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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 Group (1710)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured1.9.1718BWAS-1714
Becomes

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.6.1712 - 1.1.1712/13Commander
Thomas MarwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1718
ADM 6/11/212
BWAS-1714
1.1.1712/13 - 13.12.1714Captain
Thomas MarwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1718
BWAS-1714
14.12.1714 - 27.6.1718Captain and Master
Thomas MarwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1718
ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
6.1718 - 7.1718Commander
John CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1722
BWAS-1714
27.6.1718 - 1.9.1718Captain
John YeoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
ADM 6/12/148
Confirmed 5.1.1718/19
ADM 6/12

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.6.1712 - 17.10.1713Lieutenant
Mark HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1714
ADM 6/11/212
ADM 6/11
18.10.1713 - 30.5.1718Lieutenant
Samuel TilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1726
ADM 6/11/4
ADM 6/12
31.5.1718 - 1.9.1718Lieutenant
John BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1721
ADM 6/12/137
ADM 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
1.9.1718

Taken in St Jerome's Bay near Cape Spartel by five Spanish warships

BWAS-1714
1.9.1718Taken by
San Luis (60) 1716-1720
Spanish 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
near Cape Spartel

1.9.1718Taken by
San Juan Bautista (60) 1716-1720
Spanish 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
near Cape Spartel

1.9.1718Taken by
Hermione (50) 1716-1724
Spanish 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
near Cape Spartel

1.9.1718Taken by
San Felipe (24) 1714-1723
Spanish 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
near Cape Spartel

16.9.1719

Retaken and burnt

BWAS-1714

 

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