Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar GroupBWAS-1714
ConstructorJacob Ackworth (c.1668-1748/49)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Length of Keel76' 9"Imperial Feet23.2029 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen276Tons BM 


31.10.1711Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1710115Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers

20.12.1711 - 16.6.1713CommanderGeorge Fairley ADM 6/11/183BWAS-171417.6.1713 - 17.12.1714Captain and MasterGeorge Fairley ADM 6/11/263ADM 6/1118.12.1714 - 15.6.1717CaptainArthur Delgarno (d.1731) ADM 6/12/10BWAS-171410.1.1717/18 - 13.1.1719/20CaptainWilliam Collier (d.1736) ADM 6/12/109BWAS-171414.1.1719/20 - 7.12.1721CaptainJohn Furzer (d.1721)† ADM 6/12/189BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers

20.12.1711 - 13.12.1714LieutenantJohn Jowles ADM 6/11/183ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 7.2.1714/15LieutenantJohn Jowles ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/128.2.1714/15 - 15.6.1717LieutenantWilliam Bowyer ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 13.2.1718/19LieutenantJohn Dove (d.1743) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1214.2.1718/19 - 7.12.1721LieutenantHenry Power (d.1749) ADM 6/12/152ADM 6/12

Service History

5.1715Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
5.1715Took the Privateer Name Unknown in the Mediterranean
10.1715Hind vs Corsair
1716Operations against SaleeBWAS-1714
1717Operations against SaleeBWAS-1714
6.1717Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
15.6.1717Paid offADM 51
7.1717Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1014.11.8dBWAS-1714
1718In the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
7.12.1721Wrecked off Guernsey losing 24 drowned including the captainBWAS-1714


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