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Kingston

5006
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.8.1736BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down28.2.1736/37BWAS-1714
Launched8.10.1740BWAS-1714
First Commissioned27.9.1740BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60-Gunner (1733)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
Sold14.1.1762BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel116' 7"Imperial Feet35.3679 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,067 7794Tons BM 

Armament


8.10.1740Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733400Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.9.1740 - 4.2.1740/41Captain
Thomas TrefusisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 6/15/337
ADM 6/15
5.2.1740/41 - 14.5.1743Captain
Richard NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/378
BWAS-1714
15.5.1743 - 2.4.1745Captain
John LovettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/272
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 6.10.1747
BWAS-1714
2.4.1745 - 26.2.1746/47Captain
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1770
ADM 6/17/197
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 5.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
22.2.1755 - 20.8.1756Captain
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1778
ADM 6/18/140
BWAS-1714
20.8.1756 - 1.2.1757Captain
John VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1787
ADM 6/18/302
BWAS-1714
1.2.1757 - 4.3.1761Captain
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1778
ADM 6/18/350
BWAS-1714

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.2.1740/41 - 20.2.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Solomon ThorpeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
21.2.1740/41 - 20.8.1741First Lieutenant
Bosville WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/389
ADM 6/15
21.2.1740/41 - 9.2.1744/45Second Lieutenant
Solomon ThorpeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/15/389
ADM 6/15
15.5.1743 - 9.7.1745First Lieutenant
James CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1750
Transfered ADM 6/17/182
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 17.12.1746
ADM 6/17
8.10.1744 - 10.2.1744/45Second Lieutenant
Thomas NeilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/17/197
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 2.5.1747
ADM 6/17
10.2.1744/45 - 11.4.1746First Lieutenant
Thomas NeilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/17/197
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 2.5.1747
ADM 6/17
10.2.1744/45 - 6.2.1745/46Second Lieutenant
William Williams Jun.British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/1
Confirmed 19.9.1745
ADM 6/17
14.2.1744/45 - 26.7.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1752
ADM 6/17/150
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 6.9.1746
ADM 6/17
1.7.1745 - 26.7.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Frederick BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
ADM 6/16/503
ADM 6/16
27.7.1745 - 10.4.1746Second Lieutenant
James CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1752
Transfered ADM 6/17/150
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 6.9.1746
ADM 6/17
27.7.1745 - 24.7.1746Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1749
ADM 6/17/179
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 8.12.1746
ADM 6/17
11.4.1746 - 25.7.1746Second Lieutenant
Thomas NeilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/17/197
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 5.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
25.7.1746 - 26.2.1746/47First Lieutenant
Thomas NeilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/17/197
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 5.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
25.7.1746 - 14.10.1746Second Lieutenant
John GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1749
Transfered ADM 6/17/179
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 8.12.1746
ADM 6/17
25.7.1746 - 26.2.1746/47Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James InnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1763
ADM 6/17/184
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 26.12.1746
ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1758Midshipman
The Hon. William CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1807
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Service History


DateEventSource
24.2.1740/41Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £20347.19.7dBWAS-1714
12.4.1741Took the Privateer
Nuestra Señora del Rosario 1741-1741
Spanish Privateer Unknown

1742Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
13.6.1742Attack on five Spanish Galleys at St TropezBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
1745In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
7.1745Sailed to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1746At LouisbourgBWAS-1714
8.1746In the St Lawrence and home by the end of the yearBWAS-1714
26.2.1746/47Paid offADM 51
29.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1750Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.10.1750SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1751Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11652.5.11dBWAS-1714
2.1755RecommissionedBWAS-1714
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
6.4.1760Took the Privateer
La Chauve Souris 1760-1760
French Privateer Unknown
off the Isle of Wight
BG
25.4.1760Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
19.1.1761SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.3.1761

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1.1762SurveyedBWAS-1714
8.1.1762Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
14.1.1762Sold to private adventurers for £1,800BWAS-1714

 

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