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Phoenix

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.11.1742BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down3.12.1742BWAS-1714
Launched27.7.1743BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 20-Gunner (1741)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John GreavesBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold9.12.1762BWAS-1714

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
27.7.1743 - 13.3.1743/44Captain
Thomas BrodrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1759
Transfered ADM 6/16/200
ADM 6/16
14.3.1743/44 - 13.6.1744Captain
Lord Thomas BertieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1744
BWAS-1714
14.6.1744 - 17.7.1744Captain
Edmund TollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/321
BWAS-1714
18.7.1744 - 30.4.1745Captain
Blumfield BarradallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/342
ADM 6/16
1.5.1745 - 5.7.1745Captain
Richard JasperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1753
ADM 6/17/63
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 13.2.1745/46
BWAS-1714
5.7.1745 - 30.4.1748Captain
Hugh ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/393
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 25.10.1748
BWAS-1714
30.4.1748 - 29.12.1748Captain
Augustus John HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1778
ADM 6/17/428
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 6.1.1748/49
BWAS-1714
2.1.1751/52 - 22.5.1756Captain
Augustus John HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1778
Transfered ADM 6/18/20
ADM 6/18
8.5.1756 - 21.5.1756Captain
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1766
: on board from c.22.5.1756 ADM 6/18/263
ADM 6/18
21.5.1756 - 26.6.1756Captain
Jervis MaplesdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1727
Transfered ADM 6/18/381
ADM 6/18
27.9.1759 - 12.1762Lieutenant
Isaac CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1762
ADM 6/19/99
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.12.1745 - 21.8.1746Lieutenant
Joseph FraineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1763
Transfered ADM 6/17/165
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1746
ADM 6/17
9.4.1748 - 29.12.1748Lieutenant
Peter FoulkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1780
ADM 6/17/428
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 3.1.1748/49
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
1745Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Ship
29.12.1748

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 106
6.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1749Began small repair at UnknownBWAS-1714
30.5.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
9.1749Completed small repair at a cost of £1170.4.5dBWAS-1714
1.1752RecommissionedBWAS-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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