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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.5.1732BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down10.7.1732BWAS-1714
Launched25.8.1732BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.8.1732BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Designed by
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold25.4.1745BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck85' 7"Imperial Feet25.9436 
Length of Keel69' 5"Imperial Feet21.0453 
Breadth23' 4"Imperial Feet7.0443 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen200 9194Tons BM 

Armament


8.1732Broadside 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
8.173280 BWAS-1714

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.8.1732 - 25.7.1738Commander
Edward SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1743
ADM 6/15/119
BWAS-1714
26.7.1738 - 16.4.1740Commander
Thomas JolleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
ADM 6/15/132
BWAS-1714
17.4.1740 - 5.3.1740/41Commander
Andrew HawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
ADM 6/15/278
BWAS-1714
6.3.1740/41 - 28.5.1741Commander
John FenwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1741
ADM 6/15/392
ADM 6/15
29.5.1741 - 19.11.1744Commander
James NewnamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/15/423
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.8.1732 - 13.8.1739Lieutenant
William FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/120
ADM 6/14
14.8.1739 - 20.2.1740/41Lieutenant
Magnus GoddardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/15
21.2.1740/41 - 17.1.1741/42Lieutenant
William CowanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1743
Transfered ADM 6/16/388
ADM 6/15
18.1.1741/42 - 24.2.1741/42Lieutenant
Alexander BrodieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/4
ADM 6/15
7.4.1742 - 8.7.1742Lieutenant
Francis SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/41
ADM 6/16

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
26.10.1738 - 22.9.1739Able Seaman
Thomas RiggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1754
Transfered ADM 6/86/100
ADM 6/86

Service History


DateEventSource
10.7.1732Began building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
8.1732Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1714
25.8.1732Completed building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £2777.3.1dBWAS-1714
25.8.1732Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
9.9.1732Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1738Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
7.1740Carried dispatches to the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1741Off NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1742At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1743At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1744South CarolinaBWAS-1714
30.3.1745Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
25.4.1745Sold at Portsmouth for £595BWAS-1714

 

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