Lurcher

5186
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1763BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down3.6.1763BWAS-1714
Launched8.10.1763BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassFerret ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor Adam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold18.6.1781BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck50' 0"Imperial Feet15.24 
Length of Keel39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Depth in Hold7' 10"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen82 9394Tons BM 

Armament


8.10.1763Broadside Weight = 11 Imperial Pound ( 4.9887 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.176330Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.9.1763 - 6.11.1766Lieutenant George Mathews (d.1781)BWAS-17147.11.1766 - 2.11.1769Lieutenant John Moore (d.1792)BWAS-17142.11.1769 - 9.1772Lieutenant Walter Long (c.1735-c.1782)BWAS-171410.1772 - 26.12.1775Lieutenant Farmery Epworth (c.1738-1804) ADM 106/12/16BWAS-171427.12.1775 - 14.10.1778Lieutenant Walter Long (c.1735-c.1782)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1761Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £881.8.7dBWAS-1714
30.4.1763building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1603.18.0dBWAS-1714
30.4.1763Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1763Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
21.10.1763Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
14.10.1778Paid offADM 51
15.12.1778Sold for £200BWAS-1714
3.1781Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714

 

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