Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down14.1.1740/41BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorHenry BirdBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 8"Imperial Feet37.8037 
Length of Keel100' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet30.4864 
Breadth35' 0 ⅜"Imperial Feet10.6775 
Depth in Hold14' 4 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen701 1194Tons BM 


27.11.1741Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1733250Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers

28.12.1741 - 24.1.1742/43CaptainThe Hon. John Hamilton (1713/14-1755) ADM 6/16/491BWAS-171425.1.1742/43 - 26.3.1745CaptainRobert Young (d.1754) ADM 6/16/139BWAS-171427.3.1745 - 15.7.1745CaptainSamuel Lofting (c.1696-1779) ADM 6/16/460BWAS-171416.7.1745 - 26.1.1745/46CommanderWilliam Harman (c.1719-1766)BWAS-17142.3.1745/46 - 16.3.1746/47CaptainWilliam Harman (c.1719-1766) ADM 6/17/202
Issued by Isaac Townsend (1684-1765), North America
Commission confirmed 19.2.1746/47

1 Flag Officer

9.1745 - 1746Rear-Admiral of the BlueThe Hon. John Byng (1704-1757)ODNB

8 Commissioned Officers

28.12.1741 - 6.12.1743Second LieutenantBaker Phillips (c.1718-1745) ADM 6/15/491ADM 6/1512.10.1742 - 25.10.1742First LieutenantJohn Goodall (c.1719-1746) ADM 6/16/108ADM 6/169.2.1742/43 - 6.12.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Foley (d.1755) ADM 6/16/147ADM 6/167.12.1743 - 13.5.1745First LieutenantThomas Crosse (d.1747) ADM 6/16/244ADM 6/167.12.1743 - 10.5.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsCharles Chasemore (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/16/244ADM 6/1611.5.1745 - 12.7.1745Second LieutenantCharles Chasemore (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/16/476ADM 6/1611.5.1745 - 11.7.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsGeorge Sellers (d.1748) ADM 6/16/476ADM 6/1612.7.1745 - 16.3.1746/47Second LieutenantGeorge Sellers (d.1748) ADM 6/16/508ADM 6/16

Service History

27.11.1741building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £6949.10.0dBWAS-1714
27.11.1741Began fittingBWAS-1714
3.4.1742Completed fitting at a cost of £4298.18.10dBWAS-1714
7.1742Service in the ChannelBWAS-1714
8.9.1742Took the Privateer San Christo y Portal
1744Convoy to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1744Took the Privateer Le Saint Denis (14) cut out from Fishette
1744Took the Privateer Le Marquis de Se (14) cut out from Fishette
1744Took the Privateer Le Jason (14) cut out from Fishette
1744Took the Privateer Le Modéré (14) cut out from Fishette
1744Took the Privateer Le Duc de Penthièvre (14) cut out from Fishette
20.3.1744/45Expedition against Louisbourg
7.1745fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1746Returned homeBWAS-1714

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 106
5.1748great repair at Unknown at a cost of £2826.14.4dBWAS-1714
8.1758Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
8.1758Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1714
11.1758Completed fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £4424.9.0dBWAS-1714
1763Sold (at Antigua?)BWAS-1714


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1746-1746British Fleet at LouisbourgIsaac Townsend (1684-1765) 

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