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5436
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured14.10.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.12.1748BWAS-1714
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassSceptre Class (1747)NNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1728-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold25.11.1760BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck174' 10"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel149' 10"Imperial Feet45.4152 
Breadth47' 2 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold20' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Burthen1,776 1794Tons BM 

Armament


1748Broadside Weight = 790 Imperial Pound ( 358.265 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1748650 BWAS-1714

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.12.1748 - 25.4.1749Captain
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
ADM 6/17/415
BWAS-1714
25.4.1749 - 20.12.1750Captain
Robert HarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1783
ADM 6/17/459
ADM 6/17
20.12.1750 - 14.11.1752Captain
John AmherstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1778
ADM 6/17/539
ADM 6/17
16.1.1753 - 4.2.1755Captain
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
Transfered ADM 6/18/53
BWAS-1714
4.2.1755 - 16.12.1756Captain
Abraham NorthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1780
ADM 6/18/128
BWAS-1714
16.12.1755 - 16.4.1756Captain
Wittewronge TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
Transfered ADM 6/18/219
ADM 6/18
3.5.1756 - 4.4.1757Captain
George Brydges RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
Transfered ADM 6/18/260
BWAS-1714
27.1.1757 - 9.9.1758Captain
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
ADM 6/18/349
BWAS-1714
5.7.1759 - 6.10.1760Captain
Lachlan LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1761
ADM 6/19/76
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.2.1755 - 5.1756Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Savage MostynBritish
Naval Sailor
Transfered ADM 107/5/49
BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.12.1748 - 23.1.1751/52Third Lieutenant
James BrydgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1752
ADM 6/17/415
ADM 6/17
16.1.1753 - 28.1.1755First Lieutenant
Richard BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1756
ADM 6/18/53
ADM 6/18
16.1.1753 - 6.2.1755Second Lieutenant
John MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1760
Transfered ADM 6/18/53
ADM 6/18
6.2.1755 - 7.1.1756First Lieutenant
Richard BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1756
ADM 6/18/133
ADM 6/18
18.1.1757 - 23.4.1757Second Lieutenant
William BrograveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1762
ADM 6/18/345
ADM 6/18
20.7.1759 - 23.10.1759Fifth Lieutenant
Joseph LashBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1778
ADM 6/19/80
ADM 6/19
23.10.1759 - 6.10.1760Third Lieutenant
Joseph LashBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1778
ADM 6/19/106
ADM 6/19

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.2.1756 - 3.5.1756Midshipman
Lord William ForresterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1757
ADM 107/4/361
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1748Surveyed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
30.9.1748Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17555.16.8dBWAS-1714
12.1748Commissioned as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
12.1748Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1748/49Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7789.13.11dBWAS-1714
1751Carried troops to MinorcaBWAS-1714
14.11.1752Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/18
1.1753Recommissioned as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1754Carried troops to GibraltarBWAS-1714
17.5.1757Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
28.2.1758Battle of Cartagena
9.9.1758Paid offADM 51
7.1759Recommissioned for harbour dutyBWAS-1714
6.10.1760

Paid off

BWAS-1714
24.10.1760SurveyedBWAS-1714
25.11.1760Sold at Woolwich for £1,065BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.4.1755-4.11.1755Fleet for North America
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
 
 

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