Vulcan

7367
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Named4.11.1745BWAS-1714
Purchased21.8.1745BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.11.1745BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold9.11.1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck87' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet26.5367 
Length of Keel71' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet21.6503 
Breadth24' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet7.3216 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen224 8394Tons BM 

Armament


11.1745Broadside Weight = 29 Imperial Pound ( 13.1518 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

6.1746Broadside 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
11.1745100 BWAS-1714
6.174645 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1745 - 21.4.1746Commander Hugh Pigot (1722-1792) ADM 6/17/16ADM 6/1722.4.1746 - 29.5.1746Commander Leonard Bellamy (d.bef.1746)† ADM 6/17/94ADM 6/1730.4.1746 - 6.10.1748Commander William Pettigrew (d.1756) ADM 6/17/109BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1745 - 8.5.1746Lieutenant Henry Smith (c.1723-c.1757) ADM 6/17/16ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1745Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
11.1745Commissioned for the Downs. Commander unknownBWAS-1714
17.12.1745Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2613.18.10dBWAS-1714
4.1746Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1746Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Fireship
6.1746Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £816.0.5dBWAS-1714
20.9.1746Lorient Operations
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre
29.12.1748SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1.1748/49Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
9.11.1749Sold at Portsmouth for £335BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Mary purchased from Mr Towers

 

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