Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned16.1.1740/41BWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor John Perry (1713-1771)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 1 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Length of Keel101' 5"Imperial Feet30.9118 
Breadth35' 9"Imperial Feet10.7137 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen689 4294Tons BM 


7.1.1740/41Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1733250Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders

16.1.1740/41 - 24.7.1742Captain Nathaniel Watson (d.1766) ADM 6/15/370BWAS-171425.7.1742 - 12.1.1743/44Captain Richard Hughes (1708-1779)BWAS-171413.1.1743/44 - 5.3.1743/44Captain John Watkins (d.1757) Transfered ADM 6/16/492
Confirmed 11.6.1745
5.3.1743/44 - 27.5.1745Captain Giles Richard Vanbrugh (d.1745/46)BWAS-171428.5.1745 - 1.10.1746Captain Lionel Daniel (d.1752) ADM 6/17/191BWAS-17141.10.1746 - 7.11.1748Captain Arthur Gardiner (c.1716-1758) ADM 6/17/407
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 15.11.1748

10 Commissioned Officers

10.1.1740/41 - 1.2.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Crosse (d.1747) ADM 6/15/368ADM 6/152.2.1740/41 - 20.2.1740/41Second Lieutenant Thomas Crosse (d.1747) ADM 6/15/376ADM 6/1521.2.1740/41 - 30.9.1741First Lieutenant Thomas Crosse (d.1747) Transfered ADM 6/15/389ADM 6/1521.2.1740/41 - 10.5.1741Second Lieutenant Richard Brown (c.1718-1756) Transfered ADM 6/15/389ADM 6/1511.5.1741 - 6.4.1742Second Lieutenant Francis Saunders Transfered ADM 6/16/416ADM 6/1525.9.1743 - 6.3.1743/44First Lieutenant John Donkley (c.1713-1758) Transfered ADM 6/17/278
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 29.10.1747
ADM 6/17
21.4.1744 - 8.7.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Tilliard (d.1753) ADM 6/16/518
Confirmed 25.7.1745
ADM 6/16
10.9.1744 - 7.11.1748First Lieutenant John Smith ADM 6/17/401
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 4.11.1748
ADM 6/17
16.2.1744/45 - 11.11.1747Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Orseur (c.1724-?) ADM 6/17/407
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 15.11.1748
ADM 6/17
11.11.1747 - 7.11.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms James Kyd (d.1793) ADM 6/17/407
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757)
Confirmed 15.11.1748
ADM 6/17

Service History

24.1.1739/40Began buildingBWAS-1714
7.1.1740/41Completed building at a cost of £7119.0.0dBWAS-1714
15.1.1740/41Began Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
3.4.1741Completed Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3677.18.4dBWAS-1714
24.7.1741Action of 1741-07-24
1742In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
7.1742At NaplesBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
2.1745Took the Ship La Ferme in the Mediterranean

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 106
6.1.1748/49Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
13.4.1749Sold for £421BWAS-1714


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