Nominal Guns42BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned14.4.1712BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar GroupBWAS-1714
ConstructorBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild19.12.1722BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Length of Keel76' 9"Imperial Feet23.2029 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen276Tons BM 


25.4.1712Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1710115Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

14.4.1712 - 16.6.1713CommanderTyrwit Cyley (d.1751) ADM 6/11/205BWAS-171417.6.1713 - 13.12.1714CaptainTyrwit Cyley (d.1751) ADM 6/11/263BWAS-171414.12.1714 - 9.1716Captain and MasterTyrwit Cyley (d.1751) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1215.1.1717/18 - bef.19.12.1722CaptainThomas Whitney (d.1741) ADM 6/12/109BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers

19.4.1712 - 13.12.1714LieutenantEdward Gregory (d.1743) ADM 6/11/206ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 6.1.1714/15LieutenantEdward Gregory (d.1743) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/127.1.1714/15 - 9.1716LieutenantBenjamin Young (d.1754) ADM 6/12/16ADM 6/12

Service History

1714Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Ship
9.1716Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1716Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1302.12.9dBWAS-1714
1718Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1722Surveyed at DeptfordBWAS-1714
19.12.1722Broken up at Woolwich to be rebuiltBWAS-1714


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Tuesday 28th of January 2020 14:19BriannabooftAmbuscade vs Bayonnaise
Tuesday 28th of January 2020 09:43Admiral Hawke 
Tuesday 28th of January 2020 08:22Peter GrenvilleRichard Grenville (1542-1591)
Monday 27th of January 2020 05:19John HanrahanBritish hired ship 'Increase' (1645) (36)
Thursday 23rd of January 2020 02:42Mark BiegaJohn Chilcott