Thunder

7142
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured10.1718BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.12.1718BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1714
Broken Up27.3.1734BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck82' 0"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Length of Keel63' 5 ½"Imperial Feet19.2151 
Breadth27' 5"Imperial Feet8.2477 
Depth in Hold10' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen253 6894Tons BM 

Armament


1719Broadside Weight = 19.5 Imperial Pound ( 8.8434 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
171940 BWAS-1714

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1718 - 2.10.1719CommanderMathew Consett (d.1749) ADM 6/12/200
Commission confirmed 24.3.1719/20
BWAS-1714
3.10.1719 - 13.11.1720CommanderRobert Long (d.1771) ADM 6/12/224
Commission confirmed 13.12.1720
BWAS-1714
7.12.1721 - 27.12.1721CommanderChristopher Harris (d.1722) ADM 6/13/25ADM 6/1328.12.1721 - 6.2.1721/22CommanderRobert Long (d.1771) ADM 6/13/28ADM 6/1321.6.1726 - 19.11.1728CommanderJohn Toller (d.1747) ADM 6/13/117BWAS-17144.4.1729 - 30.11.1729CommanderThomas Trevor (d.1745) ADM 6/14/21ADM 6/14

Service History


DateEventSource
1719In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1720fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £696.1.9dBWAS-1714
19.11.1720Paid offADM33
13.2.1721/22Paid offADM33
1727Wager's fleet off the coast of SpainBWAS-1714
1727Began repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1728Completed repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2655.17.7dBWAS-1714
2.12.1729

Paid off

ADM33
17.3.1733/34

Ordered to be broken up at Deptford

BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.12.1726-9.4.1728British Squadron for the relief of GibraltarSir Charles Wager (1666-1743) 
 

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