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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1722BWAS-1714
Launched22.10.1724BWAS-1714
First Commissioned21.3.1726/27BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 20-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1726/27 - 5.9.1727Captain
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 6/13/137
BWAS-1714
5.9.1727 - 10.12.1730Captain
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
Transfered ADM 6/14/157
ADM 6/13
5.3.1730/31 - 4.10.1731Captain
William LawsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1748
ADM 6/14/90
Confirmed 5.10.1731
BWAS-1714
7.2.1731/32 - 18.6.1735Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/14/100
BWAS-1714
31.3.1737 - 16.12.1739Captain
Henry ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1739
ADM 6/15/55
BWAS-1714
17.12.1739 - 5.5.1740Captain
Savage MostynBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/15/258
Confirmed 6.3.1739/40
BWAS-1714

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.4.1727 - 4.9.1727Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/13/139
ADM 6/13
5.9.1727 - 29.1.1727/28Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
Transfered ADM 6/13/157
ADM 6/13
30.1.1727/28 - 4.10.1731Lieutenant
Sandys LongdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
ADM 6/14/191
ADM 6/13
7.2.1731/32 - 2.3.1731/32Lieutenant
Charles WyndhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1747
ADM 6/14/100
ADM 6/14
3.3.1731/32 - 18.6.1735Lieutenant
Somerset MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1746
ADM 6/15/103
ADM 6/14
12.5.1737 - 5.5.1740Lieutenant
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 6/15/66
ADM 6/15

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.7.1738 - 19.4.1740Master
John RankinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 107/3/371
ADM 107/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
25.3.1737 - 27.3.1740Master's Mate
William ShackerlyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1776
Transfered ADM 107/3/497
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1736/37 - 25.3.1737Able Seaman
William ShackerlyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1776
ADM 107/3/497
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
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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