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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.4.1731BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.1731BWAS-1714
Named21.8.1731BWAS-1714
Launched20.11.1731BWAS-1714
First Commissioned24.11.1731BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford 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 RigSnowBWAS-1714
Wrecked2.3.1740/41BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck87' 0"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Length of Keel73' 6"Imperial Feet22.3012 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen244 3294Imperial Feet0.0086 

Armament


1732Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8028 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1732100 BWAS-1714

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.11.1731 - 16.7.1732Commander
Richard OrchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1732
Discharged Dead ADM 6/14/92
BWAS-1714
c.9.1732 - c.12.4.1733Commander
Thomas AikenheadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1714
13.4.1733 - 19.3.1733/34Commander
Edward HawkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
ADM 6/14/195
ODNB
20.3.1733/34 - 22.12.1734Commander
William BoutflowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1734
ADM 6/14/218
Confirmed 15.8.1735
BWAS-1714
23.12.1734 - 5.9.1735Commander
Peter LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1755
ADM 6/15/219
Confirmed 22.8.1735
ADM 6/14
11.4.1738 - 18.2.1740/41Commander
William DandridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
ADM 6/15/105
BWAS-1714
19.2.1740/41 - 2.3.1740/41Commander
John DraperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1738
ADM 6/15/440
Confirmed 5.8.1741
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.11.1731 - 20.7.1732Lieutenant
Alexander SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1732
ADM 6/14/92
ADM 6/14
11.4.1738 - 18.1.1740/41Lieutenant
Blumfield BarradallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1747
ADM 6/15/105
ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1731Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
20.11.1731Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3290.12.11dBWAS-1714
1732Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
5.9.1735

Paid off

ADM 51
1.1738Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.1738Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2437.6.4dBWAS-1714
4.1740Attack on St. Augustine
2.3.1740/41

Wrecked on the Caicos Banks

BWAS-1714

 

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