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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured27.2.1746/47BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.4.1747BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold24.10.1748BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck61' 4"Imperial Feet18.6944 
Length of Keel47' 4"Imperial Feet14.3401 
Breadth20' 9 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen108 7994Tons BM 

Armament


4.1747Broadside Weight = 27.5 Imperial Pound ( 12.4716 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.174740 BWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1747 - 11.12.1747Commander
John HollwallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1771
Transfered ADM 6/17/244
Issued by
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 13.7.1747
ADM 6/19
28.4.1747 - 15.1.1747/48Commander
Francis William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1787
ADM 6/17/446
Issued by
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 7.3.1748/49
BWAS-1714
15.1.1747/48 - 12.7.1748Commander
Mathew MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1780
ADM 6/17/369
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 13.7.1748
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1747 - 12.7.1748Lieutenant
Richard IveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1748
ADM 6/17/368
Issued by
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 12.7.1748
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1747Purchased at Antigua - Leeward Islands at a cost of £937.0.0dBWAS-1714
24.6.1748Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
1.7.1748Arrived at Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.7.1748Paid offADM 51
24.10.1748

Sold at Plymouth for £211.18.8 1/4d

BWAS-1714

 

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