Escort

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'L'Escorte' (1756) (14)
Named24.5.1757BWAS-1714
Captured24.2.1757BWAS-1714
First Commissioned13.6.1757BWAS-1714
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold6.12.1768BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck84' 6"Imperial Feet25.6413 
Length of Keel69' 3 ⅞"Imperial Feet21.0534 
Breadth24' 8 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen225 1194Tons BM 
Oar banks5  
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen180French Tonneaux177.199 

Armament


6.1757Broadside Weight = 44.5 Imperial Pound ( 20.181 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1757100 BWAS-1714
7.1.1761110 BWAS-1714

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.6.1757 - 16.6.1757Commander Maximilian Jacobs (c.1731-1780) ADM 6/18/409ADM 6/1817.6.1757 - 12.6.1759Commander Charles Inglis (c.1731-1791) ADM 6/18/412BWAS-171421.11.1760 - 10.5.1762Commander Charles Ellys (c.1730-1794) ADM 6/19/210BWAS-171414.5.1762 - 8.3.1763Commander John Bagster (1720-1792) ADM 6/19/409BWAS-171420.8.1763 - 14.8.1767Commander Thomas Foley (d.1772) ADM 6/19/428BWAS-171426.5.1768 - 1768Commander Archibald Stuart ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1757Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2000.0.0dBWAS-1714
18.5.1757Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
26.7.1757Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1446.15.6dBWAS-1714
25.5.1758Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
9.1760Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
11.1760RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1761Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £2475.9.4dBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
8.3.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.6.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.1763Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
10.1763Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2322.13.9dBWAS-1714
5.11.1763Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
13.10.1767SurveyedBWAS-1714
14.8.1767

Paid off

BWAS-1714
21.6.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.12.1768Sold at Woolwich for £130BWAS-1714

 

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