Mediterranean

5332
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned21.1.1757
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeXebec
Wrecked23.9.1758BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck92' 6"Imperial Feet28.1178 
Length of Keel89'''' 6"Imperial Feet27.1441 
Breadth20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Depth in Hold7' 9"Imperial Feet2.3622 
Burthen117 7294Tons BM 
Oar banks10  

Armament


1.1757Broadside Weight = 25.75 Imperial Pound ( 11.6781 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck19 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.1.1757 - 23.3.1757CommanderJohn Elliot (1732-1808) ADM 6/18/347ADM 6/1823.3.1757 - 23.9.1758CommanderCharles Cathcart Grant (d.1769) ADM 6/18/373BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1757Commissioned for service in the MediterraneanB068
23.9.1758Wrecked on Mallorca Sands near LivornoB068


Notes on Ship



A French Xebec with 20 oars

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
B068Warships of the Great lakesRobert MalcomsonBook
 

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