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4942
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.4.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.1733BWAS-1714
Launched14.6.1736BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.8.1737BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60-Gunner (1733)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Abandoned27.11.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel116' 4"Imperial Feet35.3632 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Draught Forward10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Draught Aft13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen1,065 3594Tons BM 

Armament


14.6.1736Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

6.1743Broadside Weight = 462 Imperial Pound ( 209.517 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733400Design Complement

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.8.1737 - 14.6.1739Captain
John YeoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
Transfered ADM 6/15/77
BWAS-1714
14.6.1739 - 26.9.1740Captain
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1750
ADM 6/15/186
BWAS-1714
27.9.1740 - 19.11.1741Captain
Peter LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1755
Transfered ADM 6/15/338
BWAS-1714
20.11.1741 - 15.7.1742Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
ADM 6/16/163
Confirmed 29.3.1743
ADM 6/16
14.3.1742/43 - 29.4.1744Captain
Harry NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1759
Transfered ADM 6/16/155
BWAS-1714
30.4.1744 - 31.5.1748Captain
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1762
ADM 6/16/303
BWAS-1714
15.10.1755 - 20.8.1756Captain
Sir William BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1770
Transfered ADM 6/18/213
ODNB
3.8.1757 - 20.8.1759Captain
John BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1754
Transfered ADM 6/18/425
BWAS-1714
20.8.1759 - 12.5.1763Captain
Andrew WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1779
ADM 6/19/159
Issued by
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.4.1760
BWAS-1714
2.4.1766 - 2.5.1766Captain
Richard SpryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
ADM 6/20/113
ADM 6/20
2.5.1766 - 20.12.1769Captain
William DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1799
ADM 6/20/117
BWAS-1714
22.11.1775 - 16.5.1778Commander
William Anthony HalsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1755
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/21/138
BWAS-1714
18.5.1778 - 29.4.1782Commander
David LairdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1807
ADM 6/22/199
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 21.11.1780
BWAS-1714
29.4.1782 - 27.11.1783Commander
Walter GwennapBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1790
ADM 6/23/150
Issued by
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
, North America
Confirmed 8.10.1783
BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.4.1741Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1749
ADM 107/3/141
BWAS-1714
2.4.1766 - 20.12.1769Commodore
Richard SpryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
BWAS-1714

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.8.1737 - 14.3.1737/38Second Lieutenant
Alexander A'CourtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1741
ADM 6/15/77
ADM 6/15
15.3.1737/38 - 12.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander A'CourtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/101
ADM 6/15
19.6.1739 - 15.1.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/15/189
ADM 6/15
23.1.1741/42 - 15.7.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Stephen PollingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1745
ADM 6/16/90
Confirmed 23.8.1742
ADM 6/16
22.3.1742/43 - 7.2.1743/44Second Lieutenant
Robert SissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/16/158
ADM 6/16
8.2.1743/44 - 29.4.1744First Lieutenant
Robert SissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/271
ADM 6/16
5.5.1744 - 21.2.1744/45Second Lieutenant
William MawmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/305
ADM 6/16
8.6.1744 - 16.7.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/318
ADM 6/16

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
13.9.1739 - 16.11.1740Master's Mate
Peter RawlingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/427
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1737Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15310.18.3dBWAS-1714
5.1738Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1739In home watersBWAS-1714
26.10.1740Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
1742Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
7.1742Began great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
15.7.1742Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/18
6.1743Completed great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14309.3.7dBWAS-1714
11.1744Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.1744Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7178.17.6dBWAS-1714
1745Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
26.7.1745Jersey v St Esprit
1746Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
31.5.1748

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 106
29.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.1752Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
26.11.1752SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1753Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £20635.3.9dBWAS-1714
8.9.1757

Sailed for the Mediterranean

BWAS-1714
7.5.1759Attack on French frigates at ToulonBWAS-1714
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay
28.5.1760

Sailed for the Mediterranean

BWAS-1714
12.5.1763

Sailed home and paid off

BWAS-1714
1.11.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.1764Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
8.1764Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5125.5.5dBWAS-1714
5.8.1766Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
20.12.1769

Paid off

BWAS-1714
14.2.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1771Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
3.1771Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Hospital Ship
3.1771Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1818.18.3dBWAS-1714
10.1775Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
3.1776Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8064.13.1dBWAS-1714
6.5.1776Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
12.1780Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship

 

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