Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down23.4.1735BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.6.1737BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up16.9.1749BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel87' 0"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Breadth30' 5 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen429 2094Tons BM 


30.6.1736Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1733140Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

1.6.1737 - 31.7.1740CaptainNicholas Robinson (d.1753) ADM 6/15/69BWAS-17141.8.1740 - 1.6.1743CaptainEdward Peyton (d.1748) ADM 6/16/262
Commission confirmed 23.1.1743/44
16.5.1743 - 18.8.1744CaptainJames Young (1717-1789)BWAS-171423.1.1745/46 - 20.11.1746CaptainCotton Dent (d.1761) ADM 6/17/47B051

3 Commissioned Officers

1.6.1737 - 8.12.1737LieutenantAshby Utting (d.1745/46) ADM 6/15/69ADM 6/159.12.1737 - 29.9.1739LieutenantFrancis Wakeman (d.1741) ADM 6/15/87ADM 6/151.10.1742 - 7.3.1743/44LieutenantHenry Christian ADM 6/17/11
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 21.10.1745
ADM 6/17

Service History

30.6.1736building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2060.0.1dBWAS-1714
30.6.1736Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.7.1737Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3186.10.8dBWAS-1714
1740In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1742Sailed to Jamaica then to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1743In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51
16.9.1749Break up completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


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