Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.12.1742BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
Designed by Jacob Ackworth (c.1668-1748/49)BWAS-1714
Constructor John GreavesBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck112' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet34.1567 
Length of Keel93' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet28.3655 
Breadth32' 3"Imperial Feet9.7917 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen514 1794Tons BM 


27.7.1743Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

1745Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1741140Design Complement
1745160 BWAS-1714

11 Ship Commanders

27.7.1743 - 13.3.1743/44Captain Thomas Brodrick (1704-1769) Transfered ADM 6/16/200ADM 6/1614.3.1743/44 - 13.6.1744CaptainLord Thomas Bertie (1720-1749)BWAS-171414.6.1744 - 17.7.1744Captain Edmund Toll (1705-1767) Transfered ADM 6/16/321BWAS-171418.7.1744 - 30.4.1745Captain Blumfield Barradall (d.1749) Transfered ADM 6/16/342ADM 6/161.5.1745 - 5.7.1745Captain Richard Jasper (d.1761) ADM 6/17/63
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 13.2.1745/46
5.7.1745 - 30.4.1748Captain Hugh Forbes (c.1709-1750) Transfered ADM 6/17/393
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 25.10.1748
30.4.1748 - 29.12.1748Captain Augustus John Hervey (1724-1779) ADM 6/17/428
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 6.1.1748/49
2.1.1751/52 - 8.5.1756Captain Augustus John Hervey (1724-1779) ADM 6/18/20ADM 6/188.5.1756 - 21.5.1756Captain John Knight (c.1712-1788) ADM 6/18/263ADM 6/1821.5.1756 - 26.6.1756Captain Jervis Maplesden (c.1705-1781) Transfered ADM 6/18/381ADM 6/1827.9.1759 - 12.1762Lieutenant Isaac Crouch (d.1788) ADM 6/19/99BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers

2.12.1745 - 21.8.1746Lieutenant Joseph Fraine (d.1802) Transfered ADM 6/17/165
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1746
ADM 6/17
9.4.1748 - 29.12.1748Lieutenant Peter Foulkes (c.1725-1782) ADM 6/17/428
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 3.1.1748/49
ADM 6/17

Service History

1745Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Ship

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 106
4.1749Began small repair at UnknownBWAS-1714
9.1749Completed small repair at a cost of £1170.4.5dBWAS-1714
3.1752Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
1757Refitted as a Other Vessels Hospital Ship
1757fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £826.0.0dBWAS-1714
15.4.1757Moored as a hospital ship at Tower WharfBWAS-1714
15.11.1762Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
9.12.1762Sold at Deptford for £400BWAS-1714


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