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 Allin (d.1759)BWAS-1603
Constructor Joseph Allin (d.1716)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 Hooke (c.1681-1744/45) ADM 6/11/69BWAS-160330.11.1711 - 7.12.1712Commander Thomas RochfortBWAS-16038.12.1712 - 13.12.1714Commander Francis Knighton (d.1727) Transfered ADM 6/11/278
Confirmed 18.11.1713
BWAS-1603
14.12.1714 - 9.10.1715Commander Francis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/12/14ADM 6/12

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1710 - 7.11.1710Lieutenant William Slater Griffith (d.1738) Transfered ADM 6/11/69ADM 6/118.11.1710 - 4.12.1711Lieutenant William Fleming Transfered ADM 6/11/80ADM 6/115.12.1711 - 16.7.1712Lieutenant Charles Harris ADM 6/11/255
Confirmed 4.4.1713
ADM 6/11
17.7.1712 - 29.10.1712Lieutenant William Baker (d.bef.1727) Transfered ADM 6/11/264
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
30.10.1712 - 13.12.1714Lieutenant Daniel Furzer (d.1719) Transfered ADM 6/11/274
Confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 9.10.1715Lieutenant Daniel Furzer (d.1719) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1714Surgeon James Hamiltonref:1618

Service History


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

 

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