Queenborough

6032
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish yacht 'Queenborough' (1671) (4)
Acquired1718BWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Ward (d.1752)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeYacht
Sold11.7.1777BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck51' 6"Imperial Feet15.6972 
Length of Keel37' 3"Imperial Feet11.2885 
Breadth15' 2 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Depth in Hold6' 7"Imperial Feet2.0066 
Burthen46 494Tons BM 

Armament


1718Broadside Weight = 6 Imperial Pound ( 2.721 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 2-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17187EstablishmentBWAS-1714
177513Establishment as a survey shipBWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1723MasterClement Ives (d.1813)BWAS-17931731Master HoadBWAS-17931733 - 1748MasterRoach FaulknorBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1775Refitted as a 6 gun Other Vessels Survey Vessel


Notes on Ship



Cutter rigged. used by the Commissioners of Sheerness Docyard 1718-1775

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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