Intrepid

4882
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Sérieux' (1740) (64)
Captured3.5.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned21.11.1747
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up2.8.1765BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Length of Keel124' 11 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold19' 4 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Burthen1,286 7694Tons BM 

Armament


11.1747Broadside Weight = 510 Imperial Pound ( 231.285 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1747470 BWAS-1714
11.1748140as a guardshipBWAS-1714
6.1757420 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.11.1747 - 22.11.1752CaptainWilliam Parry (d.1779) ADM 6/17/285BWAS-171423.9.1755 - 4.4.1757CaptainJames Young (1717-1789) ADM 6/18/195BWAS-171420.8.1756 - 18.6.1757CaptainEdward Hughes (1720-1794) ADM 6/18/302ADM 6/1818.6.1757 - 10.10.1759CaptainEdward Pratten (d.1763) ADM 6/18/412BWAS-171410.10.1759 - 17.11.1760CaptainJervis Maplesden (d.1781) ADM 6/19/101BWAS-171421.11.1760 - 30.6.1761CaptainSir Stephen Colby (d.1779) ADM 6/19/209ADM 6/1930.6.1761 - 3.8.1763CaptainJohn Hale (d.1791) ADM 6/19/325BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.12.1748 - 22.11.1752First LieutenantGeorge Hill (d.1766) ADM 6/17/416ADM 6/1722.4.1752 - 22.11.1752Third LieutenantJames Sandilands ADM 6/18/31ADM 6/18

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.6.1757 - 19.10.1758MidshipmanCuthbert Baines (1743-1810)ref:980

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
18.7.1757 - 24.10.1757Captain's ServantCuthbert Baines (1743-1810)ref:98024.10.1757 - 6.6.1758LandmanCuthbert Baines (1743-1810)ref:980

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1747Sureveyed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
19.8.1747Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
20.8.1747Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.1747/48Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £10348.15.10dBWAS-1714
1749Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1750Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1751Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1752Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
22.11.1752

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.7.1753SurveyedBWAS-1714
9.1755RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.4.1756Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
4.1757Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
18.6.1757Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
19.6.1757RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1757Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £8842.0.4dBWAS-1714
16.2.1759Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
14.8.1761Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havanna
3.8.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.5.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
19.6.1765SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.8.1765Break up completed at Chatham for £644.10.2dBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ref:980H.M.S. Falcon Web Site
 

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