Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 2ème ordre (demi-batterie) 'La Gloire' (1707) (38)
ShipyardLorient - Brittany W033
Designed byLaurent HelieW033
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck122' 0"Imperial Feet37.1856 
Length of Keel102' 4"Imperial Feet31.1404 
Breadth34' 9"Imperial Feet10.4204 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen657 2494Tons BM 


14.5.1709Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1709190 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer

26.4.1709 - 30.10.1714CaptainThomas Jacobs (c.1672-1748/49) ADM 6/10/69
Commission confirmed 10.6.1709
ADM 6/10

5 Commissioned Officers

11.3.1708/9 - 8.5.1709LieutenantStephen Forster ADM 6/10/41ADM 6/109.5.1709 - 1.1.1711/12LieutenantBenjamin Fenwick (d.1757) ADM 6/10/67
Commission confirmed 6.6.1709
ADM 6/10
1.1.1711/12 - 10.7.1712LieutenantGeorge Beech (c.1673-1749) ADM 6/11/185ADM 6/1128.2.1712/13 - 4.3.1712/13LieutenantThomas Bridges ADM 6/11/270
Commission confirmed 15.8.1713
ADM 6/11
12.8.1714 - 30.10.1714LieutenantHenry Fowkes (d.1729) ADM 6/11/295ADM 6/11

3 Petty Officers

12.10.1709 - 31.8.1713MidshipmanRupert Waring (d.1753) ADM 107/3/12ADM107/329.11.1709 - 26.6.1710Volunteer-per-orderSamuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 107/3/40ADM107/311.1.1709/10 - 11.5.1710MidshipmanHenry Gwavas ADM 107/3/8ADM107/3

Service History

1710At BarbadosBWAS-1603
1712Sailed with the Guinea convoyBWAS-1603
1714Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
10.1714Paid offBWAS-1603


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