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Gibraltar

4447
Nominal Guns42BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1710/11BWAS-1714
Launched18.10.1711BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.10.1711BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar GroupBWAS-1714
Designed by
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild1.1725BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 1"Imperial Feet28.6576 
Length of Keel76' 7"Imperial Feet23.1944 
Breadth26' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet7.9439 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen280 2394Tons BM 

Armament


10.1711Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1710115Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.10.1711 - 16.6.1713Commander
John ShorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1715
ADM 6/11/166
BWAS-1714
17.6.1713 - 23.12.1714Captain and Master
John ShorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1715
ADM 6/11/263
BWAS-1714
17.2.1714/15 - 3.1.1716/17Captain and Master
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
ADM 6/12/27
BWAS-1714
12.4.1717 - 19.3.1718/19Captain
Beaumont WaldronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1719
ADM 6/12/97
BWAS-1714
20.3.1718/19 - 29.3.1719Captain
John WaldronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1721
ADM 6/12/223
Confirmed 12.12.1720
ADM 6/12

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.10.1711 - 23.12.1714Lieutenant
Charles BignallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
ADM 6/11/166
ADM 6/11
4.3.1714/15 - 3.1.1716/17Lieutenant
Joseph LawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1734
ADM 6/12/31
ADM 6/12
12.4.1717 - 16.1.1717/18Lieutenant
William ElfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1728
ADM 6/12/98
ADM 6/12
17.1.1717/18 - 12.4.1719Lieutenant
David WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1730
ADM 6/12/110
ADM 6/12
13.4.1719 - 8.2.1719/20Lieutenant
James RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1728
Transfered ADM 6/12/171
Confirmed 23.5.1719
ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
15.10.1711Registered on the Navy ListBWAS-1714
1712Commissioned for IrelandB066
1714Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate
23.12.1714Paid offADM 51
1715Commissioned for convoy to NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1717Commissioned for the ChannelB066
3.1.1716/17Paid offADM 51
12.2.1719/20

Paid Off

B066
3.1719/20Began refitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.1720Completed refitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1993.19.8dBWAS-1714
13.11.1724SurveyedB066
1.1725Started rebuildB066

 

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