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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.9.1758BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down7.10.1758BWAS-1714
Named6.1.1759BWAS-1714
Launched16.1.1759BWAS-1714
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1714
ShipyardKing's Yard - Harwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassInfernal ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor John Barnard (1705-1784)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1714
Sold9.8.1774BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 6"Imperial Feet27.8892 
Length of Keel74' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet22.5743 
Breadth27' 8"Imperial Feet8.2586 
Depth in Hold12' 1"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen301 8394Tons BM 

Armament


16.1.1759Broadside Weight = 27.5 Imperial Pound ( 12.4716 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.175660Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1759 - 1.7.1759Commander William Bennett (d.1790) ADM 6/19/21BWAS-17141.8.1759 - 20.8.1759Commander Philip Affleck (1726-1799) ADM 6/19/118ADM 6/1920.8.1759 - 6.4.1761Commander Michael Kearny (d.1797) ADM 6/19/405
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 3.5.1762
BWAS-1714
6.4.1761 - 4.4.1763Commander Saint John Chinnery (c.1730-c.1787) ADM 6/19/490
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 3.5.1763
BWAS-1714
26.5.1768 - 30.8.1769Commander Henry Duncan (1735-1814) ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20

Service History


DateEventSource
7.10.1758Began building at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1714
16.1.1759Completed building at Harwich - Essex at a cost of £3578.16.2dBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Began fitting at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1714
3.4.1759Completed fitting at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1714
14.4.1759Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
4.4.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
19.5.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.1763Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1.1764Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1775.7.6dBWAS-1714
9.8.1774Sold at Deptford for £665BWAS-1714

 

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