Wolf

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.7.1741BWAS-1714
Launched27.2.1741/42BWAS-1714
First Commissioned25.2.1741/42BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1714
Ship ClassWolf ClassBWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas WestBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Captured29.10.1745BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench corvette 'Le Loup' (1745) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck89' 6"Imperial Feet27.1441 
Length of Keel73' 0 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth25' 2 ⅛"Imperial Feet7.6232 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen246 2594Tons BM 

Armament


27.2.1741/42Broadside Weight = 31.5 Imperial Pound ( 14.2856 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.2.1741/42110 BWAS-1714

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1741/42 - 29.3.1744Commander Samuel Lofting (c.1696-1779): on board from 28.2.1741/42 ADM 6/16/18BWAS-171430.3.1744 - 6.11.1744Commander Richard Haddock (d.1749) ADM 6/16/283BWAS-17147.11.1744 - 10.12.1744Commander Augustus Keppel (1725-1786) ADM 6/16/380BWAS-171417.12.1744 - 10.1.1744/45Commander Timothy Nucella (c.1713-1756) ADM 6/16/404ADM 6/1611.1.1744/45 - 11.7.1745Commander Thomas Stanhope (c.1718-1770) ADM 6/16/419BWAS-171412.7.1745 - 29.10.1745Commander John Hughes (c.1707-1745)† ADM 6/16/508ADM 6/16

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.2.1743/44 - 14.12.1744Lieutenant Bellen Tatton ADM 6/16/273ADM 6/1626.8.1745 - 20.10.1745Lieutenant William Hayman (c.1722-c.1752) ADM 6/17/11
Issued by George Anson (1697-1762), Pacific Ocean
Commission confirmed 21.10.1745
ADM 6/17
27.8.1745 - 27.10.1745Lieutenant Christopher Lobb (c.1719-?) ADM 6/16/536ADM 6/1628.10.1745 - 29.10.1745Lieutenant Richard Sloper ADM 6/17/14ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
11.12.1742Took the Privateer Nuestra Señora del Pilar y Animas
5.3.1742/43Took the Privateer San Pedro y Animas
17.3.1742/43Took the Privateer Nuestra Señora de la Esclavitud
20.6.1744Took the Privateer Le Notre Dame de Boulogne (7) BG
30.7.1744Took the Privateer La Palme
29.10.1745Taken by a 32-gun French Privateer off the Channel Islands, 2 killed (including the captain) and 3 wounded.BWAS-1714

 

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