Gibraltar's Prize

4449
Nominal Guns14
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer brig 'Le Glaneur' (1757) (14)
Captured10.2.1757
First Commissioned12.2.1757
ShipyardNantes - Brittany
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold22.1.1761

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck63' 10"Imperial Feet19.2024 
Length of Keel59' 1"Imperial Feet17.986 
Breadth18' 7 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Burthen117 7294Tons BM 

Armament


2.1757Broadside Weight = 45 Imperial Pound ( 20.4078 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.3.175740 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1757 - 5.4.1757CommanderAlexander Schomberg (c.1726-1804) ADM 6/18/355ADM 6/1815.6.1757 - 6.1.1758CommanderJohn Stott (c.1729-1778) ADM 6/18/409BWAS-171413.1.1758 - 17.4.1758CommanderRobert Carre (c.1724-1778) ADM 6/18/470ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
12.2.1757Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £795.9.0dBWAS-1714
13.2.1757

Commissioned

BWAS-1714
18.2.1757Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1.3.1757Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Tender
14.3.1757Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £995.2.3dBWAS-1714
16.4.1757

Sailed for North America

BWAS-1714
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
17.4.1758Paid offADM 51
13.12.1760

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
19.12.1760

Ordered to be sold

BWAS-1714
22.1.1761

Sold at Sheerness for £135

BWAS-1714

 

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