Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'La Comtesse de Grammont' (1757) (18)
First Commissioned6.1.1758BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
BecomesFrench corvette 'La Comtesse de Grammont' (1762) (18)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck98' 1"Imperial Feet29.8736 
Length of Keel80' 5"Imperial Feet24.511 
Breadth27' 6 ½"Imperial Feet8.2423 
Depth in Hold8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Burthen324 4194Tons BM 


1758Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

5 Ship Commanders

6.1.1758 - 1.8.1758Commander John Stott (c.1729-1778) ADM 6/18/467BWAS-17141.8.1758 - 31.7.1759Commander Philip Affleck (1726-1799) Transfered ADM 6/19/54
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Confirmed 6.4.1759
31.7.1759 - 5.3.1760Commander William Bennett (d.1790) ADM 6/19/94ADM 6/195.3.1760 - 7.4.1762Commander Richard Teale (c.1719-1798) ADM 6/19/143BWAS-17147.4.1762 - 27.6.1762Commander Patrick Mouat (c.1712-1790) ADM 6/19/396BWAS-1714

Service History

29.10.1757Taken by TartarB066
6.1.1758Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £0.8.11dBWAS-1714
19.1.1758Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1.2.1758Completed fitting at Portsmouth at a cost of £1,263.14.1dBWAS-1714
1.2.1758Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1263.14.1dBWAS-1714
15.2.1758Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
3.7.1759Sailed for Gibraltar with troopsBWAS-1714
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay
22.9.1759Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
3.1762Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1762Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1864.14.5dBWAS-1714
24.4.1762Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
27.6.1762Taken by the French at the fall of St John's, Newfoundland


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Posted by Colin Alsbury on Wednesday 18th of December 2013 18:21

ADM 354/167/230 Description: Philip Stephens. Captain Bennet was superseded on the Gramont in May 1760 and entered on the Royal George the following day by Commission. Captain Campbell is discharged from the Royal George in February 1760 and no Captain is borne from then to Captain Bennet's entry Date: 1761 Oct 21

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