Princess Augusta

5959
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously 
Launched1773BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
Shipyard 
Constructor Adam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeYacht BWAS-1714
Sold13.8.1818BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck80' 9"Imperial Feet24.6126 
Length of Keel65' 2 ½"Imperial Feet19.8247 
Breadth23' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet7.0168 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen185 1094Tons BM 

Armament


1771Broadside Weight = 6 Imperial Pound ( 2.721 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 2-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
177140EstablishmentBWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.7.1773 - 30.10.1773Captain Charles Wray (d.1773) ADM 6/20/504ADM 6/201.11.1773 - 29.10.1776CaptainSir Richard Bickerton (1727-1792) ADM 6/20/525ODNB2.11.1780 - 2.7.1781Captain Chichester Fortescue (1750-1820) ADM 6/22/191ADM 6/222.7.1781 - 20.11.1782Captain Richard Murray (c.1734-1789) ADM 6/22/307ADM 6/2220.11.1782 - 30.6.1785Captain Frederick Lewis Maitland (1729/30-1786)ref:122022.12.1786 - 16.12.1786Captain George Vandeput (d.1800) ADM 6/23/371ADM 6/2323.6.1806 - 5.5.1815Captain Charles Ogle (1775-1858)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.4.1778 - 13.5.1778Lieutenant Thomas Hickes (1731-1801)ADM 104

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
18.7.1783 - 2.1793Midshipman Edward Codrington (1770-1851)ref:6164.11.1795 - 5.1795Able Seaman Thomas James Dobson (1771-?)3.12.1799 - 3.7.1800Able SeamanThe Hon. William Cathcart (1782-1804)B125

 

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