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Medway -> 1802 Arundel

5339
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.3.1751BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down13.6.1751BWAS-1714
Named25.4.1741BWAS-1714
Launched14.2.1755BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassMedway Class (1752)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck149' 4"Imperial Feet45.4173 
Length of Keel123' 0 ½"Imperial Feet37.5031 
Breadth42' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet12.8207 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Draught Forward10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,191 4194Tons BM 
Burthen1,204 2594Tons BM 

Armament


14.2.1755Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1752420Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
30.1.1755 - 15.11.1756Captain
Peter DenisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1778
Transfered ADM 6/18/126
BWAS-1714
15.11.1756 - 28.12.1759Captain
Charles ProbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1772
ADM 6/18/324
BWAS-1714
28.12.1759 - 23.8.1765Captain
John Bladen TinkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1765
ADM 6/19/120
BWAS-1714
4.6.1774 - 5.6.1780Captain
William AffleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1792
Transfered ADM 6/21/33
BWAS-1714
5.6.1780 - 11.1.1782Captain
Harry HarmoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1809
ADM 6/22/189
Issued by
Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 30.10.1780
ADM 6/22
11.1.1782 - 21.4.1783Captain
Alexander EdgarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1799
ADM 6/22/397
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
c.4.6.1774 - c.16.9.1777Rear-Admiral of the Red
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
ADM 107/1/266
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1760 - 23.8.1765Second Lieutenant
John JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1778
ADM 6/19/127
ref:849

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1756 - 16.9.1757Master
James RobertsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1809
ADM 107/5/136
ADM 107/5
15.9.1758 - 18.12.1758Acting Gunner
George TeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1783
IPC
31.5.1778 - 5.6.1780Acting Master
Richard BurlaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1781
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
11.6.1758 - 14.9.1758Gunner's Mate
George TeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1783
IPC
6.1774 - 1777Midshipman
Richard Hussey BickertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1825
ref:616

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.4.1758 - 10.6.1758Able Seaman
George TeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1783
IPC

Service History


DateEventSource
26.3.1755Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £26468.8.4dBWAS-1714
7.1756Sailed to meet East India shipsBWAS-1714
29.10.1756Took the Privateer
Le Maréchal de Belleisle 1756-1756
French Privateer

30.5.1757Action of 30 May 1757
30.5.1757Took the East Indiaman
Le Duc d'Aquitaine (64) 1754-1757
French 64 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman
B103
5.7.1757Took the Privateer
La Catherine (8) 1757-1757
French 8 Gun
Privateer

24.7.1757Took the Privateer
Le Surprenant 1757-1757
French Privateer

5.9.1757Raid on Rochefort
16.2.1759Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
1760coppering at UnknownBWAS-1714
6.3.1760Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
2.1765Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
23.8.1765

Paid off

BWAS-1714
15.10.1765SurveyedBWAS-1714
27.2.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1770Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
4.1772Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £22565.8.5dBWAS-1714
21.7.1774Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
26.12.1778Sailed as reinforcement for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
9.1780Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9165.10.1dBWAS-1714
13.3.1781Sailed to the relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.4.1781Arrived at GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.12.1781Action of 1781-12-12
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
13.12.1781Took the Privateer
La Généreuse 1781-1781
French Privateer

7.5.1782Sailed with convoyBWAS-1714
21.4.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1783Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1783Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1787Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1787Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1802Renamed ArundelBWAS-1714
3.1811Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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