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Lynn

5200
Nominal Guns44
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.12.1739
Keel Laid Down24.12.1739
Launched7.3.1740/41
First Commissioned5.3.1740/41
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford
Ship Class1733 Establishment 44-Gunner (1733)
Constructor
Thomas WestBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1757-1758
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold3.5.1763

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 1"Imperial Feet37.7963 
Length of Keel100' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet30.4864 
Breadth35' 8"Imperial Feet10.7086 
Depth in Hold14' 5"Imperial Feet4.299 
Burthen688 394Tons BM 

Armament


7.3.1740/41Broadside 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

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.3.1740/41 - 13.5.1742Captain
Thomas PhilpottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1746
Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/392
ADM 6/15
4.9.1744 - 18.10.1745Captain
Samuel GoddardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1745
ADM 6/17/9
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 15.10.1745
BWAS-1714
17.12.1745 - 3.6.1746Captain
Charles CatfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1756
ADM 6/17/33
BWAS-1714
4.6.1746 - 20.4.1749Captain
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
ADM 6/17/111
BWAS-1714
24.7.1755 - 10.1.1759Captain
James KirkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
Transfered ADM 6/18/182
BWAS-1714
10.1.1759 - 16.6.1761Captain
Walter StirlingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1785
Transfered ADM 6/19/21
ADM 6/19
16.6.1761 - 15.3.1763Captain
Archibald MillarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1763
ADM 6/19/323
BWAS-1714

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1740/41 - bef.1.9.1741Second Lieutenant
John MoreheadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1741
Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/393
ADM 6/15
6.3.1740/41 - 1.9.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles MulsoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1741
ADM 6/15/393
ADM 6/15
2.9.1741 - 1741Second Lieutenant
Charles MulsoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1741
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/448
ADM 6/15
2.9.1741 - 11.10.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Dennis EveryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1763
ADM 6/16/448
ADM 6/15
12.12.1741 - 27.10.1742Second Lieutenant
Dennis EveryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1763
ADM 6/16/6
Confirmed 22.1.1741/42
ADM 6/16
28.10.1742 - 21.6.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward OakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1743
ADM 6/16/112
ADM 6/16
22.6.1743 - 14.5.1745First Lieutenant
Richard MatthewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1759
Transfered ADM 6/17/225
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 14.5.1747
ADM 6/17
2.3.1744/45 - 18.10.1745Second Lieutenant
William CockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1748
ADM 6/17/10
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 15.10.1745
ADM 6/17
7.1.1761 - 7.7.1762Third Lieutenant
Thomas WhitehurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1765
ADM 6/19/227
ADM 6/19
7.7.1762 - 15.3.1763Second Lieutenant
Thomas WhitehurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1765
ADM 6/19/422
ADM 6/19

Service History


DateEventSource
24.12.1739rebuilding at Deptford - London at a cost of £7119.0.0dBWAS-1714
1741In the Western ApproachesBWAS-1714
7.3.1740/41Began Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
16.5.1741Completed Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4305.0.0dBWAS-1714
1743Sailed to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1744In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
18.10.1745

Paid off

BWAS-1714
12.1745Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
6.1746RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1746Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10550.10.9dBWAS-1714
1747In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1748In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
20.4.1749

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
1.1751Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1751Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3305.16.5dBWAS-1714
7.1755RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1756Sailed for BostonBWAS-1714
19.10.1756Took the Privateer
L'Emmanuel 1756-1756
French Privateer

15.11.1756Took the Privateer
Le Machault 1756-1756
French Privateer

3.1757Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
28.4.1759Sailed with a convoy to VirginiaBWAS-1714
21.11.1759Arrived homeBWAS-1714
1.4.1760Took the Privateer
La Providence (4) 1760-1760
French 4 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel
BG
2.5.1760Took the Privateer
Le Téméraire 1760-1760
French Privateer

29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
1762In the Basque RoadsBWAS-1714
15.3.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.4.1763Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
3.5.1763Sold for £530BWAS-1714

 

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