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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.10.1711BWAS-1714
Launched30.4.1712BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.4.1712BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar GroupBWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1702-1742
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold22.7.1743BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 6"Imperial Feet28.6893 
Length of Keel73' 4 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth26' 6 ½"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen274 8994Tons BM 

Armament


30.4.1712Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1710115Design Complement

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.4.1711 - 2.11.1711Commander
John BriscoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
Transfered ADM 6/11/205
BWAS-1714
1.1.1712/13 - bef.14.2.1714Captain
John BriscoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
Discharged Dead ADM 107/2/198
BWAS-1714
16.2.1713/14 - 20.6.1717Captain and Master
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1721
ADM 6/11/284
BWAS-1714
21.6.1717 - 8.2.1719/20Captain
The Hon. George ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
Transfered ADM 6/12/100
ADM 6/12
9.2.1719/20 - 12.6.1728Captain
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1746
BWAS-1714
13.6.1728 - 27.7.1728Captain
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1747
Transfered
BWAS-1714
22.2.1728/29 - 4.5.1730Captain
Richard SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
ADM 6/14/37
Confirmed 3.12.1729
BWAS-1714
5.5.1730 - 6.5.1732Captain
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1758
Transfered ADM 6/14/49
BWAS-1714
25.4.1732 - 11.10.1732Captain
Ellis BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1747
ADM 6/14/106
BWAS-1714
12.10.1732 - 6.11.1732Captain
James CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
ADM 6/14/124
ADM 6/14
7.11.1732 - 14.11.1733Captain
John TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1749
ADM 6/14/125
BWAS-1714
25.6.1739 - 27.7.1740Commander
James PeersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
ADM 6/15/191
BWAS-1714
28.7.1740 - 15.4.1741Commander
Daniel HoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/167
Confirmed 8.4.1742
BWAS-1714
17.4.1741 - 8.6.1741Commander
Philip DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1769
Transfered ADM 6/16/195
Confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
20.2.1741/42 - 11.8.1742Commander
Thomas HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
ADM 6/16/16
BWAS-1714

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.6.1717 - 1.3.1719/20Lieutenant
Robert MunfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/100
ADM 6/12
20.6.1728 - 4.5.1730Lieutenant
John FitzgeraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1730
ADM 6/14/208
ADM 6/13
5.5.1730 - 24.4.1732Lieutenant
William BoutflowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1734
ADM 6/14/49
ADM 6/14
25.4.1732 - 6.11.1732Lieutenant
Christopher DaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
ADM 6/14/106
ADM 6/14
7.11.1732 - 14.11.1733Lieutenant
George StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1753
ADM 6/14/125
ADM 6/14
2.7.1739 - 25.4.1741Lieutenant
Thomas SturtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1753
Transfered ADM 6/15/193
ADM 6/15

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
17.5.1734 - 19.10.1734Midshipman
Denbigh WoodifieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1738
Transfered ADM 107/3/321
ADM 107/3
21.8.1741 - 11.8.1742Master's Mate
James RobsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 6/86/277
ADM 6/86

Service History


DateEventSource
30.4.1712building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2093.16.1dBWAS-1714
1714Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Ship
1716In IrelandBWAS-1714
9.1716Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1716Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1302.8.9dBWAS-1714
1.1724Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1723/24Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1866.9.6dBWAS-1714
10.1727Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.1728Recommissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
7.1728Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4640.3.0dBWAS-1714
1730In the ChannelBWAS-1714
4.1732Paid off and recommissioned?BWAS-1714
11.1733Paid offBWAS-1714
6.1735small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £200.16.0dBWAS-1714
6.1739Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1739Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Fireship
9.1739Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2552.14.0dBWAS-1714
23.3.1739/40Attack on Chagres
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
2.1742Commissioned for the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
22.7.1743Sold at Portsmouth for £450BWAS-1714

 

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