Lys

5206
Nominal Guns24
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer frégate légère 'Le Lis' (1744) (24)
Captured18.12.1745
First Commissioned27.12.1745
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold13.4.1749

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck105' 9"Imperial Feet32.0497 
Length of Keel82' 0"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen366 7794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

Armament


12.1745Broadside Weight = 66 Imperial Pound ( 29.931 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.12.1745 - 10.8.1746CaptainThe Hon. William Bateman (c.1723-1783) ADM 6/17/35BWAS-171411.8.1746 - 13.6.1748Captain Thomas Knowler (c.1712-1783) ADM 6/17/139BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.8.1746 - 31.12.1746Lieutenant John Ballett (c.1719-bef.1749) ADM 6/17/141ADM 6/1731.12.1746 - 28.4.1747Lieutenant James Buchan (c.1720-1747) ADM 6/17/184ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
31.12.1745Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
15.1.1745/46Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
15.1.1745/46Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1745/46Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2575.7.2dBWAS-1714
24.4.1747Took the Privateer La Charlotte (10) BG
24.4.1747Took the Dogger La Gorgonne (6)
13.6.1748

Paid off at Woolwich Dockyard

ADM 106
11.11.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
18.11.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1.1748/49Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
13.4.1749Sold at Woolwich for £451BWAS-1714

 

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