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Jamaica

4914
Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.6.1709BWAS-1603
Named2.9.1710BWAS-1603
Launched30.9.1710BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.9.1710B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship ClassJamaica GroupB028
Designed by
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1746
BWAS-1603
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
B028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigBrigB028
Foundered9.10.1715B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck64' 7"Imperial Feet19.5517 
Length of Keel50' 1"Imperial Feet15.2654 
Breadth20' 8"Imperial Feet6.2992 
Depth in Hold9' 1"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Burthen113 7304Tons BM 

Armament


30.9.1710Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.0701 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.8.1710100Design Complement
1.8.171340 BWAS-1714
1.11.171460 BWAS-1714

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1710 - 29.11.1711Commander
Edmund HookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1739
ADM 6/11/69
BWAS-1603
30.11.1711 - 7.12.1712Commander
Thomas RochfortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
BWAS-1603
8.12.1712 - 13.12.1714Commander
Francis KnightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
Transfered ADM 6/11/278
Confirmed 18.11.1713
BWAS-1603
14.12.1714 - 9.10.1715Commander
Francis KnightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 6/12/14
ADM 6/12

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1710 - 7.11.1710Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
Transfered ADM 6/11/69
ADM 6/11
8.11.1710 - 4.12.1711Lieutenant
William FlemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1716
Transfered ADM 6/11/80
ADM 6/11
5.12.1711 - 16.7.1712Lieutenant
Charles HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1713
ADM 6/11/255
Confirmed 4.4.1713
ADM 6/11
17.7.1712 - 29.10.1712Lieutenant
William BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1724
Transfered ADM 6/11/264
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
30.10.1712 - 13.12.1714Lieutenant
Daniel FurzerBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1705-1719
Transfered ADM 6/11/274
Confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 9.10.1715Lieutenant
Daniel FurzerBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1705-1719
ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1714Surgeon
James HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714
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Service History


DateEventSource
1711Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
9.10.1715Run onto the rocks off Grand Cayman Island and founderedBWAS-1603

 

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