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4082
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.9.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down14.10.1734BWAS-1714
Launched30.6.1736BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.11.1736BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up12.6.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Length of Keel100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Breadth35' 8"Imperial Feet10.7086 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen678 894Tons BM 

Armament


11.1736Broadside Weight = 207 Imperial Pound ( 93.8745 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

1745Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1736250EstablishmentBWAS-1714

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1736 - 27.2.1739/40Captain
Lord Augustus FitzroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/41
BWAS-1714
28.2.1739/40 - 13.2.1742/43Captain
Edward SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1743
ADM 6/15/250
ADM 6/15
14.2.1742/43 - 1.6.1743Captain
Richard WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1770
Transfered ADM 6/16/206
Confirmed 8.8.1743
BWAS-1714
2.6.1743 - 9.9.1743Captain
Edward PrattenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1759
ADM 6/16/206
Confirmed 8.8.1743
ADM 6/16
16.1.1743/44 - 23.6.1745Captain
Philip DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1769
ADM 6/16/260
BWAS-1714
24.6.1745 - 9.10.1748Captain
Richard TiddemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1750
Transfered ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 2.11.1745
BWAS-1714
9.10.1748 - 12.6.1750Captain
John LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1778
ADM 6/17/529
Issued by
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 2.8.1750
BWAS-1714

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1736 - 13.7.1738First Lieutenant
Rowland FrogmereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/41
ADM 6/15
12.11.1736 - 24.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Randyll VaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/43
ADM 6/15
26.12.1738 - 27.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1752
Transfered ADM 6/15/419
Confirmed 21.5.1741
ADM 6/15
18.3.1739/40 - 30.3.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1761
ADM 6/15/262
ADM 6/15
26.3.1740 - 22.6.1743Second Lieutenant
Richard MatthewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1759
Transfered ADM 6/15/267
ADM 6/15
7.7.1743 - 9.9.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1745
ADM 6/16/206
Confirmed 8.8.1743
ADM 6/16
7.7.1744 - 5.6.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
ADM 6/16/335
ADM 6/16
6.6.1745 - 23.6.1745Second Lieutenant
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
ADM 6/17/4
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, North America
Confirmed 24.9.1745
ADM 6/17
24.6.1745 - 12.6.1750First Lieutenant
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
ADM 6/17/4
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, North America
Confirmed 24.9.1745
ADM 6/17
24.6.1745 - 16.7.1749Second Lieutenant
William UnderdownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1749
ADM 6/17/4
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, North America
Confirmed 24.9.1745
ADM 6/17
21.10.1746 - 18.1.1746/47Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John DalrympleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1757
ADM 6/17/165
ADM 6/17
19.1.1746/47 - 19.10.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas ImrieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1748
ADM 6/17/191
ADM 6/17

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.11.1736 - 6.3.1739/40Midshipman
James WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1748
ADM 107/3/364
ADM 107/3
16.2.1736/37 - 23.12.1737Midshipman Ordinary
Edward RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 107/3/364
ADM 107/3
24.12.1737 - 6.3.1739/40Midshipman
Edward RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 107/3/364
ADM 107/3
2.12.1738 - 11.4.1741Midshipman
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
Transfered ADM 107/3/473
ADM 107/3
5.4.1739 - 7.7.1740Midshipman
William CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1742
ADM 107/3/482
ADM 107/3

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
29.11.1736 - 31.5.1737Ordinary Seaman
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 107/3/473
ADM 107/3
1.6.1737 - 28.12.1737Captain's Servant
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 107/3/473
ADM 107/3
29.12.1737 - 1.12.1738Able Seaman
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 107/3/473
ADM 107/3
3.3.1737/38 - 17.10.1738Captain's Servant
William CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1742
ADM 107/3/482
ADM 107/3
17.10.1738 - 5.4.1739Able Seaman
William CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1742
ADM 107/3/481
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1740Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1714
12.4.1742Action of 12th April 1742
18.2.1742/43Attack on La Guaira
15.4.1743Attack on Porto Cabello
9.1743Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
9.9.1743Paid offADM 51
1.1744RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1744Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3180.12.1dBWAS-1714
6.1744Off DunkirkBWAS-1714
20.3.1744/45Expedition against Louisbourg
5.1745Sailed with a New England convoyBWAS-1714
19.5.1745Took the Ship of the Line
Le Vigilant (64) 1744-1745
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

2.1746With Byng's squadron in Scottish WatersBWAS-1714
3.1746/47Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
9.1748Siege of Pondicherry
12.6.1750

Paid off

ADM 51
12.6.1763Broken up at Plymouth for £179BWAS-1714

 

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