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Hector

4685
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.10.1742BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.1.1742/43BWAS-1714
Launched24.10.1743BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.10.1743BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold9.12.1762BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel102' 6"Imperial Feet31.1658 
Breadth36' 4"Imperial Feet10.9897 
Depth in Hold15' 5 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen719 6094Tons BM 

Armament


24.10.1743Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741250Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.10.1743 - 22.11.1744Captain
Thomas LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/226
BWAS-1714
23.11.1744 - 19.2.1744/45Captain
Frederick CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1779
ADM 6/16/390
BWAS-1714
22.2.1744/45 - 14.3.1744/45Captain
Edmund HorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/16/447
BWAS-1714
15.3.1744/45 - 1.4.1746Captain
Frederick CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1779
ADM 6/16/456
ADM 6/16
2.4.1746 - 21.3.1747/48Captain
Thomas StanhopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
Transfered ADM 6/17/83
BWAS-1714
21.3.1747/48 - 12.8.1750Captain
Samuel MaistersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1750
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.1.1743/44 - 19.3.1744/45First Lieutenant
William HackmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
Transfered ADM 6/16/259
ADM 6/16
14.1.1743/44 - 5.10.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William Ley RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1750
ADM 6/16/259
ADM 6/16
9.3.1747/48 - 12.8.1750Second Lieutenant
Robert RitchieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1760
ADM 6/17/329
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1743Completed at Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1714
1744Convoying East-IndiamenBWAS-1714
1745Newfoundland StationBWAS-1714
20.6.1747Action of June 20 1747
20.6.1747Took the Privateer
Le Nécessaire 1747-1747
French Privateer

4.1748Sailed for VirginiaBWAS-1714
14.7.1748Took the Privateer
Nuestra Señora del Carmen 1748-1748
Spanish Privateer

12.8.1750

Paid off

ADM 51
10.9.1750Surveyed, but not repairedBWAS-1714
9.12.1762Sold for £400BWAS-1714

 

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