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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoventry ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
Moody JanverinBritish
Ship Builder
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck118' 4 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Length of Keel97' 7"Imperial Feet29.591 
Breadth33' 11 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen598 5294Tons BM 


18.10.1758Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0598 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1756200Design Complement

1 Ship Commander

18.10.1758 - 27.10.1761Captain
Thomas TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1771
ADM 6/18/548

Service History

18.10.1758building at Bursledon - Hampshire at a cost of £5276.17.5dBWAS-1714
26.10.1758Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
13.3.1759Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4275.1.2dBWAS-1714
18.3.1759Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
8.5.1759Took the Privateer
Le Dragon 1759-1759
French Privateer

10.8.1760Took the Sloop
Le Virgin (12) 1760-1760
French 12 Gun
Privateer Sloop

2.4.1761Took the Privateer
La Trompeuse 1761-1761
French Privateer

21.8.1761Took the Privateer
Les Deux Amis 1761-1761
French Privateer

27.10.1761Wrecked off BarbudaBWAS-1714


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