Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish fireship 'Phoenix' (1709) (8)
Keel Laid Down4.1727BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey
Ship Class1719 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor John HaywardBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel87' 10"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen375 594Tons BM 


16.1.1727/28Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1719140Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders

11.1.1727/28 - 23.4.1731Captain Arthur Jones (d.1731)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/14/185BWAS-171424.11.1731 - 6.7.1734Captain William Douglas (d.1741) ADM 6/14/92BWAS-17146.9.1737 - 23.4.1742Captain Charles Fanshawe (d.1757) ADM 6/15/78BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers

16.1.1727/28 - 21.11.1728Lieutenant Franklyn Lushington (d.1742/43) Transfered ADM 6/14/188ADM 6/1323.11.1728 - 23.11.1731Lieutenant Sebastian Bishop (d.1746) ADM 6/14/25
Confirmed 26.4.1729
ADM 6/14
24.11.1731 - 23.8.1732Lieutenant Richard Baker ADM 6/14/92ADM 6/1424.8.1732 - 6.7.1734Lieutenant Robert Roundtree ADM 6/14/190
Confirmed 7.6.1734
ADM 6/14
6.9.1737 - 20.11.1737Lieutenant Simon Lyon (d.1741) ADM 6/15/78ADM 6/15

Service History

16.1.1727/28building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4752.19.11dBWAS-1714
1731Commissioned for Home WatersBWAS-1714

Paid off

1732Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1734Returned home to pay offBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51
5.1735Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
12.1735Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £988.10.1dBWAS-1714
1738Off CarolinaBWAS-1714
1739Off CarolinaBWAS-1714
1740Off CarolinaBWAS-1714
4.1740Attack on St. Augustine
6.1740Operations in GeorgiaBWAS-1714
4.1742Returned homeBWAS-1714
23.4.1742Paid offADM 51
5.1742Surveyed and condemnedBWAS-1714
11.1742Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
28.6.1744Sold at Woolwich for £201BWAS-1714


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

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Sunday 18th of April 2021 05:03Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Elisabeth' (1722)
Sunday 18th of April 2021 04:45Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Mars' (1740) (64)
Sunday 18th of April 2021 03:21Albert ParkerBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Deptford' (1732) (60)
Friday 16th of April 2021 22:46Adam William Scott
Wednesday 14th of April 2021 09:08CyFrench First Rate ship of the line 'L'Hercule' (1836) (100)