Sir Edward Hawke

6697
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.1767BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSchooner
Sold11.8.1773BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen78 6994Tons BM 

Armament


9.1767Broadside Weight = 13 Imperial Pound ( 5.8956 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.176730EstablishmentBWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.9.1767 - 28.10.1767LieutenantWilliam Moulden (c.1737-1778) ADM 6/20/206ADM 6/2022.10.1767 - 11.3.1771LieutenantCharles Warburton ADM 6/20/489
Issued by William Parry (c.1699-1779)
Commission confirmed 21.4.1773
BWAS-1714
11.3.1771 - 26.8.1771LieutenantAnthony Gibbes (1738-1815) ADM 6/20/436
Issued by Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 31.3.1772
ADM 6/20
26.8.1771 - 8.6.1772LieutenantJohn Cowling (d.1792)BWAS-17148.6.1772 - 22.9.1772LieutenantRichard Trotten (c.1731-1800) ADM 6/20/467
Issued by Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 1.12.1772
ADM 6/20

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1767Purchased in New YorkBWAS-1714
9.1767CommissionedBWAS-1714
5.9.1772Arrived at Plymouth to pay offBWAS-1714
22.9.1772Paid offADM 51
11.8.1773Sold at PlymouthBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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