Greyhound

4548
Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.7.1702BWAS-1603
Acquired3.1702/3BWAS-1603
First Commissioned2.3.1703B028
ShipyardJohn's Ness - Ipswich ref:1362
Ship ClassLark GroupB028
ConstructorWilliam HubbardB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked26.8.1711BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck114' 3"Imperial Feet34.7526 
Length of Keel95' 3"Imperial Feet28.9712 
Breadth31' 3"Imperial Feet9.525 
Depth in Hold12' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen494 7194Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.7.1702190Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.3.1702/3 - 11.11.1704CaptainCharles Laton (d.1704)† ADM 6/7/97BWAS-171414.11.1704 - 12.1.1708/9CaptainWilliam Herriott (d.1735) ADM 6/8/111ADM 6/814.1.1708/9 - 26.8.1711CaptainJames Stewart (c.1678-1757) ADM 6/10/25BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1702/3 - 18.12.1704LieutenantWilliam Stephenson ADM 6/7/99ADM 6/720.11.1704 - 28.12.1704First LieutenantJohn Ledger (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/8/111ADM 6/829.12.1704 - 25.12.1707LieutenantHenry Langrish ADM 6/8/126ADM 6/831.10.1707 - 18.3.1708/9LieutenantEdward Mansfield ADM 6/9/98ADM 6/919.3.1708/9 - 26.8.1711LieutenantJames Windham (d.1724/25) ADM 6/10/46ADM 6/10

Service History


DateEventSource
2.3.1702/3Commissioned for convyos to IrelandBWAS-1603
14.11.1704Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
14.1.1708/9Commissioned for the coast of ScotlandBWAS-1603
9.1709In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1711Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
26.8.1711Wrecked on the bar at TynemouthBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1362The Shipyards of Ipswich Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
 

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