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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.11.1726BWAS-1714
Launched16.3.1727/28BWAS-1714
First Commissioned26.3.1728BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeYacht BWAS-1714
Broken Up1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck76' 6"Imperial Feet23.1902 
Length of Keel61' 6"Imperial Feet18.7452 
Breadth22' 4"Imperial Feet6.7564 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen163 7294Tons BM 

Armament


3.1727/28Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
172840 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1728 - 5.4.1742CommanderCharles Molloy (d.1760) ADM 6/16/200BWAS-160314.2.1743/44 - 13.9.1745Captain and MasterRobert Allen (d.1752) ADM 6/16/272ADM 6/1615.11.1745 - 10.7.1751Captain and MasterRobert Allen (d.1752) ADM 6/17/23ADM 6/1710.7.1751 - 19.9.1755CommanderJohn Campbell (1719-1790) ADM 6/18/8ADM 6/1814.12.1763 - 18.10.1770CommanderJohn Campbell (1719-1790) ADM 6/19/555ADM 6/1918.10.1770 - 1.11.1776CommanderRichard Edwards (1715-1795) ADM 6/20/303ADM 6/207.7.1781 - 1781CommanderPhilip Tufton Perceval (1740/41-1795) ADM 6/22/310ADM 6/22

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1768 - 12.8.1768SurgeonThomas Male (d.1770) ADM 6/20/213ADM 6/20

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1766MidshipmanGeorge Cranfield Berkeley (1753-1818)ref:616

Service History


DateEventSource
1736Rigged as a KetchBWAS-1714
1783Re-rigged as a ShipBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
 

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