Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down2.4.1743BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.5.1744BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor John OkillBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel102' 4 ½"Imperial Feet31.1023 
Breadth36' 2"Imperial Feet10.9813 
Depth in Hold15' 5 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen712 1394Tons BM 


29.6.1744Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1741250Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers

11.5.1744 - 19.2.1744/45Captain William Fielding (d.1773) ADM 6/16/307BWAS-171420.2.1744/45 - 13.3.1745/46Captain Richard Haddock (d.1749) ADM 6/16/445BWAS-171414.3.1745/46 - 1.9.1749Captain William Boys (1700-1774) ADM 6/17/72BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

27.8.1745 - 1.4.1746First Lieutenant James Abercrombie ADM 6/16/535ADM 6/16

Service History

20.10.1745Took the Snow La Parfaite (10) in the North SeaBG
4.1746Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
11.1746Arrived in the East IndiesBWAS-1714
1749Returned homeBWAS-1714
1.9.1749Paid off at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 106
2.6.1759Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
21.6.1759Sold for £403BWAS-1714


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 31st of October 2020 10:17Michael Burke Henry Burke (d.1805)
Saturday 31st of October 2020 09:54CyBritish Third Rate galleon 'Philip and Mary' (1556) (39)
Saturday 31st of October 2020 09:40CyBritish cutter 'Expedition' (1778) (10)
Saturday 31st of October 2020 09:26Tim Oakley Perry Dumaresq (1788-1839)
Friday 30th of October 2020 17:25Dennis QuintonBritish cutter 'Expedition' (1778) (10)