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Tiger

7153
Tyger
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.2.1716/17BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.5.1718BWAS-1714
Acquired13.11.1722BWAS-1714
First Commissioned25.1.1725/26BWAS-1714
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 50-gunner Later Group (1716)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John WardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1711-1752
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked12.1.1741/42BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel106' 6"Imperial Feet32.3342 
Breadth35' 5 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen712 2294Tons BM 

Armament


13.11.1722Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1716280Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1725/26 - 21.10.1728Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1744
ADM 6/14/96
BWAS-1714
2.5.1732 - 3.1732/33Captain
William BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1733
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/14/106
BWAS-1714
10.7.1733 - 24.7.1733Captain
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/14/149
ADM 6/14
28.7.1738 - 25.11.1738Captain
Griffith DearingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1738
ADM 6/15/134
BWAS-1714
25.6.1739 - 29.6.1740Captain
John StanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1740
ADM 6/15/191
BWAS-1714
30.6.1740 - 11.8.1740Captain
John ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1781
ADM 6/15/303
BWAS-1714
17.12.1740 - 18.2.1740/41Captain
Nicholas RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1744
Transfered ADM 6/15/363
ADM 6/15
19.2.1740/41 - 24.3.1740/41Captain
William Henry FlemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/382
ADM 6/15
5.3.1740/41 - 12.1.1741/42Captain
Edward HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1747
ADM 6/15/392
BWAS-1714

23 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1725/26 - 21.10.1728First Lieutenant
Mathew DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1728
ADM 6/14/97
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 19.12.1726Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/13/97
ADM 6/13
4.3.1725/26 - 19.12.1726Second Lieutenant
John DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1728
Transfered ADM 6/13/106
ADM 6/13
20.12.1726 - 21.10.1728Second Lieutenant
William GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/14/128
ADM 6/13
20.12.1726 - 25.7.1727Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1743
ADM 6/13/128
ADM 6/13
26.7.1727 - 21.10.1728Third Lieutenant
John DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/14/3
Confirmed 15.10.1728
ADM 6/14
2.5.1732 - 24.7.1733First Lieutenant
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/14/106
ADM 6/14
2.5.1732 - 23.5.1732Second Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/14/106
ADM 6/14
2.5.1732 - 24.7.1733Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1735
ADM 6/14/106
ADM 6/14
24.5.1732 - 24.7.1733Second Lieutenant
Richard SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1736
ADM 6/14/108
ADM 6/14
28.7.1738 - 25.11.1738First Lieutenant
Joseph CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 6/15/134
ADM 6/15
28.7.1738 - 25.11.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Andrew JelfeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1759
Transfered ADM 6/15/134
ADM 6/15
25.6.1739 - 17.7.1740First Lieutenant
Joseph CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 6/15/191
ADM 6/15
25.6.1739 - 17.7.1740Second Lieutenant
Philip TomsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1748
ADM 6/15/191
ADM 6/15
25.6.1739 - 27.8.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Randyll VaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/191
ADM 6/15
18.7.1740 - 11.8.1740First Lieutenant
Philip TomsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1748
ADM 6/15/312
ADM 6/15
22.12.1740 - 30.1.1740/41Second Lieutenant
James BerangerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1744
Transfered ADM 6/15/363
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 23.2.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
24.2.1740/41 - 26.3.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1741
ADM 6/15/390
ADM 6/15
27.3.1741 - 11.5.1741Second Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1741
ADM 6/15/404
ADM 6/15
12.5.1741 - 2.12.1741First Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1741
ADM 6/15/416
ADM 6/15
12.5.1741 - 12.1.1741/42Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John DennisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1746
ADM 6/16/416
ADM 6/15
3.12.1741 - 12.1.1741/42First Lieutenant
Richard FarishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1747
ADM 6/16/281
Confirmed 22.3.1743/44
ADM 6/16

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.5.1732 - 4.6.1734Volunteer-per-order
John HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1779
Transfered ADM 6/14/106
ADM 6/14
11.5.1732 - 24.7.1733Midshipman
James PetersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1739
ADM 107/3/242
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
19.6.1732 - 24.7.1733Able Seaman
Joseph RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1744
ADM 107/3/349
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
13.11.1722Completed at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £7561.1.5dBWAS-1714
1727In the Straits, then to the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1728Returned home in the AutumnBWAS-1714
21.10.1728Paid offADM 33
1732Commissioned for the Africa coastBWAS-1714
24.7.1733Paid offADM 33
7.1734Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
11.1734Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3771.7.0dBWAS-1714
1738Recommissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
25.11.1738Paid offADM 33
1739Recommissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
1740Recommissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
8.1740Began small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
11.8.1740Paid offADM 33
12.1740Completed small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £5250.6.11dBWAS-1714
7.1741Operations against Santiago
12.1.1741/42Wrecked off TortugaBWAS-1714
11.7.1742Paid offADM 33


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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