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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.8.1721BWAS-1714
Launched7.11.1721BWAS-1714
First Commissioned27.11.1721BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed by
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold30.11.1732BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck61' 6"Imperial Feet18.7452 
Length of Keel47' 11"Imperial Feet14.3292 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen101 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1722Broadside Weight = 17 Imperial Pound ( 7.7096 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.11.1721 - 19.6.1722Captain and Master
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
ADM 6/13/22
BWAS-1714
19.6.1722 - 2.1.1723/24Commander
George AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1711-1761
ADM 6/13/40
BWAS-1714
2.1.1723/24 - 31.3.1727Commander
Henry RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1727
ADM 6/13/62
BWAS-1714
12.10.1727 - 4.1.1727/28Commander
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
ODNB
6.1.1727/28 - 13.6.1728Commander
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1747
ADM 6/13/183
ADM 6/13
13.6.1728 - 15.7.1728Commander
John StanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1740
ADM 6/13/207
BWAS-1714
16.7.1728 - 17.11.1729Commander
Nathaniel CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1729
ADM 6/14/209
BWAS-1714
18.11.1729 - 2.10.1732Commander
Christopher OatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1741
ADM 6/14/41
BWAS-1714

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.5.1724 - 20.6.1724Midshipman Ordinary
Nicholas RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1744
ADM 107/3/151
ADM 107/3
21.6.1724 - 19.4.1725Midshipman
Nicholas RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1744
ADM 107/3/151
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
7.11.1721building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £820.17.6dBWAS-1714
7.11.1721Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
3.12.1721Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1722Coast of ScotlandBWAS-1714
31.3.1727Paid offADM 51
1728In the North SeaBWAS-1714
2.10.1732Paid off at DeptfordBWAS-1714
30.11.1732Sold at Deptford for £136BWAS-1714

 

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