Meredith

5369
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.1763BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter
Sold1.7.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck54' 6"Imperial Feet16.4973 
Length of Keel40' 1 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Breadth19' 9 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Depth in Hold8' 5 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Burthen83 5794Tons BM 

Armament


4.1763Broadside Weight = 11.5 Imperial Pound ( 5.2155 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.176330 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1763 - 14.6.1765LieutenantJohn Owen (d.c.1780)BWAS-17147.1765 - 19.6.1769LieutenantJerrard Selby (d.1781)BWAS-171419.6.1769 - 8.5.1771LieutenantPatrick Leslie (d.1783)BWAS-17141.4.1772 - 5.1775LieutenantBravil Friend (c.1739-1792)BWAS-17145.1775 - 4.1776LieutenantJames Brady (c.1740-1778)BWAS-17144.1776 - 1777LieutenantThomas Bornford Mainwaring (d.c.1780)BWAS-17141778 - 11.8.1780LieutenantJohn Alexander (d.1785)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1763Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
11.4.1763Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.4.1763Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £525.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.1763Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £481.4.3dBWAS-1714
8.5.1771

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.8.1780Paid offADM 51
1.7.1784Sold at Portsmouth for £55BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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