Eltham

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 StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-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 - 27.2.1739/40CaptainLord Augustus Fitzroy (1716-1741) Transfered ADM 6/15/41BWAS-171428.2.1739/40 - 13.2.1742/43Captain Edward Smith (d.1743) ADM 6/15/250ADM 6/1514.2.1742/43 - 1.6.1743Captain Richard Watkins (d.1770) Transfered ADM 6/16/206
Confirmed 8.8.1743
BWAS-1714
2.6.1743 - 9.9.1743Captain Edward Pratten (c.1715-1763) ADM 6/16/206
Confirmed 8.8.1743
ADM 6/16
16.1.1743/44 - 23.6.1745Captain Philip Durell (1707-1766) ADM 6/16/260BWAS-171424.6.1745 - 9.10.1748Captain Richard Tiddeman (d.1762) Transfered ADM 6/17/16
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 2.11.1745
BWAS-1714
9.10.1748 - 12.6.1750Captain John Lloyd (d.1778) ADM 6/17/529
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 2.8.1750
BWAS-1714

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1736 - 13.7.1738First Lieutenant Rowland Frogmere (d.1744) Transfered ADM 6/15/41ADM 6/1512.11.1736 - 24.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Randyll Vane (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/15/43ADM 6/1526.12.1738 - 27.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms James Osborn (d.1754) Transfered ADM 6/15/419
Confirmed 21.5.1741
ADM 6/15
18.3.1739/40 - 30.3.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Williams ADM 6/15/262ADM 6/1526.3.1740 - 22.6.1743Second Lieutenant Richard Matthews (d.1760) Transfered ADM 6/15/267ADM 6/157.7.1743 - 9.9.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms George Hamilton (c.1725-1745) ADM 6/16/206
Confirmed 8.8.1743
ADM 6/16
7.7.1744 - 5.6.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms George Allan (c.1715-1757) ADM 6/16/335ADM 6/166.6.1745 - 23.6.1745Second Lieutenant George Allan (c.1715-1757) ADM 6/17/4
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), North America
Confirmed 24.9.1745
ADM 6/17
24.6.1745 - 12.6.1750First Lieutenant George Allan (c.1715-1757) ADM 6/17/4
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), North America
Confirmed 24.9.1745
ADM 6/17
24.6.1745 - 16.7.1749Second Lieutenant William Underdown (d.1749) ADM 6/17/4
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), North America
Confirmed 24.9.1745
ADM 6/17
21.10.1746 - 18.1.1746/47Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Dalrymple (c.1724-?) ADM 6/17/165ADM 6/1719.1.1746/47 - 19.10.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Imrie (c.1723-c.1750) ADM 6/17/191ADM 6/17

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.11.1736 - 6.3.1739/40Midshipman James Wager (d.c.1748) ADM 107/3/364ADM 107/316.2.1736/37 - 23.12.1737Midshipman Ordinary Edward Rich (c.1720-1753) ADM 107/3/364ADM 107/324.12.1737 - 6.3.1739/40Midshipman Edward Rich (c.1720-1753) ADM 107/3/364ADM 107/32.12.1738 - 11.4.1741Midshipman Henry Rose (c.1721-bef.1754) Transfered ADM 107/3/473ADM 107/35.4.1739 - 7.7.1740Midshipman William Cook (c.1720-?) ADM 107/3/482ADM 107/3

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
29.11.1736 - 31.5.1737Ordinary Seaman Henry Rose (c.1721-bef.1754) ADM 107/3/473ADM 107/31.6.1737 - 28.12.1737Captain's Servant Henry Rose (c.1721-bef.1754) ADM 107/3/473ADM 107/329.12.1737 - 1.12.1738Able Seaman Henry Rose (c.1721-bef.1754) ADM 107/3/473ADM 107/33.3.1737/38 - 17.10.1738Captain's Servant William Cook (c.1720-?) ADM 107/3/482ADM 107/317.10.1738 - 5.4.1739Able Seaman William Cook (c.1720-?) ADM 107/3/481ADM 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)
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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