Seaford

6528
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1722BWAS-1714
Launched22.10.1724BWAS-1714
First Commissioned21.3.1726/27
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 20-Gunner
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up6.1740BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel87' 3"Imperial Feet26.5285 
Breadth28' 5 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen375 8094Tons BM 

Armament


22.10.1724Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719140Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1726/27 - 5.9.1727CaptainPerry Mayne (c.1697-1761) ADM 6/13/137BWAS-17145.9.1727 - 10.12.1730CaptainPerry Mayne (c.1697-1761) ADM 6/14/157ADM 6/135.3.1730/31 - 4.10.1731CaptainWilliam Laws ADM 6/14/90
Commission confirmed 5.10.1731
BWAS-1714
7.2.1731/32 - 6.1735CaptainRobert Long (d.1771) ADM 6/14/100BWAS-171431.3.1737 - 16.12.1739CaptainHenry Scott (d.1740) ADM 6/15/55BWAS-171417.12.1739 - 5.5.1740CaptainSavage Mostyn (1713-1757) ADM 6/15/258
Commission confirmed 6.3.1739/40
BWAS-1714

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.4.1727 - 4.9.1727LieutenantWilliam Henry Bruce (d.1742) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/135.9.1727 - 29.1.1726/27LieutenantWilliam Henry Bruce (d.1742) ADM 6/13/157ADM 6/1330.1.1727/28 - 6.2.1731/32LieutenantSandys Longden (d.1741) ADM 6/14/191ADM 6/137.2.1731/32 - 2.3.1731/32LieutenantCharles Wyndham (d.1747) ADM 6/14/100ADM 6/143.3.1731/32 - 6.1735LieutenantSomerset Master (d.1747) ADM 6/15/103ADM 6/1412.5.1737 - 5.5.1740LieutenantGeorge Rosbee (d.c.1742) ADM 6/15/66ADM 6/15

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
25.3.1737 - 27.3.1740Master's MateWilliam Shackerly (c.1710-1777) ADM 107/3/497ADM107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1736/37 - 25.3.1737Able SeamanWilliam Shackerly (c.1710-1777) ADM 107/3/497ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
22.10.1724building at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £4676.15.1dBWAS-1714
1727Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
4.1727Commissioned as a bomb vessel for the BalticBWAS-1714
4.1727Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
4.1727Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £1010.3.7dBWAS-1714
1728Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Ship
1729At JamaicaBWAS-1714
4.10.1731Home and paid offBWAS-1714
11.1731Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.1732Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £3690.12.7dBWAS-1714
6.1735Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1735Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
12.1735Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £2073.8.5dBWAS-1714
3.1736/37Recommissioned for South CarolinaBWAS-1714
11.1739At LisbonBWAS-1714
4.1740Began breaking up at WoolwichBWAS-1714
5.5.1740Paid offADM 51


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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