Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down15.9.1743BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.7.1744BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHind ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by Joseph Allin (d.1759)BWAS-1714
Constructor Joseph Allin (d.1759)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 5"Imperial Feet27.8638 
Length of Keel75' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet22.8791 
Breadth26' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet7.9439 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen272 6994Tons BM 


17.7.1744Broadside Weight = 23.5 Imperial Pound ( 10.6576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1743110Design Complement

16 Ship Commanders

14.7.1744 - 17.7.1744Commander Robert Hughes (c.1716-1774) Transfered ADM 6/16/338ADM 6/1618.7.1744 - 30.4.1745Commander Robert Jefferys (c.1709-1780) ADM 6/16/344ADM 6/161.5.1745 - 24.6.1746Commander James Webb (d.1761) ADM 6/16/473BWAS-179325.6.1746 - 22.6.1747Commander Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794) ADM 6/17/120BWAS-179322.6.1747 - 23.9.1747Commander Richard Dorrill (d.1762) ADM 6/17/240BWAS-179323.9.1747 - 9.5.1750Commander James Galbraith (c.1717-1782) ADM 6/17/269BWAS-179316.5.1753 - 10.5.1754Commander Thomas Riggs (c.1715-1754) Discharged Dead ADM 6/18/69BWAS-179310.5.1754 - 22.7.1756Commander Samuel Hood (1724-1816) ADM 6/18/100BWAS-179322.7.1756 - 8.1.1757Commander Housman Broadley (c.1722-1759) Transfered ADM 6/18/295ADM 6/1814.2.1757 - 9.12.1757Commander Samuel Thompson (1718-1813) ADM 6/18/356BWAS-179322.5.1758 - 10.1.1759CommanderSir William Hewett (5th Baronet of Headley Hall) (c.1724-1761) ADM 6/18/516BWAS-179310.1.1759 - 18.2.1760Commander Robert Alexander Lambert (1732-1801) ADM 6/19/21BWAS-179318.2.1760 - 1.7.1760Commander William Howe (c.1736-1764) ADM 6/19/136ADM 6/1924.8.1762 - 17.5.1763Commander George Burdon (d.1778) ADM 6/19/431BWAS-179315.7.1763 - 11.2.1767Commander John Lewis Gidoin (c.1727-1796) ADM 6/19/520BWAS-179320.1.1768 - 27.1.1770Commander George Talbot (c.1730-1787) ADM 6/20/191BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

18.7.1744 - 18.12.1744Lieutenant Jeremiah Walton ADM 6/16/343ADM 6/1624.1.1748/49 - 9.5.1750Lieutenant Hugh Parry ADM 6/17/433ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer

7.4.1755 - 12.4.1756Master John Stott (c.1729-1778) Transfered ADM 107/4/410ADM 107/4

Service History

15.9.1743Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.1744Commissioned for the North Sea and the ChannelBWAS-1793
17.7.1744Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5065.7.4dBWAS-1793
17.7.1744Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
28.8.1744Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.5.1745Took the Privateer Le Saint Antoine
4.5.1745Took the Privateer Les Trois Frères
8.6.1745Took the Privateer Le Hareng Saur
17.4.1746Took the Snow Le Postillon (10) off DieppeBG
28.5.1746Took the Cutter Le Dragon (8) with his prize Oxford , off the Isle of Wight and carried in Spithead .BG
12.10.1746Took the Privateer L'Hermine
11.11.1746Took the Privateer La Sérionne (12)
23.11.1746Took the Cutter Le Furet (8) off St. Alban's PointBG
23.11.1746Took the Privateer La Mouche
15.3.1746/47Took the Privateer La Prudente Catherine
15.6.1747Took the Privateer La Marie Anne
2.7.1747Took the Privateer Le Renard (1) chacing after being at Anchor between Et. Alban's Head and Peverel PointBG

Paid off

ADM 51
1.1752Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1752Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1378.18.7dBWAS-1793
18.7.1753Sailed for the BahamasBWAS-1793
1755In North AmericaBWAS-1793
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition

Surveyed and then paid off

1.1758Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.1758Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2922.6.11dBWAS-1793
5.3.1759Took the Privateer Le Cabriolet
7.1759At SheernessBWAS-1793
29.10.1759Took the Privateer L'Agat
26.3.1760Sailed for the coast of PortugalBWAS-1793

Paid off

24.11.1763Sailed for New EnglandBWAS-1793

Paid off

ADM 51
8.1767Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1768Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3865.4.4dBWAS-1793
30.3.1768Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
27.1.1770Wrecked on the Coloradoes reef off CubaBWAS-1793


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