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Duke

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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased22.6.1739BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.7.1739BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireshipBWAS-1714
Expended as Fireship14.6.1742BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck83' 1"Imperial Feet25.3069 
Length of Keel66' 2 ⅛"Imperial Feet20.12 
Breadth23' 9 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Burthen11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen199 2594Tons BM 

Armament


7.1739Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.173945 BWAS-1714

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1739 - 16.12.1739Commander
Savage MostynBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/16/194
BWAS-1714
17.12.1739 - 16.1.1739/40Commander
Bradwarden ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1742
ADM 6/16/278
Confirmed 10.3.1743/44
ADM 6/16
17.1.1739/40 - 29.11.1740Commander
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
ADM 6/16/180
Confirmed 18.5.1743
BWAS-1714
30.11.1740 - 14.6.1742Commander
Smith CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1760
ADM 6/16/74
Confirmed 10.7.1742
TRN3

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1739 - 14.6.1742Lieutenant
John GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1745
ADM 6/15/194
ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
22.6.1739Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £697.8.7dBWAS-1714
7.7.1739Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
12.8.1739Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1832.9.11dBWAS-1714
14.6.1742Duke's attack at St Tropez

 

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