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6048
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1.1732/33BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down9.1733BWAS-1714
Acquired31.3.1736BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.6.1739BWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60-Gunner (1733)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked16.2.1744/45BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel116' 10"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,065 2594Tons BM 

Armament


31.3.1736Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733400Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.6.1739 - 14.2.1739/40Captain
Thomas TrefusisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 6/15/184
BWAS-1714
15.2.1739/40 - 16.9.1740Captain
Aubrey BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
Transfered ADM 6/15/248
BWAS-1714
16.9.1740 - 8.5.1742Captain
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
ADM 6/16/331
ODNB
26.5.1744 - 15.10.1744Captain
Warwick CalmadyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1757
ADM 6/16/311
BWAS-1714
16.10.1744 - 16.2.1744/45Captain
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
ADM 6/16/363
ADM 6/16

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.6.1739 - 3.3.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Jacob EltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 13.3.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1745
ADM 6/15/256
ADM 6/15
14.3.1739/40 - 19.2.1740/41Second Lieutenant
John GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/261
ADM 6/15
14.3.1739/40 - 24.2.1741/42Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Benjamin FerrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1743
ADM 6/15/261
ADM 6/15
20.2.1740/41 - 24.2.1741/42Second Lieutenant
Best MihellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1755
ADM 6/15/12
Confirmed 10.2.1741/42
ADM 6/16
25.2.1741/42 - 8.5.1742First Lieutenant
Best MihellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1755
ADM 6/16/24
ADM 6/15
25.2.1741/42 - 8.5.1742Second Lieutenant
Benjamin FerrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1743
ADM 6/16/23
ADM 6/15
30.6.1744 - 16.2.1744/45First Lieutenant
Richard FarishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1747
ADM 6/16/331
ADM 6/16
9.7.1744 - 16.2.1744/45Second Lieutenant
John CrispoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1771
ADM 6/16/336
ADM 6/16

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.12.1739 - 25.10.1740Midshipman
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
Transfered ADM 107/3/556
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
24.7.1739Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14963.11.8dBWAS-1714
7.1740Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
7.1.1741Action of January 7 1741
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
8.5.1742Paid offADM 51
18.11.1744Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
16.2.1744/45Wrecked on a reef near Sandy Island in St John's Roads, AntgiuaBWAS-1714

 

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