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


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 


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

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
7.2.1731/32 - 18.6.1735CaptainRobert 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

6 Commissioned Officers

11.4.1727 - 4.9.1727LieutenantWilliam Henry Bruce (d.1742) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/135.9.1727 - 29.1.1727/28LieutenantWilliam Henry Bruce (d.1742) ADM 6/13/157ADM 6/1330.1.1727/28 - 4.10.1731LieutenantSandys Longden (c.1701-bef.1740/41) 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 - 18.6.1735LieutenantSomerset 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

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

1 Crewman

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

Service History

22.10.1724building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4676.15.1dBWAS-1714
1727Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 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 - Deptford 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 - Woolwich BWAS-1714
2.1732Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3690.12.7dBWAS-1714
6.1735Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1735Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
12.1735Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 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


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