Scarborough

6487
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.10.1739BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down20.10.1739BWAS-1714
Launched31.5.1740BWAS-1714
First Commissioned28.5.1740BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1714
Constructor Philemon PerryBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold13.4.1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck105' 10"Imperial Feet32.004 
Length of Keel87' 4"Imperial Feet26.5321 
Breadth30' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen442 2194Tons BM 

Armament


5.1740Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

1745Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1740140EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1745160EstablishmentBWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.5.1740 - 16.6.1744Captain William Lisle (d.1751/52) ADM 6/15/294BWAS-171416.6.1744 - 24.8.1744Captain John Pritchard (d.1777) ADM 6/16/358
Commission confirmed 31.8.1744
ADM 6/16
1.5.1745 - 5.11.1748Captain Robert Jefferys (c.1709-1780) ADM 6/16/473BWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
27.7.1740 - 20.1.1740/41Midshipman John Playters (1716/17-c.1743) ADM 107/3/406ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
19.7.1740

Completed at Woolwich Dockyard

BWAS-1714
1741At BarbadosBWAS-1714
18.2.1742/43

At La Guira

BWAS-1714
16.4.1743

At Porto Caballo

BWAS-1714
24.4.1743

At Porto Caballo

BWAS-1714
6.1744Left the Caribbean for EnglandBWAS-1714
24.8.1744

Paid off

ADM 33
1.1745Strated at midling repair and refit at SheernessBWAS-1714
5.1745Completed repair and refit at a cost of £3,585.1.0dBWAS-1714
5.1745Recommissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1714
5.11.1748

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 33
10.12.1748

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
4.1.1748/49

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
6.1.1748/49

Ordered to be sold

BWAS-1714
13.4.1749

Sold at Woolwich for £375

BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship



Building cost was £3,879 plus £2,868.12.6d fitting

 

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