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581
Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.6.1736B028
Keel Laid Down8.1738B028
Launched6.4.1741B028
First Commissioned25.3.1741B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1733 Establishment 50-Gunner (1733)B028
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up6.1747B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Length of Keel109' 10 ⅞"Imperial Feet33.2454 
Breadth38' 6"Imperial Feet11.6015 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Burthen866 4494Tons BM 

Armament


6.4.1741Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733300Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1741 - 19.8.1742Captain
Charles WyndhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1747
ADM 6/16/403
BWAS-1714
20.8.1742 - 30.12.1742Captain
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
Transfered ADM 6/16/89
ADM 1
25.1.1742/43 - 3.9.1744Captain
Edward HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1747
ADM 6/16/139
BWAS-1714
4.9.1744 - 4.1.1745/46Captain
Thomas PhilpottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1746
Transfered ADM 6/17/129
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 16.7.1746
ADM 6/17
4.1.1745/46 - 20.4.1747Captain
Joseph LingenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1748
ADM 6/17/219
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
, North America
Confirmed 18.4.1747
ADM 6/17

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1741 - 15.6.1741First Lieutenant
The Hon. John BerminghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/15/404
ADM 6/15
27.3.1741 - 6.9.1742Second Lieutenant
Thomas FincherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/404
ADM 6/15
13.4.1741 - 6.9.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John SeldenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/16/409
ADM 6/15
7.9.1742 - 25.11.1742Second Lieutenant
John SeldenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
Transfered ADM 6/16/96
ADM 6/16
21.2.1742/43 - 6.3.1742/43Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry PrettieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1768
Transfered ADM 6/16/151
ADM 6/16
7.7.1745 - 20.4.1747Second Lieutenant
John ClappBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1747
ADM 6/17/195
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 31.1.1746/47
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1740/41Commissioned for AfricaBWAS-1714
15.5.1741Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £18543.4.3dBWAS-1714
1743Returned homeBWAS-1714
1744Sailed to BarbadosBWAS-1714
1746Convoy escort home from the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
10.8.1746Action of 10th Aug. 1746
20.4.1747Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
6.5.1747Ordered to be broken up by the AdmiraltyBWAS-1714
6.1747Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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