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 byJoseph Allin (d.1759)BWAS-1603
ConstructorJoseph 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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1710 - 29.11.1711CommanderEdmund Hooke (d.1744/45) ADM 6/11/69BWAS-160330.11.1711 - 7.12.1712CommanderThomas RochfortBWAS-16038.12.1712 - 13.12.1714CommanderFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/11/278
Commission confirmed 18.11.1713
BWAS-1603
14.12.1714 - 9.10.1715CommanderFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/12/14ADM 6/12

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1710 - 7.11.1710LieutenantWilliam Slater Griffith (d.1738) ADM 6/11/69ADM 6/118.11.1710 - 4.12.1711LieutenantWilliam Fleming ADM 6/11/80ADM 6/115.12.1711 - 16.7.1712LieutenantCharles Harris ADM 6/11/255
Commission confirmed 4.4.1713
ADM 6/11
17.7.1712 - 29.10.1712LieutenantWilliam Baker (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
30.10.1712 - 13.12.1714LieutenantDaniel Furzer (d.1719) ADM 6/11/274
Commission confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 9.10.1715LieutenantDaniel Furzer (d.1719) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/12

Service History


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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
 

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