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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer snow 'La Marquise de Cavalaire' (1757) (12)
Named10.6.1757BWAS-1714
Captured9.5.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.6.1757
ShipyardDunkerque BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold6.11.1760BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck67' 0"Imperial Feet20.4216 
Length of Keel54' 8 ½"Imperial Feet16.4719 
Breadth21' 4"Imperial Feet6.5024 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen132' 4194"Tons BM 

Armament


6.1757Broadside Weight = 27.25 Imperial Pound ( 12.358 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 British 4-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder
Quarterdeck5 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.175780 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.6.1757 - 20.7.1758CommanderRobert Dundas (d.1760) ADM 6/18/409BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1757Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
10.1757Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £620.15.9dBWAS-1714
7.1758Paid offBWAS-1714
27.9.1760SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.11.1760Sold at Sheerness for £267BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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