Orford's Prize

Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 1er ordre 'La Gaillarde' (1689) (32)
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1603
Ship ClassGaillarde ClassBWAS-1603
Designed byPierre Masson (d.1720)BWAS-1603
ConstructorPierre Masson (d.1720)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frégate légère 'La Gaillarde' (1709) (24)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel74' 11"Imperial Feet22.5616 
Breadth26' 9"Imperial Feet7.9629 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen283 3494Tons BM 


1708Broadside Weight = 68 Imperial Pound ( 30.838 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1708115 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer

1708 - 27.5.1709CommanderWilliam Collier (d.1736)BWAS-1603

Service History

2.10.1708Taken by OrfordBWAS-1603
27.5.1709Taken off Lundy by two French privateersBWAS-1603


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