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Hinchingbrooke

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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured13.10.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardNantes - Brittany BG
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked19.1.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck115' 0"Imperial Feet35.052 
Length of Keel94' 9"Imperial Feet28.7084 
Breadth33' 3"Imperial Feet10.0838 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen557 1894Tons BM 

Armament


12.1778Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1778200 BWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.12.1778 - 7.3.1779Commander
Christopher ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 6/22/426
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 16.3.1782
BWAS-1714
7.3.1779 - 2.5.1779Captain
Christopher ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 6/22/426
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 16.3.1782
BWAS-1714
2.5.1779 - 11.6.1779Captain
Charles Edmund NugentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1833
ADM 6/22/142
BWAS-1714
11.6.1779 - 22.3.1780Captain
Horatio NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
ADM 6/22/145
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 27.6.1780
BWAS-1714
22.3.1780 - 1.11.1780Captain
Cuthbert CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1802
Transfered ADM 6/22/257
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 8.3.1781
BWAS-1714
1.11.1780 - 1.2.1781Captain
Charles HotchkysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1783
Transfered ADM 6/22/433
Issued by
Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 25.3.1782
BWAS-1714
27.2.1781 - 20.5.1781Captain
George StoneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1786
Transfered ADM 6/22/391
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 27.12.1781
BWAS-1714
20.5.1781 - 23.8.1781Captain
Sylverius MoriartyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1808
Transfered ADM 6/22/452
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 17.4.1782
BWAS-1714
23.8.1781 - 1781Captain
John FishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1830
ADM 6/22/517
Issued by
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1802
, North America
Confirmed 18.9.1782
ADM 6/22
3.1.1783 - 19.6.1783Captain
John MarkhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1796
Transfered
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1779Acting Lieutenant
Joseph BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1841
ref:616
1779 - 1780Acting Lieutenant
Charles CunninghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1829
ref:616

Service History


DateEventSource
1.12.1778Purchased at a cost of £5650.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1780Based in the St Juan River, Nicaragua until AprilBWAS-1714
19.1.1783Wrecked in at Anne's Bay, JamaicaBWAS-1714

 

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