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Sardoine

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French corvette 'La Sardine' (1757) (14) 1757-1761
French 14 Gun
Unrated Corvette
Named3.6.1761BWAS-1714
Captured13.1.1761BWAS-1714
First Commissioned7.7.1761BWAS-1714
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassEcureil ClassNNF-1715
Designed by
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1713
NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre-Augustin LamotheFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold26.4.1768BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 4 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Length of Keel78' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet23.7808 
Breadth24' 8 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold10' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen255 7494Tons BM 

Armament


7.1761Broadside Weight = 30.5 Imperial Pound ( 13.832 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.7.1761 - 26.3.1762Commander
Stair DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1783
ADM 6/19/328
BWAS-1714
26.3.1762 - 4.4.1763Commander
Lemuel ShuldhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1763
ADM 6/19/454
Issued by
George Brydges RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782

Confirmed 13.12.1762
BWAS-1714
4.4.1763 - 7.3.1768Commander
James HawkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1784
ADM 6/19/478
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
8.5.1761Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1023.2.11dBWAS-1714
24.6.1761Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
29.7.1761Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2744.5.8dBWAS-1714
29.12.1761Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1762In home watersBWAS-1714
3.1763Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1.3.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1763Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1449.11.5dBWAS-1714
15.7.1763Sailed for New YorkBWAS-1714
3.1768Paid offBWAS-1714
22.3.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.4.1768Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
26.4.1768Sold at WoolWich for £130BWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Steve Bacon on Tuesday 20th of April 2021 13:58

According to a description in the UK National Archives, ADM 346/24/31: HM Sloop Sardoine: assigned 'Lem [Sam?] Shuldham', 'Charles Greig' and 'Chorley'; 27 March 1762 to 11 February 1763; North Sea, including Germany, Netherlands and English Channel.

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