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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.5.1755BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1755BWAS-1714
Named17.7.1755BWAS-1714
Launched10.8.1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.8.1756BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Moody JanverinBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured9.7.1778BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck107' 8 ½"Imperial Feet32.6263 
Length of Keel88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth30' 4"Imperial Feet9.2456 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen430 6494Tons BM 

Armament


10.8.1756Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1753160Design Complement

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.7.1756 - 14.6.1757Captain
Samuel HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1790
Transfered ADM 6/18/295
ADM 6/18
17.8.1756 - 9.3.1759Captain
Francis WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1760
ADM 6/18/300
BWAS-1714
9.3.1759 - 7.8.1759Captain
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1785
ADM 6/19/112
Issued by
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 15.11.1759
BWAS-1714
7.8.1759 - 16.4.1761Captain
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1785
Transfered ADM 6/19/355
Issued by
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 9.10.1761
ADM 6/19
16.4.1761 - 11.5.1761Captain
Richard CarteretBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1763
Transfered ADM 6/19/465
Issued by
Charles HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1761
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 18.2.1763
ADM 6/19
4.5.1761 - 12.3.1762Captain
Richard BickertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1792
Transfered ADM 6/19/379
Issued by
Charles HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1761
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 11.1.1762
ODNB
12.3.1762 - 7.4.1762Captain
John BoverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1771
ADM 6/19/392
BWAS-1714
7.4.1762 - 21.2.1765Captain
The Hon. Keith StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1794
ADM 6/19/396
BWAS-1714
27.4.1769 - 10.12.1770Captain
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
ADM 6/20/235
BWAS-1714
10.12.1770 - 11.10.1773Captain
George TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1782
Transfered ADM 6/20/321
BWAS-1714
11.10.1773 - 6.12.1773Captain
William Peere WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1830
ADM 6/21/14
Issued by
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787

Confirmed 8.2.1774
ADM 6/21
26.1.1774 - 25.8.1777Captain
Thomas BishopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1778
ADM 6/21/11
BWAS-1714
18.3.1778 - 9.7.1778Captain
Robert BiggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1801
ADM 6/21/379
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1771Rear-Admiral of the White
Richard SpryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1755Began building at Bursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1714
10.8.1756Completed building at Bursledon - Hampshire at a cost of £3454.3.10dBWAS-1714
20.8.1756Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
17.10.1756Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3657.11.10dBWAS-1714
31.1.1757Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
22.11.1757Took the Privateer
L'Intrépide 1757-1757
French Privateer

3.1759At JamaicaBWAS-1714
18.10.1759Took the Frigate
La Valeur (24) 1754-1760
French 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
in the Mediterranean

18.10.1760Action off Cuba
3.1762At JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.1763Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
21.2.1765

Paid off?

ADM 51
2.4.1765SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1768Began large repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
14.5.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.1769Completed large repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £7868.3.4dBWAS-1714
1771At PlymouthBWAS-1714
18.6.1771Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.12.1773

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.1774Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1774Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2666.10.9dBWAS-1714
16.4.1774Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
29.12.1774Sailed from Boston for Salem Road to prevent smugglingNDARI
4.12.1775Took the Brigantine
Washington (10) 1775-1775
American 10 Gun
Hired Brigantine

25.8.1777Paid offADM 51
9.1777fitting for ordinary at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1.1778Began small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
6.1778Completed small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3993.2.10dBWAS-1714
9.7.1778Taken by
L'Iphigénie (32) 1777-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Brest

6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
21.7.1781RetakenBWAS-1714
8.1781Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1714
11.3.1784Sold at Plymouth for £405BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1.1.1775-1.1.1775North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
 
 

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