Hazard

4664
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1749BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.7.1749BWAS-1714
Named22.7.1749BWAS-1714
Launched3.10.1749BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.10.1749
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
ConstructorPeirson Lock (d.1755)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold11.2.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck76' 3"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Length of Keel62' 8"Imperial Feet18.9992 
Breadth20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Depth in Hold9' 4"Imperial Feet2.8448 
Draught Forward5' 5 ½"Imperial Feet1.5367 
Draught Aft7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Burthen140 794Tons BM 

Armament


3.10.1749Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

15 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.10.1749 - 31.1.1753CommanderThomas Hanbury (1722-1788) ADM 6/17/499BWAS-171412.3.1754 - 8.7.1755CommanderThomas Graves (1725-1802) ADM 6/18/93ODNB10.7.1755 - 3.5.1758CommanderJames Hackman (c.1714-1764) ADM 6/18/179BWAS-17142.6.1760 - 13.1.1762CommanderSamuel Granston Goodall (d.1801) ADM 6/19/170BWAS-171428.1.1762 - 31.8.1762CommanderThe Hon. Henry St John (1740-1780) ADM 6/19/383BWAS-171431.8.1762 - 22.12.1762CommanderDennis Every (c.1710-1777) ADM 6/19/434BWAS-171419.5.1763 - 24.10.1766CommanderWilliam Webster (c.1727-c.1777) ADM 6/19/500BWAS-171424.10.1766 - 26.10.1769CommanderThomas Pemble (c.1724-c.1785) ADM 6/20/141BWAS-171426.10.1769 - 28.10.1772CommanderJames Orrok (c.1721-c.1763) ADM 6/20/259BWAS-171428.10.1772 - 25.6.1773CommanderJohn Ford (c.1738-1796) ADM 6/20/463BWAS-171426.6.1773 - 24.11.1775CommanderJohn Ford (c.1738-1796) ADM 6/20/501ADM 6/2024.11.1775 - 20.11.1777CommanderJames Orrok (c.1721-c.1763) ADM 6/21/139ADM 6/2120.11.1777 - 1.2.1779CommanderAlexander Agnew (c.1741-1792) ADM 6/21/338BWAS-17141.2.1779 - 1.7.1780CommanderGeorge Ann Pulteney (d.c.1782) ADM 6/21/505BWAS-17141.7.1780 - 24.1.1781CommanderEdward Pellew (1757-1833) ADM 6/22/147BWAS-1714

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
27.1.1749/50 - 16.2.1750/51Able SeamanGeorge Talbot (c.1730-1787) ADM 107/4/273ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
25.7.1749Began building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.10.1749Completed building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2635.11.2dBWAS-1714
1751In the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
22.2.1750/51Ordered to Portsmouth to have her mast shortenedBWAS-1714
1752In the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
1753In the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
31.1.1753Paid offADM 51
1754In the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
1755Off BrestBWAS-1714
28.8.1756Took the Privateer Snow La Subtile (8) off Yarmouth
4.2.1757Took the Privateer Le Saint Thomas
14.7.1757Taken by Experiment (20)
3.5.1758

Paid off

BWAS-1714
25.8.1760Captured the French Le Duc d'Ayen (8) off the coast of Norway and sent it into TinmouthBG
25.8.1760Took the Privateer Dogger Le Duc d'Ayen (8) on the Coast of Norway and sent into TinmouthBG
15.8.1762Took the Privateer Le Sauvage
22.12.1762Paid offADM 51
25.2.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1770RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1771East coast of ScotlandBWAS-1714
23.6.1773At the Spithead ReviewBWAS-1714
1775East coast of ScotlandBWAS-1714
24.1.1781

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.2.1783Sold at Sheerness for £200BWAS-1714

 

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