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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.9.1739BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down22.9.1739BWAS-1714
Launched10.6.1740BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.5.1740BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 20-Gunner (1733)BWAS-1714
Designed by
The SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John QuallettBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold17.7.1750BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 10"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel87' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet26.5367 
Breadth30' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet9.1599 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen439 5094Tons BM 

Armament


16.6.1740Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

1745Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733140Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.5.1740 - 17.7.1740Captain
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
Transfered ADM 6/15/290
BWAS-1714
18.7.1740 - 21.1.1740/41Captain
Rowland FrogmereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/312
BWAS-1714
22.1.1740/41 - 10.5.1742Captain
Henry SwayslandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1756
ADM 6/15/372
BWAS-1714
10.5.1742 - 24.10.1742Commander
Henry StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1744
Transfered
BWAS-1714
24.10.1742 - 14.2.1742/43Commander
Richard WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1770
Transfered
BWAS-1714
28.3.1743 - 2.8.1743Captain
John GageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1743
† Discharged Dead ADM 107/2/163
BWAS-1714
30.9.1743 - 9.6.1744Captain
Warwick CalmadyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1757
ADM 6/16/222
ADM 6/16
5.10.1744 - 26.6.1745Captain
Elliott ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/369
BWAS-1714
21.7.1745 - 1.2.1745/46Captain
Henry RosewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1771
ADM 6/17/147
Confirmed 29.8.1746
BWAS-1714
1.2.1745/46 - 24.3.1747/48Captain
Nathaniel StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1748
ADM 6/17/532
Issued by
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 20.9.1750
BWAS-1714
24.3.1747/48 - 22.8.1749Captain
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
ADM 6/17/488
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1.1740/41 - 4.1741Lieutenant
David HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1740
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/368
ADM 6/15
6.1742 - 19.2.1742/43Acting Lieutenant
John ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1758
ADM354
21.7.1745 - 21.8.1749Lieutenant
Thomas SkoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1758
ADM 6/17/288
Issued by
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 30.11.1747
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1740 - 6.1742Purser
John ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1758
ADM354

Service History


DateEventSource
10.6.1740building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £3771.5.0dBWAS-1714
10.6.1740Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
18.7.1740Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2996.12.0dBWAS-1714
1.1741Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
12.4.1742Action of 12th April 1742
18.2.1742/43Attack on La Guaira
15.4.1743Attack on Porto Cabello
6.1744Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.6.1744

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.1744RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1744Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
10.1744Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £4530.15.7dBWAS-1714
1745Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Ship
25.6.17461st Battle of Negapatam
7.1749Returned to EnglandBWAS-1714
22.8.1749

Paid off

ADM 51
6.9.1749

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
23.10.1749

Ordered to be sold

BWAS-1714
17.7.1750

Sold at Deptford for £288

BWAS-1714

 

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