Garland

4423
Guarland
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.11.1744BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down18.11.1745BWAS-1714
Launched13.8.1748BWAS-1714
First Commissioned16.9.1748BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Poole (d.1751)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Poole (d.1751)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold2.12.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck113' 0"Imperial Feet34.4424 
Length of Keel93' 4"Imperial Feet28.3803 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen508 3494Tons BM 

Armament


9.1748Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1748160 BWAS-1714

16 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1748 - 17.10.1753CaptainWilliam Saltern Willett (d.1769) ADM 6/17/384BWAS-171417.10.1753 - 5.6.1754CaptainRichard Spry (1715-1775) ADM 6/18/81BWAS-17145.6.1754 - 20.12.1757CaptainMarriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794) ADM 6/18/103BWAS-171416.10.1758 - 7.12.1758CaptainChristopher Codrington (c.1729-1772) ADM 6/18/548ADM 6/187.12.1758 - 19.11.1759CaptainJohn Rushworth (d.1779) ADM 6/19/11BWAS-171419.11.1759 - 14.5.1762CaptainThomas Shirley (1733-1814) ADM 6/19/113BWAS-171424.5.1762 - 12.2.1763CaptainLord Francis Reynolds (1739-1808) ADM 6/19/412BWAS-171411.4.1763 - 28.4.1763CaptainJohn Reynolds (d.1788) ADM 6/19/481ADM 6/1928.4.1763 - 22.2.1768CaptainThe Hon. Henry St John (1740-1780) ADM 6/19/489BWAS-171411.9.1770 - 9.10.1773CaptainThomas Lynn (d.1781) ADM 6/20/290BWAS-17149.10.1773 - 8.7.1774CaptainPatrick Fotheringham (c.1739-1784) ADM 6/20/521BWAS-171430.3.1776 - 1.3.1779CaptainRichard Pearson (1730/31-1806) ADM 6/21/173BWAS-17145.3.1779 - 20.6.1780CaptainJohn Stanhope (c.1744-1800) ADM 6/21/519BWAS-171420.6.1780 - 27.7.1782CaptainCharles Chamberlayne (d.1810) ADM 6/22/144BWAS-171427.7.1782 - 1.12.1782CaptainJames Cotes (d.1802) ADM 6/23/136
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 10.9.1783
BWAS-1714
15.12.1782 - 7.10.1783CaptainRichard Callcott (c.1743-1794): on board from 17.12.1782 ADM 6/23/186
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 16.1.1784
ADM 6/23

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
22.11.1758 - 13.7.1759MasterRobert McDougall (1729-1816) ADM 107/5/141ADM 107/5

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1748building at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £9686.1.6dBWAS-1714
13.8.1748Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1.11.1748Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
12.1748Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1753Sailed for Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
13.7.1754

Sailed for Virginia

BWAS-1714
9.1757Home to pay offBWAS-1714
12.9.1757SurveyedBWAS-1714
20.12.1757Paid offADM 51
2.1758Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
12.1758RecommissionedBWAS-1714
12.1758Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6494.12.9dBWAS-1714
9.7.1759Sailed to America with a convoyBWAS-1714
12.2.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
20.7.1763

Sailed for Nova Scotia

BWAS-1714
22.2.1768

Paid off

BWAS-1714
27.5.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.1768Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1769Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5656.9.11dBWAS-1714
9.1770RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1770Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
11.1770Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.2.1771Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
8.7.1774

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.1774SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.1775Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1776RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1776RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1776Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12002.16.6dBWAS-1714
26.6.1778Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
3.1779In the North SeaBWAS-1714
1780RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1780Began coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
5.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £2223.6.9dBWAS-1714
23.8.1780

Sailed for North America

BWAS-1714
11.8.1781Took the Schooner Greyhound (8)
2.1.1782Took the Brig Fair American (16)
12.3.1782Took the Ship Admiral Zoutman (8) Twenty five leagues from the Capes of Delaware
7.10.1783Paid offADM 51
2.12.1783Sold at Deptford for £780BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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