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Sutherland

584
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.4.1740BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.7.1740BWAS-1714
Launched14.10.1741BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.10.1741BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 50-Gunner (1733)BWAS-1714
Constructor
James TaylorBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold5.6.1770BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Length of Keel108' 3"Imperial Feet32.9279 
Breadth38' 6"Imperial Feet11.6015 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Burthen853 4494Tons BM 

Armament


14.10.1741Broadside 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

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.10.1741 - 19.2.1741/42Captain
Robert MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/463
ADM 6/15
20.2.1741/42 - 3.4.1743Captain
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
Transfered ADM 6/16/16
ODNB
4.4.1743 - aft.16.10.1747Captain
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 6/16/166
BWAS-1714
bef.21.12.1747 - 6.5.1748Captain
Hugh PalliserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1779
BWAS-1714
6.5.1748 - 9.9.1748Captain
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 6/17/390
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 18.10.1748
ADM 6/17
8.10.1755 - 12.5.1758Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/18/199
BWAS-1714
12.5.1758 - 3.4.1760Captain
John RousBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1747
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/19/146
Issued by
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
, North America
Confirmed 12.3.1760
BWAS-1714
14.4.1760 - 1.10.1760Captain
Benjamin CliveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1762
ADM 6/19/158
BWAS-1714
1.10.1760 - 14.3.1762Captain
Julian LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
Transfered ADM 6/19/555
Issued by , North America
Confirmed 13.12.1763
BWAS-1714
3.3.1762 - 24.2.1763Captain
Michael EverittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1776
ADM 6/19/467
Issued by
George Brydges RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 3.3.1763
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1757Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1762
ADM 107/1/204
BWAS-1714

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.4.1743 - 10.11.1743Second Lieutenant
The Hon. John BerminghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/16/168
ADM 6/16
11.11.1743 - 15.10.1744First Lieutenant
The Hon. John BerminghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/239
ADM 6/16
11.11.1743 - 6.11.1744Second Lieutenant
Samuel PitchfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1747
ADM 6/16/239
ADM 6/16
29.10.1744 - 10.4.1747Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Walter DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1747
ADM 6/16/376
ADM 6/16
7.11.1744 - 4.4.1747First Lieutenant
Samuel PitchfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/381
ADM 6/16
5.5.1746 - 10.4.1747Second Lieutenant
George PeardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1762
ADM 6/17/383
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 13.9.1748
ADM 6/17
10.4.1747 - 28.5.1747Second Lieutenant
William RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747
ADM 6/17/388
Issued by
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 4.10.1748
ADM 6/17
10.4.1747 - 5.5.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Hugh RobertsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1759
Transfered ADM 6/17/442
Issued by
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 14.2.1748/49
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.1741Completed at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £10449.5.0dBWAS-1714
14.10.1741Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
13.1.1741/42Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5240.18.8dBWAS-1714
17.6.1742

Arrived at Newfoundland Colony , where the captain, John Byng became the Governor

ODNB
1743To the Western ApproachesBWAS-1714
1744In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1745Sailed to Africa and then to BarbadosBWAS-1714
1746Sailed to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
9.9.1748

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 6/18
10.2.1748/49

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
5.9.1750SurveyedBWAS-1714
20.9.1750The Admiralty ordered that she be repairedBWAS-1714
2.1753Completed great repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £19091.9.11dBWAS-1714
3.1755Began great repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
10.1755RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1756Sailed to the Baltic with a convoyBWAS-1714
6.11.1756Sailed to Virginia with a convoyBWAS-1714
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
1759At Quebec and then home at the end of the yearBWAS-1714
25.4.1760Sailed to Quebec with a convoyBWAS-1714
1761In North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.1761To the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
3.6.1761Occupation of Dominica
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
4.1762At JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
24.2.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
23.3.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
17.2.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
27.4.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.5.1770Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
5.6.1770Sold for £600BWAS-1714

 

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