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6078
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.1.1751/52BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down27.1.1751/52BWAS-1714
Named20.2.1751/52BWAS-1714
Launched7.10.1752BWAS-1714
First Commissioned13.2.1753BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassFly ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Adam HayesBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748-1785
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold16.1.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Length of Keel64' 1 ½"Imperial Feet19.5199 
Breadth20' 4 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward5' 4"Imperial Feet1.6256 
Draught Aft6' 9"Imperial Feet2.0574 
Burthen141 5694Tons BM 

Armament


7.10.1752Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
175250Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.2.1753 - 18.10.1758Commander
George TindallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1763
ADM 6/18/59
BWAS-1714
2.6.1760 - 18.1.1762Commander
George DouthwaiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1762
ADM 6/19/170
BWAS-1714
9.7.1763 - 10.2.1764Commander
William LeaverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1749
ADM 6/19/519
ADM 6/19
10.2.1764 - 17.2.1767Commander
Thomas PasleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
ADM 6/20/6
BWAS-1714
17.2.1767 - 30.5.1770Captain
Charles LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1775
ADM 6/20/156
BWAS-1714
30.5.1770 - 3.6.1773Commander
James JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1764
ADM 6/20/279
BWAS-1714
3.6.1773 - 8.3.1776Commander
John HenshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1776
ADM 6/20/498
BWAS-1714
8.3.1776 - 12.9.1776Commander
Roger WillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
ADM 6/21/167
BWAS-1714
12.9.1776 - 18.6.1778Commander
Edward Vernon YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1778
ADM 6/21/212
BWAS-1714
18.6.1778 - 19.5.1781Commander
John ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1784
Transfered ADM 6/21/425
BWAS-1714
28.7.1781 - 30.4.1782Commander
Augustus MontgomeryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1794
ADM 6/22/446
Issued by
George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
ADM 6/22

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1775 - 1776Midshipman
William BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1814
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Service History


DateEventSource
27.1.1752Began building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
7.10.1752Completed building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2467.11.9dBWAS-1714
7.10.1752Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
2.1753Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1714
18.3.1753Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1162.12.7dBWAS-1714
8.5.1757Took the Privateer
La Marquise de Galifet 1757-1757
French Privateer

28.12.1758Took the Privateer
Le Vendanguer 1758-1758
French Privateer

6.1760RecommissionedBWAS-1714
15.1.1762

Paid off

ADM 51
19.4.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1776At CharlestonBWAS-1714
5.1777Off DunkirkBWAS-1714
5.1778In the Downs squadronBWAS-1714
8.1778fitting at Unknown at a cost of £269.18.9dBWAS-1714
11.1780Surveyed at Sheerness and laid upBWAS-1714
30.4.1782Paid offADM 51
16.1.1783Sold at Sheerness for £300BWAS-1714

 

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