Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down6.3.1739/40BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.2.1740/41BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn OkillBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up19.9.1763BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 1 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Length of Keel100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Breadth35' 9"Imperial Feet10.7137 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen681 4894Tons BM 


7.3.1740/41Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1733250Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers

19.2.1740/41 - 11.7.1745CaptainLord Alexander Ogilvy (bef.1718-1746) ADM 6/15/382BWAS-171426.8.1745 - 23.12.1746CaptainThe Hon. Archibald Stuart (c.1717-1795) ADM 6/16/534BWAS-171423.12.1746 - 22.1.1748/49CaptainRobert Wellard (d.1776) ADM 6/17/183BWAS-1714

9 Commissioned Officers

21.2.1740/41 - 19.3.1740/41First LieutenantRichard Gwynn (d.1766) ADM 6/15/385ADM 6/1517.5.1742 - 26.10.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsPhineas Seymour ADM 6/16/55ADM 6/1627.10.1742 - 12.7.1745Second LieutenantPhineas Seymour ADM 6/16/112ADM 6/1627.10.1742 - 12.7.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Grant ADM 6/16/112ADM 6/164.9.1745 - 9.4.1747Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Angier (c.1717-1775) ADM 6/16/538ADM 6/1630.10.1746 - 9.4.1747First LieutenantWilliam Williams Jun. (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/17/168ADM 6/179.4.1747 - 7.5.1748Second LieutenantJohn Angier (c.1717-1775) ADM 6/17/217ADM 6/1713.5.1747 - 7.5.1748First LieutenantWilliam Williams Jun. (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/17/225ADM 6/177.5.1748 - 22.1.1748/49First LieutenantJohn Angier (c.1717-1775) ADM 3/17/352ADM 6/17

Service History

7.3.1740/41building at Liverpool - Lancashire at a cost of £6102.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.3.1740/41Began fitting at Liverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
29.6.1741Completed fitting at Liverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
7.1741On the Flemish coastBWAS-1714
27.1.1741/42Took the Privateer San Thelimo
27.7.1743Took the Privateer Nuestra Señora del Rosario off Virginia
4.1745Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
11.1745Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10469.17.9dBWAS-1714
22.2.1745/46Took the Privateer Le Bourbon
16.5.1746Took the Privateer La Meduse
20.9.1746Lorient Operations
5.5.1747Took the  
5.5.1747Took the  
5.5.1747Took the Frigate Les Deux Couronnes (30)
24.6.1747Took the Privateer La Duchesse de Villars (4) between the Nore and ScarboroughBG
26.3.1748Took the Snow La Susanne (8) being near the Dogger Bank and carried her in TinmouthBG
23.4.1748Took the Snow Le Duc de Rambouillet (6) between Yarmouth and the Broad Fourteens and carried in the DownesBG
22.1.1748/49Paid off at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/18
10.8.1749Surveyed but not repairedBWAS-1714
19.9.1763Broken up at Sheerness for £201.15.2dBWAS-1714


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
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ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive

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