Greenwich

4537
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchant east indiaman 'Greenwich' (1766) (26)
Purchased9.1777BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeStoreship BWAS-1714
Sold10.4.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck140' 9"Imperial Feet42.6777 
Length of Keel116' 9"Imperial Feet35.3711 
Breadth34' 10"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen753 4894Tons BM 

Armament


9.1777Broadside Weight = 111 Imperial Pound ( 50.3385 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

1779Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1777200 BWAS-1714
1779160 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.10.1777 - 13.4.1779CommanderChristopher Rigby (d.1795) ADM 6/21/328BWAS-171415.9.1781 - 10.3.1783CaptainWilliam Daniel (d.1800) ADM 6/22/340BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.5.1778 - 7.9.1780CarpenterWilliam SpasshattADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
18.9.1777Began repairs at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
3.11.1777Completed repairs at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £1305.4.2dBWAS-1714
3.11.1777Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.12.1777Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2980.7.5dBWAS-1714
16.3.1778Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
1779Refitted as a 22 gun Other Vessels Receiving Ship
3.1779Surveyed at WoolwichBWAS-1714
4.1779Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
13.4.1779Paid offADM 51
8.1779Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £2869.7.2dBWAS-1714
10.3.1783

Paid off

ADM 51
10.4.1783Sold at Deptford for £400BWAS-1714

 

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