Strombolo

6921
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Named17.3.1757BWAS-1714
Purchased31.12.1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned23.3.1757BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Sold26.4.1768BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck92' 10"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Length of Keel74' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet22.5743 
Breadth26' 1"Imperial Feet7.929 
Depth in Hold11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen268 5994Tons BM 

Armament


3.1757Broadside Weight = 45 Imperial Pound ( 20.4078 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

11.1761Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1757 - 18.10.1758Commander James Smith (c.1725-1786) ADM 6/18/373BWAS-171418.10.1758 - 27.12.1759Commander Thomas Smith (c.1724-1765) ADM 6/18/549BWAS-171427.12.1759 - 29.3.1762Commander Chaloner Ogle (d.1814) ADM 6/19/120BWAS-171414.10.1762 - 30.11.1762Commander Mark Pattison (d.1798) ADM 6/19/443BWAS-171420.6.1765 - 25.8.1766Commander Thomas Pemble (c.1724-c.1785) ADM 6/20/79ADM 6/2026.5.1768 - bef.26.4.1768Commander Henry Philips (d.1779) ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20

Service History


DateEventSource
8.3.1737/38SurveyedBWAS-1714
31.12.1756Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £1725.0.0dBWAS-1714
18.1.1757Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
3.1757Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Unknown
10.5.1757Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1820.15.3dBWAS-1714
16.2.1759Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
12.1759Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
11.1761Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Fireship
11.1761Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2292.7.8dBWAS-1714
30.11.1762

Paid off

ADM 51
8.3.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
8.3.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714
26.4.1768Sold at Deptford for £450BWAS-1714

 

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