Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned22.9.1710B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship ClassJamaica GroupB028
Designed byJoseph Allin (d.1759)B028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)B028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigBrigB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1719B028
BecomesBritish sloop 'Trial' (1719) (10)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck64' 6"Imperial Feet19.5453 
Length of Keel50' 5"Imperial Feet15.367 
Breadth20' 8"Imperial Feet6.2992 
Depth in Hold9' 1"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Burthen114 5194Tons BM 


30.9.1710Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.0701 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.8.1710100Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers

22.9.1710 - 27.8.1711CommanderRobert Cremer ADM 6/11/69BWAS-160328.8.1711 - 26.2.1712/13CommanderEdward Falkingham (c.1679-1757) ADM 6/11/281
Commission confirmed 8.1.1713/14
26.2.1712/13 - 14.12.1714CommanderWilliam Davies (d.1759) ADM 6/11/263
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
14.12.1714 - 13.8.1716CommanderWilliam Davies (d.1759) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.8.1716 - 1718CommanderGeorge Hitchcock ADM 6/12/76BWAS-160322.4.1718 - 29.7.1719CommanderJoseph Watts (d.1721) ADM 6/12/131BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

22.9.1710 - 5.1.1710/11LieutenantRichard Bramble ADM 6/11/69ADM 6/116.1.1710/11 - 27.8.1711LieutenantThomas Crouch ADM 6/11/92ADM 6/1128.8.1711 - 13.12.1714LieutenantJoseph Lawes (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/265
Commission confirmed 17.6.1713
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 3.3.1714/15LieutenantJoseph Lawes (d.1740/41) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 22.9.1715LieutenantTimothy Bridge (d.1737) ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/1223.9.1715 - 13.8.1716LieutenantJohn Sleigh ADM 6/12/70ADM 6/1214.8.1716 - 24.5.1717LieutenantMiller Caldecot ADM 6/12/76ADM 6/12

1 Crewman

18.1.1716/17 - 4.8.1718Ordinary SeamanWilliam Luther (d.1735) ADM 107/3/122ADM107/3

Service History

1711Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
8.1713Began repairs at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
1714Completed repairs at Deptford - London at a cost of £554.14.2dBWAS-1603
1715Returned to JamaicaBWAS-1603
1717In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1718Home to pay offBWAS-1603


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive

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