Furnace

4392
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired6.12.1778BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.11.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn FisherBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Sold10.4.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 7"Imperial Feet30.6578 
Length of Keel82' 6"Imperial Feet25.0698 
Breadth28' 10"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold13' 2"Imperial Feet3.9793 
Burthen364 7794Tons BM 

Armament


12.1778Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.1632 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.177845 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.11.1778 - 30.5.1780CommanderGeorge Stoney (c.1740-1786) ADM 6/21/476BWAS-171430.5.1780 - 15.11.1782CommanderJohn Wright ADM 6/22/138BWAS-171415.11.1782 - 25.2.1783CommanderRobert Tomlinson (c.1735-1813) ADM 6/22/530BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
6.12.1778building at Liverpool - Lancashire at a cost of £5697.10.0dBWAS-1714
1779In the ChannelBWAS-1714
6.1780Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1205.3.6dBWAS-1714
25.2.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.4.1783Sold at Deptford for £1,015BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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