Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned14.8.1721BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor Richard StaceyBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck64' 6"Imperial Feet19.5453 
Length of Keel51' 5"Imperial Feet15.6718 
Breadth18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Depth in Hold8' 3"Imperial Feet2.5146 
Burthen91 894Tons BM 


8.1721Broadside Weight = 10 Imperial Pound ( 4.5351 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

9 Commanding Officers

14.8.1721 - 25.1.1725/26Commander Francis Dansays (d.1754): on board from 18.8.1721 ADM 6/13/16BWAS-1714bef.9.5.1726 - 28.8.1727Commander Samuel Mead (d.1776)BWAS-171429.8.1727 - 10.1.1727/28Commander James Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/13/156ADM 6/1311.1.1727/28 - 20.4.1729Commander John Barnsley (d.1753) ADM 6/14/185BWAS-171413.1.1731/32 - 18.4.1732Commander William Parry (d.1753) ADM 6/14/97BWAS-171418.4.1732 - 1733Commander John Dumaresque (c.1692-1763) ADM 6/14/105BWAS-171415.5.1741 - 10.6.1741Commander Frederick Rogers (c.1716-1775) ADM 6/15/417ADM 6/1511.6.1741 - 16.11.1741Commander John Lovett (d.1758) ADM 6/15/426BWAS-171417.11.1741 - 14.1.1741/42Commander Alexander Gordon (d.1743) ADM 6/15/479BWAS-1714

Service History

8.8.1721building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £587.5.2dBWAS-1714
8.8.1721Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1.9.1721Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £126.13.0dBWAS-1714
9.1731Paid offBWAS-1714
14.1.1741/42Wrecked off Aldborough in a stormBWAS-1714


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