Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down27.5.1755BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBatson's Yard - Limehouse Hole BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorRobert Batson (1735-1806)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 5 ½"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel88' 11"Imperial Feet26.8256 
Breadth30' 4"Imperial Feet9.2456 
Depth in Hold9' 8 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen435 1794Tons BM 


5.1756Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

9 Commanding Officers

12.5.1756 - 3.3.1758CaptainEdward Jekyll (d.1776) ADM 6/18/264BWAS-17143.3.1758 - 30.6.1760CaptainArchibald Kennedy (1720-1794) ADM 6/18/491BWAS-171430.6.1760 - 23.8.1760CaptainThe Hon. John Leveson Gower (1740-1792) ADM 6/19/178BWAS-171427.8.1760 - 4.11.1760CaptainCharles Fielding (1738-1783) ADM 6/19/193BWAS-17144.11.1760 - 6.1.1763CaptainSamuel Thompson (1718-1813) ADM 6/19/206BWAS-171413.4.1763 - 10.4.1765CaptainLord Francis Reynolds (1739-1808) ADM 6/19/482BWAS-171410.4.1765 - 6.8.1765CaptainGeorge Watson (c.1729-1774) ADM 6/20/71BWAS-171426.5.1768 - 10.1.1771CaptainWilliam Forster (c.1724-1780) ADM 6/20/203ADM 6/2010.1.1771 - 1.6.1772CaptainPhilip Carteret (1732/33-1796) ADM 6/20/333ADM 6/20

1 Warrant Officer

13.4.1763 - 6.8.1765MasterGeorge Teer (d.1789): on board from 19.4.1763IPC

Service History

27.5.1755Began building at Limehouse - London BWAS-1714
14.5.1756Completed building at Limehouse - London at a cost of £3779.0.9dBWAS-1714
14.5.1756Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714

Lieutenant Burdon of the Flamborough at Deptford Dockyard got in her masts last Thursday and has frequently applied to the master Attendant for Riggers and men to put in the Ballast but none has yet been sent.

8.7.1756Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3166.5.10dBWAS-1714
14.4.1757Took the Brig Le Général Lally (10)
1758In Howe's squadronBWAS-1714
25.1.1758Took the Privateer Le Raton (6)
6.1758In operations against St Malo, Cherbourg and St Cas until SeptemberBWAS-1714
5.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo
5.9.1759In attack on batteries at ConcaleBWAS-1714
21.11.1759Took the Privateer Le Vermudian
20.1.1760Sailed for the Lisbon stationBWAS-1714
4.4.1760Action of 4 April 1760
9.8.1760Took the Privateer Le Comte de Guichen (8)
10.3.1761Sailed for TenerifeBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle

Paid off

2.1763Began repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.3.1763Underwent a surveyBWAS-1714
6.1763Completed repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2633.13.2dBWAS-1714
14.8.1763Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
4.1765Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.1765Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714

Paid off

1.9.1769Underwent a surveyBWAS-1714
9.3.1770Underwent a surveyBWAS-1714
23.9.1772Sold at Deptford for £445BWAS-1714


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