Greyhound

4552
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased11.3.1763BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.1763
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter
Sold23.10.1780BWAS-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


4.1763Broadside 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
4.176328 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.7.1763 - 14.2.1766LieutenantDavid Boog (c.1722-1807)BWAS-17141766 - 1768LieutenantWilliam George Fairfax (1739-1813)BWAS-17141769 - 6.5.1771LieutenantJames Dickenson (d.1794)BWAS-17149.1772 - 1776LieutenantJohn Bazely (1741-1809)BWAS-17141777 - 5.9.1780LieutenantStephen NorrisBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.3.1763Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.3.1763Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £343.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1763Commissioned for the East Coast of Scotland at FifeBWAS-1714
1.6.1763Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £625.8.7dBWAS-1714
24.8.1764

At Leith Road.

ADM 106
12.1764Began refitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
4.1765Completed refitting at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £1001.6.11dBWAS-1714
6.5.1771

Paid off

ADM 51
9.1772Recommissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
1780At Burnham FlatsBWAS-1714
3.1.1780Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
5.9.1780Paid offADM 51
23.10.1780Sold at Sheerness for £200BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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