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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured31.1.1747/48BWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Designed by
Blaise GeslainFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1741
NNF-1715
Constructor
Blaise GeslainFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1741
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up4.1775BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck173' 7"Imperial Feet52.7328 
Length of Keel140' 7 ½"Imperial Feet42.6847 
Breadth49' 4 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold21' 7"Imperial Feet6.5786 
Burthen1,823 4594Tons BM 

Armament


1756Broadside Weight = 880 Imperial Pound ( 399.08 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1756650 BWAS-1714

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.4.1756 - 3.6.1757Captain
Wittewronge TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
Transfered ADM 6/18/257
BWAS-1714
3.6.1757 - 13.6.1757Captain
Samuel SpencerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1757
ADM 6/18/406
ref:898
13.6.1757 - 1.6.1758Captain
Richard HoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
ADM 6/18/409
BWAS-1714
1.6.1758 - 16.3.1759Captain
Jervis Henry PorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1763
Transfered
SCHOMB
28.1.1762 - 22.6.1762Captain
Charles SaxtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1806
ADM 6/19/382
BWAS-1714
22.6.1762 - 14.1.1763Captain
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
ADM 6/19/418
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1756 - 6.4.1757Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Savage MostynBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/21/49
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.6.1757 - 29.3.1758Second Lieutenant
James ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1776
ADM 6/18/408
ADM 6/18
29.3.1758 - 18.10.1758First Lieutenant
James ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1776
ADM 6/18/497
ADM 6/18
22.6.1762 - 14.1.1763First Lieutenant
David CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1782
ADM 6/19/419
ADM 6/19

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1761Carpenter
John LieureBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761
ref:1618

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1759 - 9.1762Midshipman
William Peere WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1830
E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
26.7.1749Purchased at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1750Began great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1756Completed great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £27542.8.1dBWAS-1714
5.9.1757Raid on Rochefort
23.9.1757Sailed on the Rochefort expeditionBWAS-1714
5.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
14.1.1763Paid offADM 51
21.2.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.4.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1775Broken up at Plymouth for £524.19.7dBWAS-1714

 

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