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Saint Florentine

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Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured4.4.1759BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.9.1759BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sunk as Breakwater5.1771BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck147' 9 ½"Imperial Feet44.8183 
Length of Keel120' 6 ½"Imperial Feet36.5887 
Breadth41' 7"Imperial Feet12.6746 
Depth in Hold17' 10"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,108 7094Tons BM 

Armament


9.1759Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1759420 BWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.9.1759 - 15.12.1760Captain
Christopher HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1778
ADM 6/19/94
BWAS-1714
15.12.1760 - 25.6.1762Captain
Sir William TrelawnyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1767
ADM 6/19/220
BWAS-1714
25.6.1762 - 3.3.1763Captain
John StantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1788
ADM 6/19/420
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
29.5.1759Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1714
22.6.1759Purchased at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £7061.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.1759Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
11.1759Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12278.15.6dBWAS-1714
23.8.1760SurveyedBWAS-1714
1761Off BrestBWAS-1714
1762At the Basque RoadsBWAS-1714
3.3.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
17.2.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1771fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
24.5.1771Transported to Sheerness and sunk thereBWAS-1714

 

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