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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1710/11BWAS-1714
Launched19.4.1711B028
First Commissioned18.4.1711
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed byJacob Ackworth (d.1748/49)BWAS-1603
ConstructorJacob Ackworth (d.1748/49)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Broken Up to Rebuild9.1724B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck62' 7"Imperial Feet18.9865 
Length of Keel50' 2"Imperial Feet15.2908 
Breadth20' 8"Imperial Feet6.2992 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen113 9194Tons BM 

Armament


1711Broadside Weight = 9 Imperial Pound ( 4.0815 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
171080 BWAS-1603
171240 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.4.1711 - 3.9.1711CommanderWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/11/130BWAS-16036.9.1711 - 30.9.1712CommanderRobert Hopper (c.1666-?) ADM 6/11/159BWAS-160315.12.1714 - 26.12.1714Captain and MasterEdward Gregory ADM 6/12/9BWAS-160327.12.1714 - 9.1.1717/18CommanderEdward Gregory ADM 6/12/12ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 31.5.1721CommanderCharles Chamberlayne (d.1737) ADM 6/12/119BWAS-16031.6.1721 - 27.10.1722CommanderJoseph Lawes (d.1740/41) ADM 6/13/18
Commission confirmed 15.8.1721
ADM 6/13
28.10.1722 - 21.5.1724CommanderCharles Cotterel (d.1754) ADM 6/13/71
Commission confirmed 15.5.1724
BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.5.1711LieutenantMiller Caldecot ADM 6/11/134ADM 6/1112.5.1711 - 8.10.1711LieutenantWilliam Dewell ADM 6/11/138ADM 6/1111.10.1711 - 30.9.1712LieutenantThomas Trevor (d.1745) ADM 6/11/167ADM 6/1117.12.1714 - 19.1.1717/18LieutenantGeorge Weston ADM 6/12/9ADM 6/1219.3.1717/18 - 31.5.1721LieutenantJoseph Lawes (d.1740/41) ADM 6/12/121ADM 6/121.6.1721 - 26.3.1723LieutenantBrace Mills (d.c.1728) ADM 6/13/90
Commission confirmed 22.6.1725
ADM 6/13
27.3.1723 - 21.5.1724LieutenantPeter Burville (d.1743) ADM 6/13/72
Commission confirmed 19.5.1724
ADM 6/13

Service History


DateEventSource
30.5.1712Took the Privateer Les Deux Amis
30.9.1712Paid offADM 51
1715Commissioned for the Irish Sea and West coast of ScotlandBWAS-1714
6.1716Began small repair at Plymouth - Devon BWAS-1603
7.1716Completed small repair at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £470.0.3dBWAS-1603
1718RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1.1718

Paid off

ADM 51
3.1717/18Began repairs at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
5.1718Completed repairs at Deptford - London at a cost of £1003.19.6dBWAS-1603
1719To JamaicaBWAS-1603
1721Returned homeBWAS-1603
21.5.1724Paid offADM 51
9.1724Rebuilt at DeptfordBWAS-1603


Notes on Ship



Single masted adn flush-decked

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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