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Lark -> 1742 Lark Hulk

5031
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.6.1723BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down17.10.1723BWAS-1714
Acquired2.8.1726BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.5.1727BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 40-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Foundered20.10.1744BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Length of Keel101' 8"Imperial Feet30.988 
Breadth33' 3"Imperial Feet10.0838 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen597 8194Tons BM 

Armament


2.8.1726Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719190Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.5.1727 - 10.8.1727Captain
John GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1730
ADM 6/13/143
BWAS-1714
11.8.1727 - 26.1.1729/30Captain
John GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1730
ADM 6/14/149
ADM 6/13
27.1.1729/30 - 13.6.1731Captain
John CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1731
ADM 6/14/45
BWAS-1714
14.6.1731 - 24.1.1731/32Captain
Cornelius MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1748
ADM 6/15/99
Confirmed 29.1.1731/32
BWAS-1714
16.11.1739 - 27.2.1739/40Captain
Edward SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/236
BWAS-1714
28.2.1739/40 - 24.8.1741Captain
John DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1742
Transfered ADM 6/15/250
BWAS-1714
25.8.1741 - 19.10.1741Captain
Lord George ForresterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/445
ADM 6/15
10.2.1741/42 - 8.10.1742Captain
Rupert WaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
ADM 6/16/12
ADM 6/16
9.12.1742 - 30.4.1743Captain
William BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1770
Transfered ADM 6/16/282
Confirmed 28.3.1744
ADM 6/16

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1727 - 5.7.1727First Lieutenant
Charles CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1727
ADM 6/13/143
ADM 6/13
16.5.1727 - 24.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
Philip SyddenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1729
ADM 6/14/143
ADM 6/13
16.5.1727 - 4.7.1728Third Lieutenant
Patrick O'HaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1762
Transfered ADM 6/13/143
ADM 6/13
6.7.1727 - 26.1.1729/30First Lieutenant
Richard BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1732
ADM 6/14/146
ADM 6/13
11.5.1728 - 26.1.1729/30Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John GreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1730
ADM 6/14/28
Confirmed 29.5.1729
ADM 6/14
27.1.1729/30 - 5.9.1731First Lieutenant
John OgilvieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1734
ADM 6/14/45
ADM 6/14
27.1.1729/30 - 11.8.1731Second Lieutenant
Thomas GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1740
ADM 6/14/45
ADM 6/14
27.1.1729/30 - 14.6.1731Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/14/45
ADM 6/14
6.9.1731 - 5.2.1731/32First Lieutenant
Charles DennisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1742
ADM 6/15/120
Confirmed 31.8.1732
ADM 6/14
16.11.1739 - 19.10.1741First Lieutenant
James MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/236
ADM 6/15
16.11.1739 - 22.1.1740/41Second Lieutenant
Francis ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/236
ADM 6/15
16.11.1739 - 31.3.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas CooksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1769
Transfered ADM 6/15/236
ADM 6/15
31.3.1740 - 19.10.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1761
Transfered ADM 6/15/267
ADM 6/15
16.2.1741/42 - 16.10.1742First Lieutenant
Edward BradstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
ADM 6/16/15
ADM 6/16
16.2.1741/42 - 16.10.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas TisdaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1742
ADM 6/16/15
ADM 6/16
16.10.1742 - 24.7.1743Lieutenant
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/427
Confirmed 19.1.1744/45
ADM 6/16

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
22.7.1730 - 24.1.1731/32Able Seaman
Peter RobertsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 107/3/299
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1727Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1728Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1714
1729Sailed home to pay offBWAS-1714
1730Commissioned for GuineaBWAS-1714
5.2.1731/32Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
7.1732Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1732/33Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3217.18.1dBWAS-1714
12.6.1739

Recommissioned

BWAS-1714
1741Commissioned for the Turkish convoyBWAS-1714
1741Commissioned for the Turkish convoyBWAS-1714
9.1741Sailed with a convoy to the West IndiesBWAS-1714
10.1741Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1742Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3136.3.2dBWAS-1714
8.1742Arrived at JamaicaBWAS-1714
11.1742Condemned and became hulk at Port RoyalBWAS-1714
11.1742Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels HulkBWAS-1714
11.1742Renamed Lark HulkBWAS-1714
20.10.1744Capsized and sank in a hurrcaneBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
20.10.1744-21.10.1744Jamaica Hurricane, 1744  
 

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