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6832
Nominal Guns8
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.11.1722
Launched13.3.1722/23
First Commissioned9.4.1723
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford
ConstructorRichard Stacey
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Broken Up3.1729/30

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck64' 6"Imperial Feet19.5453 
Length of Keel50' 1 ½"Imperial Feet15.2527 
Breadth20' 8"Imperial Feet6.2992 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen113 8294Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.172380 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.4.1723 - 21.3.1724/25CommanderSir Yelverton Peyton (5th Baronet Peyton, of Isleham) (d.1748) ADM 6/13/53BWAS-171422.3.1724/25 - 24.9.1725CommanderPerry Mayne (c.1697-1761) ADM 6/13/120
Commission confirmed 11.10.1726
BWAS-1714
1726CommanderJohn Price (d.1727)BWAS-171422.6.1726 - 30.10.1727CommanderWilliam Berkeley (d.1732/33) ADM 6/14/119
Commission confirmed 8.9.1726
BWAS-1714
1.11.1727 - 26.5.1728CommanderTimothy Bridge (d.1737) ADM 6/14/34
Commission confirmed 5.8.1729
BWAS-1714
28.5.1728 - 19.6.1728CommanderMiles Stapleton (d.1750) ADM 6/14/2
Commission confirmed 8.10.1728
ADM 6/14
20.6.1728 - 7.1729CommanderBenjamin Young (d.1754) ADM 6/14/30BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.4.1723 - 2.12.1724LieutenantTimothy Bridge (d.1737) ADM 6/13/53ADM 6/133.12.1724 - 20.9.1727LieutenantWilliam Metcalfe (d.1741) ADM 6/13/120
Commission confirmed 27.9.1726
ADM 6/13
2.7.1728 - 18.3.1728/29LieutenantThomas Dalzel (d.1739/40) ADM 6/14/48
Commission confirmed 16.3.1729/30
ADM 6/14

Service History


DateEventSource
13.3.1722/23building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £893.15.0dBWAS-1714
4.1723Commisioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1725In JamaicaBWAS-1714
9.7.1729Docked at Deptford and paid offBWAS-1714
26.9.1729Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
3.1729/30Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
 

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