Druid

3992
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.8.1760BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down9.1760BWAS-1714
Named28.10.1760BWAS-1714
Launched24.2.1761BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.3.1761BWAS-1714
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1714
ShipyardKing's Yard - Harwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDruid ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by Richard StaceyBWAS-1714
Constructor John Barnard (1705-1784)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sunk as Breakwater8.1773BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck86' 7"Imperial Feet26.2424 
Length of Keel72' 11"Imperial Feet21.9583 
Breadth23' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen211 8594Tons BM 

Armament


24.2.1761Broadside Weight = 23 Imperial Pound ( 10.4308 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1760100Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1761 - 25.8.1762Commander John Luttrell (d.1829) ADM 6/19/288BWAS-171425.8.1762 - 20.12.1762Commander Rowland Cotton (c.1740-1794) ADM 6/19/433BWAS-17142.4.1763 - 7.5.1764Commander Rowland Cotton (c.1740-1794) ADM 6/19/476ADM 6/197.5.1764 - 2.1765Commander William Chaloner Burnaby (1746-1794) ADM 6/20/37
Issued by Sir William Burnaby (1710-1776)
Commission confirmed 3.7.1764
BWAS-1714
2.1765 - 7.1765Acting Commander John Forth (c.1731-1790) ADM 354/178/285ADM3543.12.1767 - 29.10.1770Commander John Jackson (c.1726-1778) ADM 6/20/187BWAS-171429.10.1770 - 26.12.1771Commander Richard Pearson (1730/31-1806) ADM 6/20/306BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1760Began building at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1714
24.2.1761Completed building at Harwich - Essex at a cost of £1769.5.3dBWAS-1714
24.2.1761Began fitting at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
27.4.1761Completed fitting at Harwich - Essex at a cost of £363.16.0dBWAS-1714
20.12.1762Paid offADM 51
8.3.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1763Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1763Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1211.17.3dBWAS-1714
29.9.1763Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
5.1764At JamaicaBWAS-1714
20.12.1766

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1767Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1.1768Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2256.12.7dBWAS-1714
17.2.1768Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
26.12.1771

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1773Sunk as breakwater at SheernessBWAS-1714

 

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