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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.3.1745/46BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.1746BWAS-1714
Named11.4.1747BWAS-1714
Launched10.7.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.7.1747BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardKing's Yard - Harwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1745 Establishment 50-Gunner (1745)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John BarnardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1740-1782
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold2.1.1759BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel117' 8 ½"Imperial Feet35.6743 
Breadth41' 2"Imperial Feet12.5476 
Depth in Hold17' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,061 694Tons BM 

Armament


10.7.1747Broadside 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
1745350Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.7.1747 - 10.6.1749Captain
Thomas NoelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1756
ADM 6/17/242
BWAS-1714
9.1.1751/52 - 26.2.1756Captain
Henry DennisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1757
Transfered ADM 6/18/21
BWAS-1714
31.8.1756 - 8.4.1757Captain
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1800
Transfered ADM 6/18/305
Issued by
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
ADM 6/18

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1.1751/52 - 4.6.1755Commodore
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
BWAS-1714
4.6.1755 - 1756Rear-Admiral of the White
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.7.1747 - 31.7.1748Second Lieutenant
John BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1779
Transfered ADM 6/17/242
ADM 6/19
11.7.1747 - 31.7.1749Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas WillisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1763
ADM 6/17/243
ADM 6/19
21.1.1751/52 - 29.10.1752Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William YongeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1755
ADM 6/18/22
ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1747Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
21.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.6.1749Paid offADM 51
11.1751Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1.1752RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1752Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7012.13.4dBWAS-1714
5.1752Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1756Ordered homeBWAS-1714
27.8.1756Paid offADM 51
21.11.1758SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1.1759Sold at Chatham for £74BWAS-1714

 

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