Grand Turk

4520
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Grand Turque' (1744) (22)
Named10.8.1745BWAS-1714
Captured26.5.1745BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.8.1745BWAS-1714
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold1.5.1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 9"Imperial Feet30.7086 
Length of Keel81' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet24.6952 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen366 1594Imperial Feet0.0041 

Armament


8.1745Broadside Weight = 93 Imperial Pound ( 42.1755 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1745160EstablishmentBWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.8.1745 - 1.7.1746CaptainJustinian Nutt (c.1704-1758) ADM 6/16/256BWAS-17142.7.1746 - 5.12.1747CaptainAnthony Kerly (c.1714-1764) ADM 6/17/122BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.11.1746 - 5.12.1747LieutenantJohn Ball (c.1719-?) ADM 6/17/171ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
11.7.1745Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £1701.9.0dBWAS-1714
8.1745Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
10.1745Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3139.18.8dBWAS-1714
1.3.1745/46Took the Corvette Le Loup (18) BG
19.5.1747Took the Privateer La Rosalie
6.7.1747Took the Privateer Tomas y Maria
24.12.1747Paid offADM 51
5.2.1748Took the Privateer Le Tavignon between the Lizard and Scilly and carried into Plymouth .BG
4.10.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
31.12.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.5.1749Sold at Portsmouth for £400BWAS-1714

 

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