Hawk

4647
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.8.1721BWAS-1714
Launched23.11.1721BWAS-1714
First Commissioned27.11.1721BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Designed byBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1714
ConstructorBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Foundered10.1739BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck62' 0"Imperial Feet18.8976 
Length of Keel47' 9 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Breadth19' 10"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen100Tons BM 

Armament


1722Broadside Weight = 17 Imperial Pound ( 7.7096 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.11.1721 - 16.5.1723Captain and MasterWilliam Lloyd (d.1723) ADM 6/13/22BWAS-171417.5.1723 - 13.8.1724Captain and MasterGeorge Fairley ADM 6/13/57BWAS-171414.8.1724 - 10.1.1727/28CommanderDuncomb Drake (c.1695-1734) ADM 6/13/76BWAS-171411.1.1727/28 - 18.9.1731CommanderRichard Thomas (d.1758) ADM 6/14/187BWAS-171413.1.1731/32 - 1.11.1732CommanderCharles Fanshawe (d.1757) ADM 6/14/97BWAS-17142.11.1732 - 10.9.1735CommanderCharles Drummond (d.1771) ADM 6/14/125BWAS-171411.9.1735 - 25.9.1735CommanderJames Fellows (d.1742) ADM 6/14/222ADM 10626.9.1735 - 14.3.1738/39CommanderJames Gascoigne (d.1763) ADM 6/15/222BWAS-171414.3.1738/39 - 10.1739CommanderJohn Nevison (d.1739)† ADM 6/15/162BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1735 - 10.1739LieutenantAdrian Moore (d.1739)† ADM 6/14/222ADM 6/14

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.9.1723 - 24.8.1724Master's MateThomas Dias ADM 107/3/187ADM107/325.8.1724 - 8.1.1724/25Master's MateThomas Dias ADM 107/3/187ADM107/39.1.1724/25 - 14.3.1725/26MidshipmanThomas Dias ADM 107/3/187ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
23.11.1721building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £964.14.3dBWAS-1714
23.11.1721Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
26.12.1721Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1722In the North SeaBWAS-1714
1726In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1727On the Spanish CoastBWAS-1714
1728In the North SeaBWAS-1714
18.9.1731

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1732In the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
1733In the North SeaBWAS-1714
1736Off GeorgiaBWAS-1714
10.1739Lost with all hands in the AtlanticBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.12.1726-9.4.1728British Squadron for the relief of GibraltarSir Charles Wager (1666-1743) 
 

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