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Pomona

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Named23.3.1761BWAS-1714
Captured31.1.1761BWAS-1714
First Commissioned24.3.1761BWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BG
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Founderedc.7.9.1776BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel91' 8"Imperial Feet27.94 
Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen364 2694Tons BM 

Armament


3.1761Broadside Weight = 57 Imperial Pound ( 25.8498 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1761130 BWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.3.1761 - 24.9.1762Commander
John BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1779
ADM 6/19/301
BWAS-1714
24.9.1762 - 5.9.1763Commander
John MilliganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1783
ADM 6/19/439
BWAS-1714
5.9.1763 - 24.10.1766Commander
Francis LynnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1766
ADM 6/19/533
BWAS-1714
24.10.1766 - 26.10.1769Commander
John SymonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1799
ADM 6/20/141
ADM 6/20
26.10.1769 - 18.9.1770Commander
Francis DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1770
ADM 6/20/259
BWAS-1714
18.9.1770 - 21.1.1771Commander
Thomas PasleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
ADM 6/20/291
BWAS-1714
21.1.1771 - 17.8.1773Commander
Henry BryneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1773
ADM 6/20/340
BWAS-1714
21.1.1775 - 20.11.1775Commander
Henry BryneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1773
ADM 6/21/68
ADM 6/21
20.11.1775 - 19.2.1776Lieutenant
Thomas EastwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1776
BWAS-1714
19.2.1776 - 7.9.1776Commander
Thomas EastwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1776
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/21/159
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
27.2.1761Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
21.3.1761Surveyed at DeptfordBWAS-1714
23.3.1761Purchased at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1639.4.10dBWAS-1714
13.5.1761Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3082.18.6dBWAS-1714
26.7.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.8.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
9.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1770At Lough SwillyBWAS-1714
27.4.1773Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
17.8.1773

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.1773Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
5.1774Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4173.12.1dBWAS-1714
1.1775Began fitting at Alexandria - Egypt BWAS-1714
3.1775Completed fitting at Alexandria - Egypt at a cost of £1492.5.0dBWAS-1714
26.4.1775Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
8.1776Missing presumed foundered with all hands in the West IndiesBWAS-1714

 

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