Savage

6471
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1749BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.8.1749BWAS-1714
Launched24.3.1749/50BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
Designed byThomas Fellowes (d.1753)BWAS-1714
ConstructorThomas Fellowes (d.1753)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Wrecked16.9.1776BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck73' 6"Imperial Feet22.3012 
Length of Keel61' 6"Imperial Feet18.7452 
Breadth21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward5' 1"Imperial Feet1.5494 
Draught Aft7' 7"Imperial Feet2.3114 
Burthen144 2494Tons BM 

Armament


3.1749/50Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1749/5050 BWAS-1714

12 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1749/50 - 2.4.1754CommanderThomas Foley (d.1755) ADM 6/17/514BWAS-17146.4.1754 - 22.4.1755CommanderThomas Foley (d.1755) ADM 6/18/96ADM 6/1822.4.1755 - 23.3.1756CommanderJohn Lockhart (1721-1790) ADM 6/18/159ODNB23.3.1756 - 2.12.1757CommanderJoseph Peyton (1725-1804) ADM 6/18/246BWAS-17142.12.1757 - 14.11.1758CommanderGeorge Anthony Tonyn (d.1770) ADM 6/18/460ADM 6/1823.8.1759 - 22.12.1762CommanderGeorge Peard ADM 6/19/89BWAS-171422.12.1762 - 4.7.1763CommanderCharles Buckner (1735-1811) ADM 6/19/457ADM 6/194.7.1763 - 8.9.1763CommanderJames Bremer (d.1774) ADM 6/19/516ADM 6/198.9.1763 - 24.10.1766CommanderFrancis Davis (c.1720-1770) ADM 6/19/536BWAS-171424.10.1766 - 7.12.1770CommanderAndrew Snape Hamond (1738-1838) ADM 6/20/141BWAS-171410.1.1771 - 6.3.1772CommanderIsaac Sharpe ADM 6/20/334ADM 6/206.3.1772 - 16.9.1776CommanderHugh Bromedge (d.1792) ADM 6/20/433BWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1769 - 4.1770MidshipmanPeter Aplin (1753-1817)ref:676

Service History


DateEventSource
1.8.1749Began building at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
1750Quarantine serviceBWAS-1714
24.3.1749/50Completed building at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £3199.0.10dBWAS-1714
1751In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1752In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1753In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1754In the ChannelBWAS-1714
8.1759RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1763RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.6.1769Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1770Paid offBWAS-1714
6.1771Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
10.1771Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £2624.9.7dBWAS-1714
3.1772RecommissionedBWAS-1714
31.5.1772Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
16.9.1776Wrecked of Scatarie Island, Nova ScotiaBWAS-1714

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1775/01/011775/01/01North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775Samuel Graves (1713-1787)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
 

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