Swift

7025
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer cutter 'Le Comte de Valence' (1761) (10)
Captured14.1.1761BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.5.1761BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Captured30.6.1761BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck53' 10"Imperial Feet16.1544 
Length of Keel40' 4 ⅜"Imperial Feet12.2015 
Breadth19' 7 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Depth in Hold8' 4 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Burthen82 6994Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen70French Tonneaux68.53 

Armament


5.1761Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8025 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.176130 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.5.1761 - 30.6.1761LieutenantGeorge Bowyer (1740-1800) ADM 6/19/312BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1761fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £321.16.7dBWAS-1714
6.3.1761Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £335.0.0dBWAS-1714
30.6.1761Taken by Le Manley (22) off Ushant

 

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