Fox

5552
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.3.1723/24BWAS-1714
Launched18.11.1727BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.11.1727BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor Richard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up1.1738BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel87' 9"Imperial Feet26.5503 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen374 4994Tons BM 

Armament


18.11.1727Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719140Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.11.1727 - 6.8.1732Captain Thomas Arnold (1679-1737) ADM 6/13/175BWAS-171428.11.1732 - 12.8.1736Captain Henry Reddish (d.1742) ADM 6/14/129BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.11.1727 - 10.9.1728Lieutenant William Boutflower (d.1733) ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1310.9.1728 - 6.8.1732Lieutenant Francis Wakeman (d.1741) ADM 6/14/220ADM 6/1328.11.1732 - 17.5.1735Lieutenant William Luther (d.1735) ADM 6/15/129ADM 6/1427.7.1736 - 12.8.1736Lieutenant Bosville Williams (c.1692-bef.1757) ADM 6/15/30ADM 6/15

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
26.11.1732 - 29.11.1734Master Bosville Williams (c.1692-bef.1757) ADM 107/3/305ADM 107/329.11.1734 - 12.8.1736Master John Cumberland (c.1705-?) ADM 107/3/320ADM 107/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
8.9.1734 - 28.11.1734Master's Mate John Cumberland (c.1705-?) ADM 107/3/320ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1727

Commissioned for Province of South Carolina

BWAS-1714
18.11.1727building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £6426.4.8dBWAS-1714
7.1730

At Deptford requesting new shrouds.

ADM 106
11.1731

Careened and refited at Province of South Carolina

ADM 106
6.8.1732

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1733

Commissioned for Barbados

BWAS-1714
1736Ordered homeBWAS-1714
12.8.1736

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.2.1736/37SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.1738

Breaking up completed at Deptford Dockyard

BWAS-1714

 

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