Greyhound

4552
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1763/03/11BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1763/04
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter
Sold1780/10/23BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck52' 2"Imperial Feet15.875 
Length of Keel38' 7 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Breadth18' 10"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Burthen72 8294Tons BM 

Armament


1763/04Broadside Weight = 8 Imperial Pound ( 3.6282 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1763/0428 BWAS-1714

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1763/04 - 1765LieutenantDavid BoogBWAS-17141766 - 1768LieutenantWilliam George FairfaxBWAS-17141769 - 1772/05LieutenantJames DickensonBWAS-17141772/09 - 1776LieutenantJohn BazelyBWAS-17141777 - 1780LieutenantStephen NorrisBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1763/03/04Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1763/03/11Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £343.0.0dBWAS-1714
1763/04Commissioned for the East Coast of Scotland at FifeBWAS-1714
1763/06/01Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £625.8.7dBWAS-1714
1764/08/24

At Leith Road.

ADM 106
1764/12Began refitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
1765/04Completed refitting at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £1001.6.11dBWAS-1714
1772/05Paid offBWAS-1714
1772/09Recommissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
1780At Burnham FlatsBWAS-1714
1780/01/03Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
1780/10/23Sold at Sheerness for £200BWAS-1714
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 106 ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
 

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