Thames

7114
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.1.1757BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.1757BWAS-1714
Named17.3.1757BWAS-1714
Launched10.4.1758BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.4.1758BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassRichmond ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1714
ConstructorHenry Adams (1713-1805)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured4.10.1793BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Tamise' (1793) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck127' 0"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Length of Keel104' 8 ½"Imperial Feet31.7119 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold11' 9"Imperial Feet3.5814 
Burthen656 4694Tons BM 

Armament


10.4.1758Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2698 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.3.1756210Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.4.1758 - 21.11.1760CaptainStephen Colby (c.1720-1779) ADM 6/18/502BWAS-171421.11.1760 - 11.3.1766CaptainJohn Eliot (1742-1769) ADM 6/19/209BWAS-17142.10.1770 - 14.10.1773CaptainWilliam Locker (1731-1800) ADM 6/20/296BWAS-171414.10.1773 - 7.12.1773CaptainGeorge Vandeput (d.1800) ADM 6/20/522ADM 6/207.12.1773 - 4.7.1775CaptainJohn Moutray (d.1785) ADM 6/20/531BWAS-171415.8.1776 - 27.3.1782CaptainTyringham Howe ADM 6/21/206BWAS-171427.3.1782 - 21.9.1782CaptainThomas Farnham (d.1793) ADM 6/22/436ADM 6/2215.6.1790 - 11.3.1793CaptainThomas Troubridge (1758-1807) ADM 6/24/40BWAS-171411.3.1793 - 4.10.1793CaptainJames Cotes (d.1802) ADM 6/24/218BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1759 - 25.4.1763Second LieutenantThomas Gaborian (1736-c.1795) ADM 6/19/33ref:849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.3.1761 - 15.5.1761MidshipmanJoseph FurserLPC10.1772 - 4.1774MidshipmanIsaac George Manley (1755-1837)LPC

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
6.3.1760 - 30.3.1761Able SeamanJoseph FurserLPC

Service History


DateEventSource
10.4.1758building at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire at a cost of £6057.12.11dBWAS-1714
27.4.1758Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
29.5.1758Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4984.13.10dBWAS-1714
1759Took the Privateer La Morech (18)
12.3.1759Action of 12/13th March 1759
18.5.1759Took the Frigate Aréthuse (32)
26.5.1760Took the Snow Le Bien Aimé (12) fifty Leagues to the Westward of Tory Island, after a chace of 11 hoursBG
28.5.1760Sailed for the Portugese coastBWAS-1714
1761Cruising off MadeiraBWAS-1714
28.7.1761Took the Privateer L'Union
6.8.1763Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
11.3.1766

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1770Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.1770Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3996.17.7dBWAS-1714
22.6.1773At the Spithead ReviewBWAS-1714
1774Sailed to MoroccoBWAS-1714
4.7.1775

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1776Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.1776RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1776Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12371.17.5dBWAS-1714
5.12.1776Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
27.4.1777Took the Brig Raleigh (10)
5.7.1779At NewhavenBWAS-1714
8.1781Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
21.9.1781

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1783Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £6701.13.10dBWAS-1714
2.1788Began great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.1790Completed great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £14655.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.8.1790SailedBWAS-1714
2.1793Began repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
3.1793Completed repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £6013.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1793fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1306.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.10.1793Taken by Le Carmagnole (38) EWIKI
4.10.1793Taken by three French FrigatesBWAS-1714
4.10.1793Thames vs Uranie

 

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