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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned5.1744BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1747BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck105' 6"Imperial Feet32.0345 
Length of Keel83' 8"Imperial Feet25.3661 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Burthen396 994Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1744150 BWAS-1714

2 Ship Commanders

12.5.1744 - 10.9.1744Captain
George ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/491
11.9.1744 - 10.5.1747Captain
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
ADM 6/17/408
Confirmed 18.11.1748

1 Commissioned Officer

12.5.1744 - 10.7.1745Lieutenant
Samuel GibbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1752
Transfered ADM 6/17/30
Confirmed 6.12.1745
ADM 6/17

Service History

12.5.1744Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2500.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.5.1744Commissioned at JamaicaBWAS-1714
10.5.1747Paid offADM 51


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