Looe

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Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Privateer ship 'Liverpool' (1756) (22)
Purchased25.9.1759BWAS-1714
First Commissioned26.11.1759BWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire HLP
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold6.10.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 1 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Length of Keel100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Breadth35' 9"Imperial Feet10.7137 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen681 4894Tons BM 

Armament


9.1759Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.11.1759 - 3.6.1763Captain Taylor Penny (c.1722-1786) ADM 6/19/114BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
16.3.1762Took the Brig Le Nannen (6) off the Land's EndBG
13.5.1762Took the Frégate Légère Le Jupiter (22) off Cape Clear bearing N. E. 160 LeaguesBG
28.6.1762Took the Privateer Maria and Joseph (4) off Cape Finisterre and carried in CorkBG
27.9.1762Took the Privateer Cantabrina (14) BG
3.6.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.7.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.10.1763Sold at Woolwich for £610BWAS-1714

 

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