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 BWAS-1714
Ship ClassMedway Class
ConstructorSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.1.1755 - 15.11.1756CaptainPeter Denis (1713-1778) ADM 6/18/126BWAS-171415.11.1756 - 28.12.1759CaptainCharles Proby (d.1799) ADM 6/18/324BWAS-171428.12.1759 - 23.8.1765CaptainJohn Bladen Tinker (d.1767) ADM 6/19/120BWAS-17144.6.1774 - 1780CaptainWilliam Affleck (1740-1791) ADM 6/21/33BWAS-17141781 - 1782CaptainHarry Harmood (1739-1809)BWAS-17141782 - 5.1783CaptainAlexander Edgar (d.1817)BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1774 - 1777Rear-Admiral of the RedRobert Man (1721-1783)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1760 - 23.8.1765Second LieutenantJohn Jackson (d.1778) ADM 6/19/127ref:849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.9.1758 - 18.12.1758Acting GunnerGeorge Teer (d.1789)IPC31.5.1778 - 5.6.1780Acting MasterRichard BurlaceADM29-1

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1755MidshipmanAlan Gardner (1742-1809)ref:106511.6.1758 - 14.9.1758Gunner's MateGeorge Teer (d.1789)IPC6.1774 - 1777MidshipmanRichard Hussey Bickerton (1759-1832)ref:616

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.4.1758 - 10.6.1758Able SeamanGeorge Teer (d.1789)IPC

Service History


DateEventSource
26.3.1755Completed at Deptford Dockyard 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
30.5.1757Action of 30 May 1757
30.5.1757Took the Merchantman East Indiaman Le Duc d'Aquitaine (64) B103
5.7.1757Took the Privateer La Catherine (8)
24.7.1757Took the Privateer Le Surprenant
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 BWAS-1714
4.1772Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard 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 BWAS-1714
1.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard 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
7.5.1782Sailed with convoyBWAS-1714
21.4.1783

Paid off

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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:849A Social History of Midshipmen and Quarterdeck Boys in the Royal Navy, 1761-1831Samantha CavellThesis
IPCIndividual's Passing Certificate Document
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
ref:1065The Glorious First of June: Fleet Battle in the Reign of TerrorSam WillisBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
B103Battles of the British Navy Vol IJoseph AllenDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Sunday 16th of December 2018 10:57David DrewettWilliam Nowell (d.1828)
Saturday 15th of December 2018 01:16Colorado OceanBritish ketch 'Quaker' (1671) (10)
Friday 14th of December 2018 08:36CyBritish gun-brig 'Conquest' (1794) (12)
Friday 14th of December 2018 05:11Tim OakleyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Leda' (1800) (38)
Friday 14th of December 2018 05:03Tim OakleyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Leda' (1800) (38)