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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.8.1760BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.9.1760BWAS-1714
Named28.10.1760BWAS-1714
Launched11.3.1761BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.3.1761BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDruid Class (1760)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
Constructor
and Wells StantonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold14.2.1777BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck87' 8 ½"Imperial Feet26.5303 
Length of Keel73' 4"Imperial Feet22.2843 
Breadth23' 6 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold9' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet2.7496 
Burthen216 1694Tons BM 

Armament


11.3.1761Broadside Weight = 23 Imperial Pound ( 10.4308 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1760100Design Complement

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1761 - 15.3.1762Commander
The Hon. Keith StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1794
ADM 6/19/288
BWAS-1714
15.3.1762 - 1.2.1763Commander
Sir Alexander Holburne (3rd Baronet of Menstrie)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1763
ADM 6/19/392
BWAS-1714
1.2.1763 - 13.8.1764Commander
William GarnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1781
ADM 6/19/531
Issued by
George Brydges RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 30.8.1763
BWAS-1714
9.5.1765 - 20.6.1765Commander
John CornerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1770
ADM 6/20/74
ADM 6/20
20.6.1765 - 13.8.1766Commander
Henry DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1768
Transfered ADM 6/20/79
ADM 6/20
25.8.1766 - 24.9.1766Commander
Thomas PembleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1769
ADM 6/20/134
ADM 6/20
29.9.1766 - 3.8.1768Commander
William GarnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1781
ADM 6/20/138
BWAS-1714
3.8.1768 - 4.11.1769Commander
Robert DringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1777
Transfered ADM 6/20/210
BWAS-1714
4.11.1769 - 10.10.1770Commander
Elliott SalterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1783
ADM 6/20/292
Issued by
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780

Confirmed 20.9.1770
BWAS-1714
7.1.1771 - 10.1.1771Commander
John MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1775
Transfered ADM 6/20/332
ADM 6/20
10.1.1771 - 1.7.1771Commander
Gordon SkellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1771
ADM 6/20/334
ADM 6/20
1.7.1771 - 25.4.1776Commander
Alexander ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1794
ADM 6/20/388
BWAS-1714
15.2.1776 - 17.6.1776Commander
Robert KeelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1790
ADM 6/21/199
Issued by
James YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1778
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 10.7.1776
ADM 6/21

Service History


DateEventSource
4.9.1760Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
11.3.1761Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £1821.6.0dBWAS-1714
11.3.1761Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
30.4.1761Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1512.9.7dBWAS-1714
8.1762Royal EscortBWAS-1714
12.12.1762Sailed to Jamaica carrying news of the PeaceBWAS-1714
13.8.1764

Paid off

BWAS-1714
27.8.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
9.1764Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1.1765Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1258.15.5dBWAS-1714
28.11.1766Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
10.1770Began small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
10.10.1770

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1771Completed small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3963.6.7dBWAS-1714
22.10.1772Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
6.1776SurveyedBWAS-1714
17.6.1776

Paid off

BWAS-1714
14.2.1777Sold at Sheerness for £315BWAS-1714

 

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