Grampus

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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.2.1782BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down3.1781BWAS-1714
Launched8.10.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.1782BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGrampus ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn FisherBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1794BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck148' 1"Imperial Feet45.1109 
Length of Keel121' 8"Imperial Feet36.8905 
Breadth40' 8"Imperial Feet12.3952 
Depth in Hold17' 9 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,070 2594Tons BM 

Armament


9.1782Broadside 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
9.1782350EstablishmentBWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.9.1782 - 5.3.1783CaptainJames Cranstoun (d.1797): on board from 16.9.1782 ADM 6/22/514BWAS-171419.7.1783 - 27.3.1786CaptainEdward Thompson (c.1737-1787) ADM 6/23/98BWAS-171427.3.1786 - 3.5.1786CaptainGeorge Tripp ADM 6/23/323BWAS-171422.11.1790CaptainGeorge Gregory ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1786 - 14.1.1786MidshipmanJohn Sykes (d.1786)TGM

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1782CommissionedB066
8.10.1782building at Liverpool - Lancashire at a cost of £19281.3.11dBWAS-1714
16.2.1783Commissioned at Plymouth for ordinaryB066
16.2.1783Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.3.1783

Paid off

B066
18.3.1783Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6238.2.3dBWAS-1714
7.1783RecommissionedB066
8.1783Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.1783Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9402.7.4dBWAS-1714
8.1784Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1784Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3115.3.2dBWAS-1714
3.5.1786

Paid off

B066
18.7.1794Admiralty order to be broken upB066
8.1794Break up completed at DeptfordB066


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
 

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