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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.9.1729BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down14.6.1729BWAS-1714
Named30.12.1729BWAS-1714
Launched24.6.1730BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDrake Class (1728)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold10.1.1748/49BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck87' 0"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Length of Keel73' 5"Imperial Feet22.2927 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen206 5494Tons BM 

Armament


14.6.1729Broadside Weight = 19 Imperial Pound ( 8.6168 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1728100Design Complement

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1730 - 30.6.1730Commander
Robert FytcheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
ADM 6/14/53
ADM 6/14
1.7.1730 - 25.1.1730/31Commander
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
ADM 6/14/53
BWAS-1714
28.1.1730/31 - 7.2.1730/31Commander
Ralph ArchboldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1731
ADM 6/14/65
ADM 6/14
8.2.1730/31 - 31.8.1731Commander
William SwaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1736
Transfered ADM 6/14/67
BWAS-1714
1.9.1731 - 1.3.1733/34Commander
Robert ShortingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1734
ADM 6/14/197
Confirmed 13.11.1734
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 1.2.1734/35Captain and Master
David AubinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1735
Discharged Dead ADM 6/14/188
Confirmed 28.5.1734
BWAS-1714
6.6.1735 - 21.7.1736Commander
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
ADM 6/15/214
BWAS-1714
22.7.1736 - bef.4.9.1736Commander
Edmund FowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1736
Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/28
ADM 6/15
23.11.1736 - 6.7.1741Captain and Master
William LawsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1748
ADM 6/15/44
BWAS-1714
31.7.1741 - 15.7.1744Commander
Thomas MoggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1745
BWAS-1714
16.7.1744 - 29.5.1745Commander
Mathew BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
ADM 6/17/154
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 17.9.1746
BWAS-1714
25.5.1745 - 5.7.1745Commander
Hugh ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
ADM 6/17/417
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 2.12.1748
ADM 6/17
5.7.1745 - 1.11.1748Commander
John DonkleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1748
ADM 6/17/401
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 4.11.1748
BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.7.1730 - 25.1.1730/31Lieutenant
William AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1735
Transfered ADM 6/14/54
ADM 6/14
1.5.1732 - 1.1.1732/33Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
Transfered ADM 6/14/149
Confirmed 10.7.1733
ADM 6/14
27.9.1734 - 21.7.1736Lieutenant
Charles WimbletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1757
ADM 6/15/195
ADM 6/14
22.7.1736 - 22.11.1736Lieutenant
Henry RiceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1745
ADM 6/15/28
ADM 6/15
23.11.1736 - 1737Lieutenant
Edmund HopkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1738
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/44
ADM 6/15
25.9.1743 - 10.8.1745Lieutenant
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1763
Transfered ADM 6/17/290
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 1.12.1747
ADM 6/17
10.8.1745 - 1.11.1748Lieutenant
Thomas WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1771
ADM 6/17/400
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 4.11.1748
ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.1.1734/35 - 16.3.1734/35Master's Mate
John RankinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/371
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
30.11.1736 - 31.7.1741Able Seaman
Henry ParrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/510
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
14.6.1729Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
24.6.1730Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1174.3.8dBWAS-1714
2.1731Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
3.1730/31Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
5.1734Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.1734Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1714.17.9dBWAS-1714
1735In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
7.1736Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
30.7.1736Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1737Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2575.2.10dBWAS-1714
14.9.1739At Charleston, S.C. Reported "in immediate readiness to sail"ref:569
4.1740Georgia operationsBWAS-1714
4.1740Attack on St. Augustine
4.1741Returned home with dispatchesBWAS-1714
6.1741Surveyed at DeptfordBWAS-1714
6.1741Began great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.1741Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1.1742Completed great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4695.17.6dBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
10.10.1745Took the Privateer in the Mediterranean
10.2.1747/48SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.11.1748Paid offADM 106
23.12.1748Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
10.1.1748/49Sold at Woolwich for £201BWAS-1714

 

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