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Jamaica

4915
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.8.1743BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down15.9.1743BWAS-1714
Named13.7.1744BWAS-1714
Launched17.7.1744BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.7.1744BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHind Class (1743)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1746
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1746
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Foundered27.1.1770BWAS-1714

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
14.7.1744 - 17.7.1744Commander
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1770
Transfered ADM 6/16/338
ADM 6/16
18.7.1744 - 30.4.1745Commander
Robert JefferysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/16/344
ADM 6/16
1.5.1745 - 24.6.1746Commander
James WebbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1759
ADM 6/16/473
BWAS-1793
25.6.1746 - 22.6.1747Commander
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
ADM 6/17/120
BWAS-1793
22.6.1747 - 23.9.1747Commander
Richard DorrillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1759
ADM 6/17/240
BWAS-1793
23.9.1747 - 9.5.1750Commander
James GalbraithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1780
ADM 6/17/269
BWAS-1793
16.5.1753 - 10.5.1754Commander
Thomas RiggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1754
Discharged Dead ADM 6/18/69
BWAS-1793
10.5.1754 - 22.7.1756Commander
Samuel HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1790
ADM 6/18/100
BWAS-1793
22.7.1756 - 8.1.1757Commander
Housman BroadleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Transfered ADM 6/18/295
ADM 6/18
14.2.1757 - 9.12.1757Commander
Samuel ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1788
ADM 6/18/356
BWAS-1793
22.5.1758 - 10.1.1759Commander
Sir William Hewett (5th Baronet of Headley Hall)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1759
ADM 6/18/516
BWAS-1793
10.1.1759 - 18.2.1760Commander
Robert Alexander LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1780
ADM 6/19/21
BWAS-1793
18.2.1760 - 1.7.1760Commander
William HoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1764
ADM 6/19/136
ADM 6/19
24.8.1762 - 17.5.1763Commander
George BurdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1778
ADM 6/19/431
BWAS-1793
15.7.1763 - 11.2.1767Commander
John Lewis GidoinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1795
ADM 6/19/520
BWAS-1793
20.1.1768 - 27.1.1770Commander
George TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1782
ADM 6/20/191
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.7.1744 - 18.12.1744Lieutenant
Jeremiah WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1748
ADM 6/16/343
ADM 6/16
24.1.1748/49 - 9.5.1750Lieutenant
Hugh ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1771
ADM 6/17/433
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.4.1755 - 12.4.1756Master
John StottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1772
Transfered ADM 107/4/410
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
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 1745-1745
French Privateer

4.5.1745Took the Privateer
Les Trois Frères 1745-1745
French Privateer

8.6.1745Took the Privateer
Le Hareng Saur 1745-1745
French Privateer

17.4.1746Took the Snow
Le Postillon (10) 1746-1746
French 10 Gun
Privateer Snow
off Dieppe
BG
28.5.1746Took the Cutter
Le Dragon (8) 1746-1746
French 8 Gun
Privateer Cutter
with his prize Oxford , off the Isle of Wight and carried in Spithead .
BG
12.10.1746Took the Privateer
L'Hermine 1746-1746
French Privateer

11.11.1746Took the Privateer
La Sérionne (12) 1746-1746
French 12 Gun
Privateer

23.11.1746Took the Cutter
Le Furet (8) 1746-1746
French 8 Gun
Privateer Cutter
off St. Alban's Point
BG
23.11.1746Took the Privateer
La Mouche 1746-1746
French Privateer

15.3.1746/47Took the Privateer
La Prudente Catherine 1747-1747
French Privateer

15.6.1747Took the Privateer
La Marie Anne 1747-1747
French Privateer

2.7.1747Took the Privateer
Le Renard (1) 1747-1747
French 1 Gun
Privateer
chacing after being at Anchor between Et. Alban's Head and Peverel Point
BG
9.5.1750

Paid off

ADM 51
9.8.1750SurveyedBWAS-1793
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
5.1753RecommissionedBWAS-1793
18.7.1753Sailed for the BahamasBWAS-1793
1755In North AmericaBWAS-1793
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
9.12.1757

Surveyed and then paid off

BWAS-1793
1.1758Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
20.2.1758SurveyedBWAS-1793
7.1758RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1758Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2922.6.11dBWAS-1793
5.3.1759Took the Privateer
Le Cabriolet 1759-1759
French Privateer

7.1759At SheernessBWAS-1793
29.10.1759Took the Privateer
L'Agat 1759-1759
French Privateer

26.3.1760Sailed for the coast of PortugalBWAS-1793
17.5.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1793
7.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1793
24.11.1763Sailed for New EnglandBWAS-1793
11.2.1767

Paid off

ADM 51
8.1767Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1.1768RecommissionedBWAS-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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