Scarborough

6486
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased21.11.1739BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.7.1740BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeHospital Ship BWAS-1714
Sold18.12.1744BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck116' 8"Imperial Feet35.3695 
Length of Keel96' 6"Imperial Feet29.2862 
Breadth31' 3"Imperial Feet9.525 
Depth in Hold13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Burthen501 2594Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.174060 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.7.1740 - 26.9.1740CommanderJames Smith (d.1740) ADM 6/15/304BWAS-171426.9.1740 - 5.10.1741CommanderWilliam Carter (d.1743) ADM 6/15/335BWAS-17146.10.1741 - 1.5.1743CommanderRobert Swanton (d.1765) ADM 6/16/354
Commission confirmed 22.8.1744
BWAS-1714
2.5.1743 - 22.8.1744CommanderThomas Tucker (d.1766) ADM 6/16/354
Commission confirmed 22.8.1744
ADM 6/16

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.7.1740 - 18.1.1740/41Master's MateGeorge Allan (c.1715-1757) ADM 107/3/490ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
21.11.1739Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £3258.4.6dBWAS-1714
29.11.1739Arrived at WoolwichBWAS-1714
6.1740Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
6.6.1740Ordered fitted as a Hospital ShipBWAS-1714
7.1740Refitted as a 18 gun Other Vessels Hospital Ship
21.8.1740Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5471.0.9dBWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
7.1741Operations against Santiago
1742At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1743At JamaicaBWAS-1714
22.8.1744Paid offADM 51
14.11.1744Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
18.12.1744Sold at Deptford for £413BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Scarborough purchased from Mr Raymond

 

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