Endeavour

4104
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased29.3.1768BWAS-1714
First Commissioned25.5.1768BWAS-1714
ShipyardWhitby - Yorkshire BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeDiscovery Vessel BWAS-1714
Sold7.3.1775BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck97' 8"Imperial Feet29.5946 
Length of Keel81' 0"Imperial Feet24.6888 
Breadth29' 2"Imperial Feet8.8448 
Depth in Hold11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen366 4994Tons BM 

Armament


5.1768Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.0702 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.176885 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.5.1768 - 29.8.1771First Lieutenant James Cook (1728-1779) ADM 6/20/202BWAS-17148.8.1771 - 15.9.1773Lieutenant James Gordon (c.1721-1781)BWAS-171428.11.1773 - 22.10.1774Lieutenant James Gordon (c.1721-1781)BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.5.1768 - 26.5.1771Second Lieutenant Zachary Hickes (d.1771)† ADM 6/20/204BWAS-171427.5.1771 - 31.7.1771Acting Lieutenant Charles Clerke (1743-1779)BWAS-1714

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1768 - 26.5.1771Master's Mate Charles Clerke (1743-1779)BWAS-17145.1768 - 8.1771Midshipman William HarveyCCSU2.1771 - 8.1771Midshipman Isaac George Manley (1755-1837)CCSU

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1768 - 2.1771Servant Isaac George Manley (1755-1837)ref:

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1738Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5394.15.4dBWAS-1714
4.1.1768Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
29.3.1768Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2269.12.10dBWAS-1714
5.4.1768RegisteredBWAS-1714
26.8.1768Sailed from Plymouth bound for Tahiti.WCV
12.9.1768Arrived at MadeiraWCV
14.9.1768Sailed from MadeiraWCV
13.11.1768Arrived at Rio de JaneiroWCV
7.12.1768Sailed from Rio de JaneiroWCV
11.1.1769Sighted Tierra del FuegoWCV
15.1.1769Anchored in the Bay of Good SuccessWCV
25.1.1769Passed Cape HornWCV
4.4.1769Encountered VahitahiWCV
11.4.1769Sighted TahitiWCV
13.4.1769Anchored in Matavai Bay, TahitiWCV
13.7.1769Sailed from Matavai Bay, TahitiWCV
1.5.1771Arrived at St HelenaWCV
7.1771Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
13.7.1771Anchored in the DownsWCV
8.1771Paid offBWAS-1714
8.1771RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1771Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2615.0.8dBWAS-1714
8.11.1771Sailed for the Falkland IslandsBWAS-1714
9.1772Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
11.1772Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1248.10.2dBWAS-1714
3.12.1772Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
15.9.1773

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.1773RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1773Refitted as a 6 gun Unrated Storeship
11.1773Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1773Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1495.6.11dBWAS-1714
29.1.1774Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
22.10.1774

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.3.1775Sold at Woolwich for £645BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Collier Earl of Pembroke built in 1764 by Fishburn at Whitby

 

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