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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired30.7.1780BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1714
ShipyardFolkstone - Kent BWAS-1714
Constructor
Phineus JacobsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Captured4.8.1794BWAS-1714
Becomes
French brig 'Le Scout' (1794) (14) 1794-1795
French 14 Gun
Unrated Brig

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck82' 0"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Length of Keel59' 7 ½"Imperial Feet17.9959 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Burthen276Tons BM 

Armament


30.7.1780Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.178080 BWAS-1714

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.7.1780 - 19.6.1783Commander
James EllisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1786
ADM 6/22/152
BWAS-1714
19.6.1783 - 16.8.1786Commander
George LindsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1797
Transfered ADM 6/23/87
BWAS-1714
16.8.1786 - 18.12.1787Commander
Thomas LaugharneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1790
ADM 6/23/350
ADM 6/23
18.12.1787 - 21.9.1790Commander
Charles CobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1873
ADM 6/23/444
ADM 6/23
14.10.1790 - 22.11.1790Commander
John ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1795
Transfered ADM 6/24/77
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 13.11.1792Commander
Richard Runwa BowyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1798
ADM 6/24/88
ADM 6/24
13.11.1792 - 5.4.1794Commander
Joseph HanwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
ADM 6/24/181
BWAS-1714
5.4.1794 - 4.8.1794Commander
Charles RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1794
ADM 6/25/97
Confirmed 20.10.1794
BWAS-1714

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1786 - 21.2.1788Master
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 29-1
24.11.1792 - 11.9.1793Master
Robert LilburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1796
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.10.1787 - 20.8.1789Unknown
Robinson KittoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1780-1820
ADM 29/8
1789Midshipman
Mathew BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1846
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.9.1789 - 4.2.1790Able Seaman
Robinson KittoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1780-1820
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
28.3.1780Purchased at Folkstone - Kent BWAS-1714
30.7.1780building at Folkstone - Kent at a cost of £5151.10.4dBWAS-1714
18.8.1780Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.9.1780Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Unknown
15.11.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1786Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1792RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1793Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
4.8.1794Taken by
La Vestale (32) 1780-1799
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Cape Bon

4.8.1794Taken by
Alceste (32) 1793-1794
Sardinian 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Cape Bon



Notes on Ship


ArmamentBWAS-1714
Establishment increased to 16 4-pounders on 1780/09/12 but these were never fitted

 

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