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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.9.1743BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down22.11.1743BWAS-1714
Launched4.7.1745BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.7.1745BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 50-Gunner (1741)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1713-1771
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold24.5.1768BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck140' 2 ½"Imperial Feet42.6847 
Length of Keel114' 1"Imperial Feet34.749 
Breadth40' 5 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 2 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen993 2894Tons BM 

Armament


4.7.1745Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741300Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.7.1745 - 28.2.1745/46Captain
Elliott SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1769
ADM 6/16/504
BWAS-1714
1.3.1745/46 - 21.4.1748Captain
Robert PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/17/68
BWAS-1714
21.4.1748 - 23.3.1748/49Captain
Thomas PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1783
ADM 3/17/347
BWAS-1714
21.8.1754 - 1.4.1757Captain
The Hon. Samuel BarringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1794
Transfered ADM 6/18/107
BWAS-1714
2.5.1757 - 5.3.1760Captain
George DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1788
Transfered ADM 6/18/391
BWAS-1714
5.3.1760 - 24.9.1762Captain
William McClevertyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1773
ADM 6/19/143
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
31.3.1746 - 14.7.1747Commodore
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
Transfered ADM 107/2/182
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.8.1748 - 23.3.1748/49Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1763
ADM 6/17/408
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 18.11.1748
ADM 6/17

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.8.1754 - 14.3.1755Master's Mate
William BaconBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1779
ADM 107/4/268
ADM 107/4
1757 - 17.4.1757Unknown
Joseph StevensonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1796
Transfered ADM 36/4799/44
ADM 36
1757 - 19.4.1757Unknown
John StretchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
Transfered ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
1757 - 19.4.1757Unknown
Joshua BlennerhassettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36

44 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1757 - 18.4.1757Unknown
Daniel McCartyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/1499/5
ADM 36
1757 - 19.4.1757Unknown
Christian SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/5
ADM 36
1757 - 19.4.1757Unknown
John ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/5
ADM 36
1757 - 19.4.1757Unknown
John ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
Transfered ADM 36/4799/5
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Lieutenant's Servant
Thomas PearseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/1
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Lieutenant's Servant
John JarvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1757
ADM 36/4799/1
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
James GauchatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Daniel VeasuaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Abraham DecombyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Moses HenshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
James BaileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Thomas OgilvieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Joseph CoatsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John WearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John PoolBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John HudsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Alexander PhilipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Joseph EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
James WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
George TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
James BurchettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
William BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/93
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
William NewbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John RiceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4801/10
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Samuel BurfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
William HillierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Thomas BurfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Robert DoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John MerrittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
William EllisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John WalfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 30.6.1757Unknown
George GoslingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 30.6.1757Unknown
Amos EastwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/3
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 30.6.1757Unknown
John ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/3
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 30.6.1757Unknown
Robert GoodingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/3
ADM 36
19.4.1757 - 30.6.1757Unknown
David WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/3
ADM 36
20.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Joseph RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/4
ADM 36
20.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Dennis FerraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
20.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
Peter CoglandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/2
ADM 36
20.4.1757 - 1757Unknown
John HallumBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4801/166
ADM 35
20.4.1757 - 30.6.1757Unknown
William GriffithsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/3
ADM 36

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1745Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1714
4.7.1745Completed at a cost of £12729.4.0dBWAS-1714
4.7.1745Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
15.8.1745Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5357.16.5dBWAS-1714
31.3.1746Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
5.1746At LouisbourgBWAS-1714
1747In the West IndeasBWAS-1714
5.1747At LouisbourgBWAS-1714
11.1747Left LouisbourgBWAS-1714
1748In North AmericaBWAS-1714
23.3.1748/49

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 6/18
21.1.1749/50Surveyed, no repairBWAS-1714
5.1752Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
5.6.1752SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1753Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7780.12.6dBWAS-1714
23.12.1754Sailed with General BraddockBWAS-1714
1755In North AmericaBWAS-1714
11.8.1755At HalifaxBWAS-1714
1756In North AmericaBWAS-1714
12.7.1756Took the Frigate
2.7.1758Sailed to convoy New England mast shipsBWAS-1714
3.7.1759Bombardment of Le Havre
6.5.1760Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
3.6.1761Occupation of Dominica
12.1761Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
24.3.1762Present at the capture of St LuciaBWAS-1714
6.9.1762SurveyedBWAS-1714
24.9.1762

Paid off

ADM 51
26.10.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.4.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1746-1746British Fleet at Louisbourg
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
 
10.1754-1755Braddock's Expedition
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
 
 

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