William and Mary

7417
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish yacht 'William and Mary' (1694) (10)
Acquired1765BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.12.1763BWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Designed byRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeYacht BWAS-1714
Sold14.9.1801BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck76' 9"Imperial Feet23.2029 
Length of Keel61' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet18.5992 
Breadth21' 7"Imperial Feet6.5786 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen152 1894Tons BM 

Armament


1765Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
176540 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1763 - 29.4.1779CommanderWilliam Norton (d.c.1779) ADM 6/19/555BWAS-171429.4.1779 - 27.1.1783CommanderGeorge Young (1732-1810) ADM 6/21/546BWAS-171427.1.1783 - 22.12.1786CommanderGeorge Vandeput (d.1800) ADM 6/23/20BWAS-171422.12.1786 - 1792CommanderCharles Buckner (1736-c.1811) ADM 6/22/371BWAS-17146.7.1794CommanderRobert Larkan (d.1830) ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/25

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1764Began rebuilding at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.1765Completed rebuilding at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2785.7.0dBWAS-1714
1783Began coppering at Thames - England - Thames, Medway and The Nore BWAS-1714
1786Completed coppering at Thames - England - Thames, Medway and The Nore BWAS-1714
1786large repair at Thames - England - Thames, Medway and The Nore at a cost of £4767.0.0dBWAS-1714
14.9.1801Sold for £210BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
 

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