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4793
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.5.1732BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.7.1732BWAS-1714
Launched6.9.1732BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.9.1732
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Designed byRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigSnow
Broken Up6.1745BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel68' 1"Imperial Feet20.7296 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen200Tons BM 

Armament


9.1732Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8028 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.173280 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1732 - 25.7.1734CommanderGeorge Sclater (d.1750) ADM 6/14/120BWAS-171425.7.1734 - 26.7.1738CommanderRoger Martin (d.1779) ADM 6/15/192BWAS-171426.7.1738 - 15.12.1740CommanderWilliam Dilke (d.1756) ADM 6/15/132BWAS-171416.12.1740 - 21.5.1742CommanderJoseph Cooper (d.1747) ADM 6/16/363BWAS-171422.5.1742 - 26.5.1744CommanderWilliam Gordon (1705-1769) ADM 6/16/57BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1732 - 14.8.1739LieutenantWilliam Carey (d.1742) ADM 6/15/121ADM 6/1417.3.1740/41 - 20.8.1744LieutenantWilliam Stewart ADM 6/15/399ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
11.7.1732Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1732Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1714
6.9.1732Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2690.16.4dBWAS-1714
6.9.1732Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
18.9.1732Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1738In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1739Off IrelandBWAS-1714
1740Off NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1741In the ChannelBWAS-1714
11.5.1742Took the Privateer Nuestra Señora del Pilar
29.7.1744Took the Privateer Snow Le Mercure Volant (10) off the Dutch Coast and retook one of his prizeBG
20.8.1744Paid offADM 51
7.3.1744/45Hauled up on a slipBWAS-1714
15.6.1745Ordered to be broken up and broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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