Egmont

4055
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.1765BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1714
Wrecked12.7.1776BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck62' 0"Imperial Feet18.8976 
Length of Keel48' 9 ⅝"Imperial Feet14.6463 
Breadth19' 7"Imperial Feet5.811 
Depth in Hold10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Burthen99 5794Tons BM 

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1765 - 16.10.1765LieutenantArchibald Dickson (c.1739-1803)BWAS-171417.10.1765 - 2.2.1771LieutenantAlexander Graeme (1741-1818)BWAS-17142.2.1771 - 21.10.1772LieutenantWilliam Parker (1740/41-1802)BWAS-171421.10.1772 - 17.10.1775LieutenantRichard Lock (d.1779) ADM 6/20/467
Issued by Molyneaux Shuldham (1717-1798), Newfoundland - Canada
Commission confirmed 1.12.1772
BWAS-1714
17.10.1775 - 12.7.1776LieutenantAlexander Christie ADM 6/21/161
Issued by Robert Duff (1721-1787), Newfoundland - Canada
Commission confirmed 27.2.1776
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1764Purchased by Commodore PalliserB066
13.3.1764Arrived at PortsmouthB066
3.1765Commissioned for service in NewfoundlandB066
4.1765Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.1765Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1077.3.3dBWAS-1714
1766Returned homeB066
15.5.1767Returned to NewfoundlandB066
12.7.1776Wrecked in Trepassy BayB066


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
 

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