Pembroke Prize

Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Merchantman brig 'Santiago' (1740) (8)
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck79' 10"Imperial Feet24.0792 
Length of Keel65' 10"Imperial Feet19.812 
Breadth23' 8"Imperial Feet7.0781 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen196 1394Tons BM 


9.1740Broadside Weight = 19 Imperial Pound ( 8.6168 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
9.174080 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers

27.9.1740 - 18.2.1740/41CommanderAshby Utting (d.1745/46) ADM 6/15/338ADM 6/1519.2.1740/41 - 24.10.1742CommanderRichard Watkins (d.1770) ADM 6/15/382BWAS-171424.10.1742 - 14.4.1743CommanderHenry Stewart (d.1746)BWAS-171416.4.1743 - 1.6.1743CommanderEdward Pratten (c.1715-1763) ADM 6/16/206
Commission confirmed 8.8.1743

3 Commissioned Officers

27.9.1740 - 18.2.1740/41LieutenantJohn Bermingham (d.1746) ADM 6/15/339ADM 6/1519.2.1740/41 - 3.2.1742/43LieutenantJohn Playters (d.1746) ADM 6/15/382ADM 6/1524.2.1742/43 - 25.1.1743/44LieutenantThomas Somers ADM 6/16/190
Commission confirmed 17.6.1743
ADM 6/16

Service History

9.1740Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
11.9.1740Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.12.1740Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £2390.1.7dBWAS-1714
13.3.1742/43Sold at Deptford for £201BWAS-1714
4.1743Ordered homeBWAS-1714
6.8.1743Ordered to be sold and replacedBWAS-1714
25.1.1743/44Paid offADM 51


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive

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