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Shoreham

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered10.11.1719BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down10.1719BWAS-1714
Launched25.8.1720BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1721BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1693 Program 32-Gunner (1693)BWAS-1603
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold5.6.1744BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel89' 11"Imperial Feet27.13 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen379 6494Tons BM 

Armament


25.8.1720Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719140Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.12.1720 - 1.8.1724Captain
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
ADM 6/12/224
BWAS-1714
21.3.1726/27 - 5.9.1727Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/13/137
BWAS-1714
5.9.1727 - 1.4.1731Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/14/157
ADM 6/13
1.4.1731 - 29.10.1733Captain
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
ADM 6/14/71
BWAS-1714
30.10.1733 - 12.6.1738Captain
John TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1749
ADM 6/15/154
BWAS-1714
13.6.1738 - 24.3.1740/41Captain
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
Transfered ADM 6/16/123
BWAS-1714
25.3.1741 - 11.5.1743Captain
Thomas BrodrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1759
ADM 6/16/162
Confirmed 28.3.1742
BWAS-1714

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.11.1720 - 22.10.1721Lieutenant
John CrafordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1739
ADM 6/12/221
ADM 6/12
23.10.1721 - 17.9.1723Lieutenant
James BlakewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
Transfered ADM 6/13/75
Confirmed 28.7.1724
ADM 6/13
5.11.1723 - 1.8.1724Lieutenant
James HodsollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1748
ADM 6/13/83
Confirmed 12.1.1724/25
ADM 6/13
5.9.1727 - 31.3.1731Lieutenant
Edmund StrangeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1755
ADM 6/14/157
ADM 6/13
1.4.1731 - 30.6.1732Lieutenant
William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
Transfered ADM 6/12/71
ADM 6/14
30.10.1733 - 13.3.1737/38Lieutenant
George StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1753
Transfered ADM 6/15/154
ADM 6/14

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.4.1731 - 28.1.1731/32Volunteer-per-order
Thomas Woolley PickeringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/71
ADM 6/14
15.3.1733/34 - 28.2.1734/35Master's Mate
Charles BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1748
ADM 107/3/222
ADM 107/3
20.10.1734 - 2.2.1737/38Midshipman
Denbigh WoodifieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1738
ADM 107/3/321
ADM 107/3
28.2.1734/35 - 2.2.1736/37Midshipman
Charles BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1748
ADM 107/3/222
ADM 107/3
20.7.1738 - 2.7.1739Midshipman
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
Transfered ADM 107/3/342
ADM 107/3

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.8.1732 - 15.3.1733/34Volunteer-per-order
Charles BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1748
ADM 107/3/222
ADM 107/3
29.4.1736 - 19.2.1737/38Able Seaman
Francis DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1770
Transfered ADM 107/3/455
ADM 107/3
6.6.1738 - 2.3.1740/41Ordinary Seaman
Stephen TippetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 107/3/555
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
25.8.1720building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4348.12.6dBWAS-1714
1721Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1.8.1721Paid offADM 51
3.1726/27Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
4.1727fitting at Unknown at a cost of £1403.7.1dBWAS-1714
1728Sailed to New YorkBWAS-1714
1728Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Frigate
10.1730Began great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.1731Completed great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4463.2.11dBWAS-1714
5.1733Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1733Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £943.14.5dBWAS-1714
1735In NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1736In NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1737In NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
5.1737Sheathed with a new composition?BWAS-1714
4.1738Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.1738Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4183.0.0dBWAS-1714
1739Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1714
6.8.1739Arrived at Port RoyalTRN3
15.9.1739Landed at Porto Maria, and burnt a large quantity of timber and other stores. He was there
attacked by two half galleys and a sloop, but they kept in such shoal water that the Shoreham, though hulled more than once, could not get close enough to harm them
TRN3
10.1739Grounded near Cape Antonio, but salvagedBWAS-1714
28.10.1739Arrived at Port RoyalTRN3
4.1740Operations in GeorgiaBWAS-1714
7.1741Operations against Santiago
11.5.1743

Paid off

ADM 51
50.1744Sold at Deptford for £195BWAS-1714

 

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