Greyhound

4549
Nominal Guns42BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.10.1711BWAS-1714
Acquired21.6.1712BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.6.1712BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar GroupBWAS-1714
ConstructorJacob Ackworth (c.1668-1748/49)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured1.9.1718BWAS-1714
BecomesSpanish Privateer frigate 'Galgo de Andalucia' (1718) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Length of Keel76' 9"Imperial Feet23.2029 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen275 9194Tons BM 

Armament


7.1712Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1712115 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.6.1712 - 1.1.1712/13CommanderThomas Marwood (d.1731) ADM 6/11/212BWAS-17141.1.1712/13 - 13.12.1714CaptainThomas Marwood (d.1731)BWAS-171414.12.1714 - 27.6.1718Captain and MasterThomas Marwood (d.1731) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/121718 - 1.9.1718CommanderJohn Cundett (d.1724)BWAS-171427.6.1718 - 1.9.1718CaptainJohn Yeo (1681-1756) ADM 6/12/148
Commission confirmed 5.1.1718/19
ADM 6/12

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.6.1712 - 17.10.1713LieutenantMark Hughes ADM 6/11/212ADM 6/1118.10.1713 - 30.5.1718LieutenantSamuel Tilley (d.1723) ADM 6/11/4ADM 6/1231.5.1718 - 1.9.1718LieutenantJohn Berry ADM 6/12/137ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
1713At MinorcaBWAS-1714
1714At MinorcaBWAS-1714
1714Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate
1715In the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
1716In the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
1717In the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
1.9.1718Taken in St Jerome's Bay near Cape Spartel by five Spanish warshipsBWAS-1714
1.9.1718Taken by San Luis (60) near Cape Spartel
1.9.1718Taken by San Juan Bautista (60) near Cape Spartel
1.9.1718Taken by Hermione (50) near Cape Spartel
1.9.1718Taken by San Felipe (24) near Cape Spartel
16.9.1719Retaken and burntBWAS-1714

 

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