Katherine

4985
Catherine
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired16.1.1720/21BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.4.1721BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeYacht BWAS-1714
Sold14.9.1801BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck76' 6"Imperial Feet23.1902 
Length of Keel61' 6"Imperial Feet18.7452 
Breadth22' 4 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen160 6894Tons BM 

Armament


1721Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.172130EstablishmentBWAS-1714

13 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1721 - 3.9.1726CommanderRobert Gregory (d.1726)† ADM 6/13/8BWAS-17146.9.1726 - 1.7.1735CommanderGeorge Pomeroy ADM 6/13/119BWAS-17141.7.1735 - 14.12.1736Captain and MasterFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/15/215BWAS-171414.12.1736 - 5.4.1742CommanderWilliam Bridge (d.1744) ADM 6/16/48BWAS-17146.4.1742 - 29.6.1744CommanderJohn Williams (d.1768) ADM 6/16/41ADM 6/166.8.1745 - 7.2.1755CommanderJohn Williams (d.1768) ADM 6/16/523ADM 6/167.2.1755 - 7.6.1756CommanderEdward Pratten (c.1715-1763) ADM 6/18/133BWAS-171430.6.1756 - 24.8.1756CommanderJohn Fortescue (c.1722-1808) ADM 6/18/287BWAS-171424.8.1756 - 24.9.1756CommanderJames Holburne (d.1756) ADM 6/18/303ADM 6/1810.11.1756 - 23.3.1757CommanderGeorge Falconer (c.1725-1780) ADM 6/18/321ADM 6/1823.3.1757 - 14.12.1763CommanderHenry Marsh (d.1772) ADM 6/18/373BWAS-171414.12.1763 - 31.12.1777CommanderAlexander Arthur Hood (1726-1814) ADM 6/19/555BWAS-171427.1.1783 - 23.10.1794CommanderSir George Young (1732-1810) ADM 6/23/20BWAS-1714

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.5.1774 - 18.11.1774Captain's ServantWilliam Robert Broughton (1762-1821)ref:616

Service History


DateEventSource
1737Re-rigged as a KetchB066
29.6.1744

Paid off

ADM 51
31.12.1777

Went into ordinary

ADM 51
23.10.1794

Paid off

ADM 51


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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