Squirrel

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Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.3.1707BWAS-1714
Launched29.12.1707BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassFlamborough ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild4.1727BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Squirrel' (1727) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Length of Keel79' 8"Imperial Feet24.1018 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen261 4994Tons BM 

Armament


29.12.1707Broadside Weight = 68 Imperial Pound ( 30.838 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1707115Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.12.1707 - 13.2.1709/10CommanderJames Hodsall ADM 6/9/114BWAS-171414.2.1709/10 - 25.1.1710/11CommanderJohn Gray (d.c.1736) ADM 6/11/25BWAS-171427.1.1710/11 - 16.4.1713CommanderJames Campbell (d.1718) ADM 6/11/99ADM 6/1117.6.1713 - 18.6.1715Captain and MasterJames Campbell (d.1718) ADM 6/11/263ADM 6/1126.7.1715 - 25.4.1721Captain and MasterThomas Smart (d.1722) ADM 6/12/47BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.12.1707 - 20.4.1708LieutenantHenry Langrish ADM 6/9/114ADM 6/99.3.1712/13 - 18.6.1715LieutenantCharles Garrard ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/1127.7.1715 - 25.4.1721LieutenantHenry Fowkes (d.1729) ADM 6/12/47ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
1708in the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1714
1710Commissioned for the Firth of ForthBWAS-1714
1711Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
1713Irish watersBWAS-1714
1714In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1715In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
4.1727Broken up at Deptford with the remains transfered to Woolwich for rebuildingBWAS-1714

 

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