Greyhound4552
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal 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 Deck4British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1763/0428BWAS-1714

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
1763/041765LieutenantDavid BoogBWAS-1714
17661768LieutenantWilliam George FairfaxBWAS-1714
17691772/05LieutenantJames DickinsonBWAS-1714
1772/091776LieutenantJohn BazelyBWAS-1714
17771780LieutenantStephen NorrisBWAS-1714

Service History

DateEvent Source
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.

ref:565
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


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:565 ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
 

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