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Panther -> 1745 Panther Hulk

553
Nominal Guns54
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.1.1713/14
Keel Laid Down11.12.1713
Launched26.4.1716
First Commissioned29.1.1716/17
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-Gunner (1706)
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold26.4.1768

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck131' 1 ½"Imperial Feet39.9415 
Length of Keel108' 3 ½"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Breadth35' 3"Imperial Feet10.6832 
Depth in Hold14' 4"Imperial Feet4.2926 
Burthen715 7094Tons BM 

Armament


1717Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1717280EstablishmentBWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.1.1716/17 - 9.12.1717Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1746
ADM 6/12/85
BWAS-1603
21.6.1720 - 15.5.1723Captain
Samuel AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1747
ADM 6/12/205
BWAS-1603
10.8.1739 - 6.9.1740Captain
James RycaultBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1758
Transfered ADM 6/15/210
BWAS-1603

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.1.1716/17 - 19.12.1717First Lieutenant
Humphrey HaycockeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1734
ADM 6/12/85
ADM 6/12
29.1.1716/17 - 19.12.1717Second Lieutenant
John StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1718
ADM 6/12/85
ADM 6/12
7.7.1720 - 15.5.1723Second Lieutenant
Randolph BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1723
ADM 6/15/209
ADM 6/12
4.12.1721 - 15.5.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Mathew NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1738
ADM 6/15/23
ADM 6/13
31.8.1739 - 16.3.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
The Hon. John BerminghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/15/218
ADM 6/15
17.3.1739/40 - 26.9.1740Second Lieutenant
The Hon. John BerminghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/263
ADM 6/15
20.8.1740 - 26.9.1740First Lieutenant
Ashby UttingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1743
ADM 6/15/323
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 10.4.1741First Lieutenant
John MallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1741
ADM 6/15/338
ADM 6/15
21.2.1740/41 - 13.4.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Wheeler HoultBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1749
ADM 6/15/385
ADM 6/15
14.4.1741 - 18.10.1743Second Lieutenant
Wheeler HoultBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1749
ADM 6/15/410
ADM 6/15
14.4.1741 - 8.6.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander BlythBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1748
ADM 6/15/410
ADM 6/15
9.6.1741 - 18.10.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Augustus LafiterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1745
ADM 6/16/231
Confirmed 19.10.1743
ADM 6/16

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1714/15 - 1715Purser
Amity ClutterbuckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
1728 - 23.2.1727/28Carpenter
Richard SharpeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1728-1730
ADM 6/13/196
ADM 6/13
29.7.1741 - 25.9.1744Purser
William de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
ADM 6/16/315
Confirmed 2.6.1744
ADM 6/16

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.6.1726 - 22.10.1726Volunteer-per-order
Richard MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1732
ADM 107/3/209
ADM 107/3
23.10.1726 - 2.10.1727Midshipman Ordinary
Richard MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1732
Transfered ADM 107/3/209
ADM 107/3
1.9.1740 - 20.9.1743Midshipman
Thomas CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1743
ADM 107/3/509
ADM 107/3

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1716/17 - 11.12.1717Unknown
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
NMM-GRI
27.6.1723 - 13.9.1724Able Seaman
John JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1728
Transfered ADM 107/3/187
ADM 107/3
24.10.1739 - 1.9.1740Able Seaman
Thomas CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1743
ADM 107/3/509
ADM 107/3
2.7.1740 - 26.11.1740Servant
James CrowcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1750
Transfered ADM 6/86/148
ADM 6/86
20.9.1743 - 18.10.1743Able Seaman
Thomas CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1743
ADM 107/3/509
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1717In the BalticBWAS-1603
22.2.1716/17Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £9230.9.4dBWAS-1603
9.12.1717Paid offADM 51
9.1720small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3613.3.0dBWAS-1603
1721In the BalticBWAS-1603
1722

Sailed to Newfoundland with a convoy

BWAS-1603
15.5.1723Paid offADM 51
4.1733Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
8.1733Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2311.8.8dBWAS-1603
12.9.1739

Recommissioned for the Western Approaches

BWAS-1603
6.1741Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1742At NaplesBWAS-1603
18.10.1743Paid offADM 51
9.1.1743/44Ordered converted to a hulk "in the room of the Success"BWAS-1603
11.1744Began refitting at UnknownBWAS-1603
5.1745Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels HulkBWAS-1714
5.1745Renamed Panther HulkBWAS-1714
5.1745Completed refitting at a cost of £3032.8.8dBWAS-1603
25.11.1756Surveyed, no repair recordedBWAS-1603
19.4.1766Ordered to be sold for £235BWAS-1603
26.4.1768Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
 

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