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Sherborne

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Sherbourne
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1763BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down27.6.1763BWAS-1714
Launched3.12.1763BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1781
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph HarrisBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1742-1773
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutterBWAS-1714
Sold1.7.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck54' 7"Imperial Feet16.5037 
Length of Keel44' 8"Imperial Feet13.462 
Breadth19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Depth in Hold8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Burthen85 7294Tons BM 

Armament


3.12.1763Broadside Weight = 11 Imperial Pound ( 4.9887 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.176330 BWAS-1714

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.12.1763 - 31.12.1765Lieutenant
John CartwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1809
ADM 346/25/12
BWAS-1714
1.1.1766 - 15.6.1769Lieutenant
Christopher RaperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1771
BWAS-1714
15.6.1769 - 31.5.1772Lieutenant
Stephen RainsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1781
BWAS-1714
1.6.1772 - 4.6.1775Lieutenant
Thomas RaymentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1790
BWAS-1714
4.6.1775 - 17.9.1777Lieutenant
Thomas GaborianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1795
BWAS-1714
17.9.1777 - 17.5.1778Lieutenant
Arthur TwymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1779
BWAS-1714
17.5.1778 - 31.12.1779Lieutenant
Arthur HayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1797
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1763Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
3.12.1763building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1581.8.9dBWAS-1714
1.7.1784Sold at Portsmouth for £65BWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 25th of June 2012 20:33

1779 visited Portsmouth during April

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