen146 6994Tons BM 

Armament


9.1740Broadside Weight = 18.5 Imperial Pound ( 8.39 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.174060 BWAS-1714
2.174170 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.9.1740 - 4.2.1741/42CommanderJohn Pritchard (d.1777) ADM 6/16/338ADM 6/155.2.1741/42 - 13.8.1743CommanderCharles Catford (d.1756) ADM 6/16/10BWAS-171416.8.1743 - 25.10.1744CommanderFyfield Coe (d.1763) ADM 6/16/210BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.11.1743 - 15.6.1744LieutenantJospeh Carew (c.1721-bef.1754) ADM 6/16/239ADM 6/1625.6.1744 - 25.10.1744LieutenantThomas Wye ADM 6/16/329ADM 6/16

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1740Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1714
6.9.1740RegisteredBWAS-1714
15.9.1740Purchased at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £643.7.0dBWAS-1714
15.9.1740Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
27.9.1740

Commissioned for the Channel

BWAS-1714
26.1.1740/41Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1321.9.11dBWAS-1714
10.10.1744Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
20.11.1744Sold at Deptford for £390BWAS-1714
25.12.1744Paid offADM 51

 

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