Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1776BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.5.1777BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPorcupine ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
Constructor Adams & BarnardBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck114' 5"Imperial Feet34.7563 
Length of Keel94' 6"Imperial Feet28.6893 
Breadth32' 2"Imperial Feet9.779 
Depth in Hold10' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen520 994Tons BM 


24.4.1777Broadside Weight = 105 Imperial Pound ( 47.6175 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1776160Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

6.5.1777 - 26.11.1779CaptainHenry Lloyd (d.1792) ADM 6/21/283BWAS-171426.11.1779 - 5.1.1780CaptainWilliam Lockhart (d.1800) ADM 6/22/53BWAS-17145.1.1780 - 1.11.1780CaptainThomas Haynes (c.1732-1789) ADM 6/22/74BWAS-17141.11.1780 - 2.8.1781CaptainCuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810): on board from 20.12.1780 ADM 6/22/480
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 15.6.1782

Service History

8.1776Began building at Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1714
24.4.1777Completed building at Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards at a cost of £5623.11.10dBWAS-1714
24.4.1777fitting at Unknown at a cost of £3545.0.7dBWAS-1714
1778Off FinisterreBWAS-1714
1779Off the Portugese coastBWAS-1714
8.1779Began coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
9.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3211.4.6dBWAS-1714
13.4.1780Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
9.12.1780Took the Privateer La Marquise de Saint-Pern
22.7.1781Took the Privateer Le Cerf Volant (6)
2.8.1781Wrecked off the Morant Keys, Jamaica in a hurricaneBWAS-1714


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