Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down20.3.1739/40BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.2.1740/41BWAS-1714
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1714
ShipyardCarter's Yard - Limehouse Hole BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 44-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor Robert Carter (d.1751)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 3"Imperial Feet37.7984 
Length of Keel100' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet30.4864 
Breadth35' 9 ⅞"Imperial Feet10.6902 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen686 1494Tons BM 


21.2.1740/41Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1733250Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers

19.2.1740/41 - 16.4.1741Captain Temple West (1713-1757) ADM 6/15/382ADM 6/1516.4.1741 - 19.2.1741/42Captain William Campbell (d.1755) ADM 6/15/411BWAS-171420.2.1741/42 - 19.12.1743Captain Charles Holmes (1711-1761) ADM 6/16/16BWAS-171420.12.1743 - 10.2.1744/45Captain Charles Saunders (1713-1775) ADM 6/16/251BWAS-171411.2.1744/45 - 25.10.1745Captain Augustus Keppel (1725-1786) ADM 6/16/438BWAS-17142.11.1745 - 25.3.1746Captain Thorpe Fowke (d.1784) ADM 6/17/15ADM 6/1722.4.1746 - 21.10.1747Captain Samuel Maisterson (d.1762) ADM 6/17/94BWAS-1714

11 Commissioned Officers

21.2.1740/41 - 26.10.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Loughton (d.1744) ADM 6/15/387ADM 6/1527.10.1741 - 17.11.1741Second Lieutenant John Loughton (d.1744) ADM 6/15/471ADM 6/1518.11.1741 - 17.1.1741/42Second Lieutenant Alexander Brodie (d.1750) ADM 6/16/481ADM 6/1518.11.1741 - 11.12.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Loughton (d.1744) ADM 6/15/480ADM 6/1518.1.1741/42 - 11.12.1743Second Lieutenant William Cowan (d.1754) ADM 6/16/4ADM 6/1512.12.1743 - 20.7.1744Second Lieutenant John Loughton (d.1744) ADM 6/16/249ADM 6/1612.12.1743 - 6.6.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Joseph Gage (1713-1755) ADM 6/16/248ADM 6/1621.7.1744 - 6.6.1745Second Lieutenant Mathew Squire (d.1745) ADM 6/16/344ADM 6/167.6.1745 - 5.11.1745First Lieutenant Mathew King (c.1707-1749) ADM 6/16/493ADM 6/1613.11.1745 - 22.1.1745/46Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Ewbank (c.1721-1753) ADM 6/17/21ADM 6/1725.4.1746 - 21.10.1747Second Lieutenant Robert Ritchie ADM 6/17/95ADM 6/17

Service History

2.1741Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
21.2.1740/41building at Limehouse - London at a cost of £7034.5.0dBWAS-1714
21.2.1740/41Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
29.5.1741Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4162.15.7dBWAS-1714
1742Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
1743Cruise to the CanariesBWAS-1714
5.1.1742/43Took the Privateer Pluma
1744In the ChannelBWAS-1714
21.5.1744Took the Sloop Sovervio (10) off IrelandBG
1.1746Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
6.1746Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4257.3.10dBWAS-1714
20.9.1746Lorient Operations
5.1748Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1748Began middling repair at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
5.1749Completed middling repair at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £3564.5.1dBWAS-1714


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