Shark

6643
Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1710/11BWAS-1714
Launched20.4.1711BWAS-1714
First Commissioned18.4.1711B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassJamaica GroupB028
Designed by Joseph Allin (d.1759)B028
Constructor Joseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigBrigB028
Broken Up to Rebuild14.9.1722B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck64' 10"Imperial Feet19.5072 
Length of Keel50' 0"Imperial Feet15.24 
Breadth20' 8"Imperial Feet6.2992 
Depth in Hold9' 1"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Burthen113 5594Tons BM 

Armament


20.4.1711Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.0701 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.8.1710100Design Complement
27.9.171080 BWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.4.1711 - 18.12.1714Commander Francis Leigh ADM 6/11/130BWAS-16037.2.1714/15 - 5.4.1716Commander George Warren ADM 6/12/25BWAS-160315.1.1717/18 - 23.8.1722Commander George Pomeroy (c.1682-c.1735) ADM 6/12/109BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.4.1711 - 11.6.1711Lieutenant Henry Langrish Transfered ADM 6/11/130ADM 6/1112.6.1711 - 27.12.1714Lieutenant George Spaight ADM 6/11/145ADM 6/118.2.1714/15 - 6.10.1715Lieutenant William Douglas (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/125.10.1715 - 7.4.1716Lieutenant George Legg (d.1725) ADM 6/12/53ADM 6/1220.1.1717/18 - 31.5.1722Lieutenant William Boutflower (d.1733) Transfered ADM 6/12/110ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
1711Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1603
12.1714Paid offBWAS-1603
1715In the ChannelBWAS-1603
12.1716Began small repair at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
6.1717Completed small repair at Deptford - London at a cost of £512.6.11dBWAS-1603
1718In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
14.9.1722Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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