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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1.3.1739/40BWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Broken Up10.1742BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck83' 0"Imperial Feet25.2984 
Length of Keel65' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet19.8311 
Breadth23' 11"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen199 9394Tons BM 


5.1740Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.174045 BWAS-1714

2 Ship Commanders

1.3.1739/40 - 14.6.1741Commander
Edward GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1742
Transfered ADM 6/16/252
15.6.1741 - 25.8.1742Commander
Ormond ThomsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
ADM 6/16/81
Confirmed 29.7.1742
ADM 6/16

2 Commissioned Officers

3.3.1739/40 - 14.6.1741Lieutenant
John BadcockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/253
ADM 6/15
13.2.1741/42 - 25.8.1742Lieutenant
Thomas BradleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1742
ADM 6/16/119
Confirmed 26.11.1742
ADM 6/16

Service History

12.9.1739Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £799.19.1dBWAS-1714
19.9.1739Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.5.1740Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2472.17.1dBWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
7.1741Operations against Santiago
7.1742Returned homeBWAS-1714
14.10.1742Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714

Notes on Ship

Mercantile Worcester purchased form Mr Garroway


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