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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.1.1751/52BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.2.1751/52BWAS-1714
Named20.2.1751/52BWAS-1714
Launched9.4.1752BWAS-1714
First Commissioned20.5.1752BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassFly ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigKetchBWAS-1714
Sold23.9.1772BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Length of Keel64' 3"Imperial Feet19.5263 
Breadth20' 3"Imperial Feet6.1722 
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft6' 10"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen140 1394Tons BM 

Armament


9.4.1752Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
175250Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.5.1752 - 19.2.1756Commander
William FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1762
ADM 6/18/34
BWAS-1714
19.2.1756 - 10.1.1757Commander
John WheelockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
Transfered ADM 6/18/237
BWAS-1714
10.1.1757 - 18.5.1758Commander
Richard NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1763
ADM 6/18/342
BWAS-1714
18.5.1758 - 17.10.1758Commander
John Albert BentinckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1773
ADM 6/18/514
BWAS-1714
18.10.1758 - 11.12.1759Commander
Dennis DowningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1759
ADM 6/18/549
BWAS-1714
11.12.1759 - 27.3.1763Commander
George GaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1795
ADM 6/19/118
BWAS-1714
27.3.1763 - 9.12.1765Commander
John BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1779
ADM 6/19/515
ADM 6/19
9.12.1765 - 2.4.1766Commander
James ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1776
ADM 6/20/98
ADM 6/20
2.4.1766 - 4.4.1769Commander
James JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1764
ADM 6/20/113
BWAS-1714
4.4.1769 - 25.4.1772Commander
Mitchell GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1787
ADM 6/20/233
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1.2.1752Began building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.4.1752Completed building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2631.16.9dBWAS-1714
9.4.1752Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
14.7.1752Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1754South coast of IrelandBWAS-1714
1755South coast of IrelandBWAS-1714
1756In the DownsBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
13.8.1761Took the Privateer
Le Hasard 1760-1761
French Privateer
off the Texel
BG
25.8.1761Took the Privateer
La Marie Thérèse 1761-1761
French Privateer
drove on shore and destroyed
BG
3.1763Paid offBWAS-1714
6.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1772Paid offBWAS-1714
23.9.1772Sold at Deptford for £210BWAS-1714

 

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