Scarborough

6487
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.10.1739BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down20.10.1739BWAS-1714
Launched31.5.1740BWAS-1714
First Commissioned28.5.1740
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 20-Gunner
Designed bySurveyors TheBWAS-1714
ConstructorPhilemon PerryBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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 - 16.6.1744CaptainWilliam Lisle (d.1751/52) ADM 6/15/294BWAS-171416.6.1744 - 30.4.1745CaptainJohn Pritchard (d.1777) ADM 6/16/358
Commission confirmed 31.8.1744
ADM 6/16
1.5.1745 - 7.11.1748CaptainRobert Jefferys (c.1709-1780) ADM 6/16/473BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
19.7.1740Completed at [Woolwich DY]BWAS-1714
1741At BarbadosBWAS-1714
18.2.1742/43At La GuiraBWAS-1714
16.4.1743At Porto CaballoBWAS-1714
24.4.1743At Porto CaballoBWAS-1714
6.1744Left the Caribbean for EnglandBWAS-1714
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
7.11.1748Paid off at Deptford Dockyard ADM 106
10.12.1748

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
4.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.1.1748/49Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
13.4.1749Sold at Woolwich for £375BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship



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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
 

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