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Thunder

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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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1718 - 2.10.1719Commander
Mathew ConsettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1736
ADM 6/12/200
Confirmed 24.3.1719/20
BWAS-1714
3.10.1719 - 13.11.1720Commander
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/12/224
Confirmed 13.12.1720
BWAS-1714
7.12.1721 - 27.12.1721Commander
Christopher HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1725
ADM 6/13/25
ADM 6/13
28.12.1721 - 6.2.1721/22Commander
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/13/28
ADM 6/13
21.6.1726 - 19.11.1728Commander
John TollerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1743
ADM 6/13/117
BWAS-1714
4.4.1729 - 30.11.1729Commander
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/14/21
ADM 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 offADM 33
13.2.1721/22Paid offADM 33
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

ADM 33
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 Gibraltar
Sir Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
 
 

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