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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.10.1775BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.1775BWAS-1714
Named17.11.1775BWAS-1714
Launched8.3.1776BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.3.1776BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSwan ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by John Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
Constructor Adams & BarnardBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up11.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck96' 10"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Length of Keel79' 3 ½"Imperial Feet24.0919 
Breadth26' 10 ½"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Draught Aft11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Burthen304 5994Tons BM 

Armament


8.3.1776Broadside Weight = 42 Imperial Pound ( 19.047 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.5.1766125Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.3.1776 - 18.7.1777Commander James Robertson (c.1730-c.1815) ADM 6/21/168BWAS-171418.7.1777 - 1.4.1779Commander Joseph Nunn (c.1734-c.1813) ADM 6/21/299BWAS-17141.4.1779 - 2.5.1779Commander Charles Edmund Nugent (1759-1844) ADM 6/22/141
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 14.6.1780
ADM 6/22
2.5.1779 - 5.2.1781Commander James Macnamara (c.1736-1802) ADM 6/22/313
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 14.7.1781
ADM 6/22
5.2.1781 - 6.8.1781Lieutenant Thomas StephensonBWAS-171411.7.1782 - 15.4.1783Commander William White (d.1801) ADM 6/22/494ADM 6/2215.4.1783 - 19.4.1783Commander Joseph Brown Bunce (d.1792) ADM 6/23/169
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 3.12.1783
ADM 6/23
18.4.1783 - 28.8.1783Commander Isaac George Manley (1755-1837) ADM 6/23/191
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 12.2.1784
ADM 6/23
28.8.1783 - 5.7.1784Commander John Parry Dyer (d.1803) ADM 6/23/230
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 13.7.1784
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.4.1776 - 4.7.1777Lieutenant William Cragg ADM 6/21/178ADM 6/21

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1775Began building at Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
8.3.1776Completed building at Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards at a cost of £2850.8.1dBWAS-1793
5.4.1776Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
13.5.1776Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2562.18.7dBWAS-1793
8.12.1777Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.8.1781

Paid off and surveyed

BWAS-1714
7.1782RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.7.1784

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.1784Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1714
1.1792Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1792Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £6370.9.1dBWAS-1714

 

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