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Nominal Guns8ref:525
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down18.11.1741ref:525
First Commissioned25.6.1742ref:525
How acquiredBuilt by Contractref:525
ShipyardSt Clement's Yard - Ipswich ref:525
John BarnardBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1740-1782
Ship TypeBomb Vesselref:525


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 1"Imperial Feet27.7622 
Length of Keel73' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet22.2568 
Breadth26' 2"Imperial Feet7.9333 
Depth in Hold11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen269 9094Tons BM 


7.1742Broadside Weight = 23 Imperial Pound ( 10.4308 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

9.1756Broadside Weight = 19 Imperial Pound ( 8.6168 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar

14 Ship Commanders

25.6.1742 - 15.10.1742Commander
Thomas ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1759
ADM 6/16/67
16.10.1742 - 28.10.1742Commander
Ormond ThomsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
ADM 6/16/110
ADM 6/16
29.10.1742 - 28.12.1743Commander
Arthur UptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1743
ADM 6/16/112
29.12.1743 - 1.10.1744Commander
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1778
ADM 6/16/254
13.10.1744 - 19.8.1746Commander
William ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1746
ADM 6/16/371
20.8.1746 - 9.4.1748Commander
John EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1793
ADM 6/17/144
9.4.1748 - 9.1748Commander
Cornelius SmeltBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1753
ADM 3/17/343
25.4.1755 - 20.8.1756Commander
Mathew MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1780
ADM 6/18/159
24.8.1756 - 14.12.1757Commander
John FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1760
ADM 6/18/303
14.12.1757 - 16.1.1758Commander
Francis BanksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1772
ADM 6/18/462
ADM 6/18
16.1.1758 - 18.2.1760Commander
Samuel UvedaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1790
ADM 6/18/471
18.2.1760 - 26.3.1762Commander
John BotterellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1771
ADM 6/19/136
26.3.1762 - 29.6.1762Commander
Stair DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1783
ADM 6/20/56
Issued by
George Brydges RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 3.11.1764
2.7.1762 - 6.1763Commander
Thomas FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763
ADM 6/19/516
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 4.7.1763

2 Commissioned Officers

19.7.1742 - 3.4.1743Lieutenant
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763
Transfered ADM 6/16/76
ADM 6/16
18.5.1756 - 25.11.1757Lieutenant
Samuel WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1776
Transfered ADM 6/18/266
ADM 6/18

Service History

18.11.1741Began building at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1714
22.6.1742Completed building at Harwich - Essex at a cost of £2870.5.0dBWAS-1714
23.6.1742Began fitting at Harwich Dockyard - Harwich BWAS-1714
7.1742Commissioned as a sloop for the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1714
8.1742Completed fitting at Harwich Dockyard - Harwich at a cost of £1444.13.11dBWAS-1714
4.1744Sailed with a convoy to LisbonBWAS-1714
5.1745Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
9.1745Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £1438.12.0dBWAS-1714
7.1749Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
8.1749Laid upBWAS-1714
8.1749Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £215.12.1dBWAS-1714
2.1755Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
4.1755Recommissioned as a sloopBWAS-1714
6.1755Completed fitting at a cost of £2331.2.8dBWAS-1714
8.1756Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
9.1756Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
9.1756Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £814.14.11dBWAS-1714
7.6.1757Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
5.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo
12.11.1758Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Attack on Martinique
20.1.1759Capture of Guadeloupe
4.1760Refitted as a 10 gun Unrated Sloop
4.1760fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1152.15.11dBWAS-1714
7.1761Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1761Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
9.1761Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £670.0.3dBWAS-1714
30.10.1761Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
4.1762Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
6.1763Paid offBWAS-1714
28.7.1763Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
30.8.1763Sold for £575BWAS-1714


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