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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.7.1732BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.7.1732BWAS-1714
Launched6.9.1732BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.9.1732BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Scuttled4.10.1741BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel68' 1"Imperial Feet20.7296 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen200Tons BM 

Armament


9.1732Broadside Weight = 15 Imperial Pound ( 6.8028 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.173280 BWAS-1714

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1732 - 10.8.1739Commander
James RycaultBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1758
ADM 6/15/120
BWAS-1714
10.8.1739 - 25.12.1739Commander
Dandy KiddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1717
ADM 6/15/210
BWAS-1714
26.12.1739 - 4.1.1739/40Commander
Robert ErskineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1762
ADM 6/14/242
ADM 6/15
4.1.1739/40 - 14.2.1739/40Commander
Francis HolburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1768
ADM 6/15/243
ADM 6/15
15.2.1739/40 - 17.7.1740Commander
Rowland FrogmereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/248
BWAS-1714
18.7.1740 - 23.7.1740Commander
Joseph CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 6/15/312
ADM 6/15
24.7.1740 - 2.11.1740Commander
George MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1756
ADM 6/16/315
BWAS-1714
3.11.1740 - 18.2.1740/41Commander
David CheapBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1747
ADM 6/17/81
Issued by
George AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1711-1761
, Pacific Ocean
Confirmed 28.3.1746
BWAS-1714
19.2.1740/41 - 25.9.1741Commander
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
ADM 6/16/186
Confirmed 1.6.1743
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1732 - 15.5.1738Lieutenant
Samuel BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/121
ADM 6/14
9.5.1739 - 29.8.1739Lieutenant
William BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1753
Transfered ADM 6/15/175
ADM 6/15
3.11.1740 - 25.9.1741Lieutenant
John HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1742
Transfered ADM 6/16/327
Confirmed 22.6.1744
ADM 6/16

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.7.1735 - 17.7.1736Able Seaman
John PlaytersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/406
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
11.7.1732Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1732Commissioned for the North Sea and ChannelBWAS-1714
6.9.1732Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2583.10.2dBWAS-1714
6.9.1732Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
29.9.1732Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1740In the North SeaBWAS-1714
10.6.1741Arrived at Juan Fernandez IslandBWAS-1714
4.10.1741Scuttled as unservicable off ValparaisoBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
19.6.1740-14.6.1744Anson's Circumnavigation
George AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1711-1761
 
 

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