Prince Edward

5936
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.6.1744BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down13.7.1744BWAS-1714
Named21.8.1745BWAS-1714
Launched2.9.1745BWAS-1714
First Commissioned20.8.1745
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 44-Gunner
ConstructorHenry BirdBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold16.9.1766BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel102' 3"Imperial Feet31.1277 
Breadth36' 2"Imperial Feet10.9813 
Depth in Hold15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Burthen711 4894Tons BM 

Armament


2.9.1745Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741250Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1745 - 1.7.1746CaptainThe Hon. William Montague (1720-1757) ADM 6/16/531BWAS-17142.7.1746 - 7.3.1746/47CaptainJustinian Nutt (d.1758) ADM 6/17/122ADM 6/177.3.1746/47 - 12.9.1748CaptainJohn Simcoe (d.1759) ADM 6/17/205BWAS-171418.7.1755 - 4.1.1757CaptainJohn Evans (1717-1794) ADM 6/18/181BWAS-17144.1.1757 - 4.5.1761CaptainWilliam Fortescue (d.1775) ADM 6/18/340BWAS-17144.5.1761 - 1762CaptainThomas Willis (d.1766) ADM 6/19/312BWAS-171426.8.1763 - 22.11.1764CaptainCharles Lucas (d.1773) ADM 6/19/530BWAS-171420.4.1765 - 6.1766CaptainThe Hon. William Cornwallis (1744-1819) ADM 6/20/72BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.8.1745 - 2.7.1746Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsDaniel Molineux ADM 6/16/534ADM 6/1630.9.1746 - 13.3.1746/47Second LieutenantDaniel Molyneux Cook (d.1750) ADM 6/17/158ADM 6/1713.3.1746/47 - 27.1.1747/48First LieutenantDaniel Molyneux Cook (d.1750) ADM 6/17/207ADM 6/1727.1.1747/48 - 12.9.1748First LieutenantJospeh Carew (d.bef.1754) ADM 6/17/315ADM 6/1721.10.1757 - 16.1.1759Third LieutenantDaniel Butler (d.bef.1768) ADM 6/18/447ref:898

Service History


DateEventSource
2.9.1745building at Rotherhithe at a cost of £8072.5.0dBWAS-1714
2.9.1745Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
30.9.1745Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £5160.8.4dBWAS-1714
12.9.1748

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 106
18.11.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1752Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.1753Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £5809.13.3dBWAS-1714
7.1755RecommissionedBWAS-1714
24.8.1757Prince Edward v French Frigate
29.12.1758Present at the capture of GoreeBWAS-1714
29.12.1758Capture of Goree
14.2.1759Took the Privateer Chevreuil
24.6.1761Sailed with a convoy for the LevantBWAS-1714
1762Paid off (possibly in 1763 instead)BWAS-1714
8.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
14.12.1763Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1765Still at JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.1766Paid offBWAS-1714
16.9.1766Sold for £450BWAS-1714

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1758/10/161759/03/01Expedition against Île de GoréeAugustus Keppel (1725-1786)
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Monday 12th of November 2018 20:41Roger HutchinsPascoe Dunn
Monday 12th of November 2018 20:17Roger HutchinsBritish sloop 'Tuscan' (1808) (16)
Monday 12th of November 2018 20:00Roger HutchinsWilliam Ody
Monday 12th of November 2018 17:52Carole MasonJohn Mathison (d.1764)
Sunday 11th of November 2018 23:09Admiral HawkeChevalier Louis-Philippe de Rigaud (Comte de Vaudreuil) (1724-1802)