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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 Class (1741)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas WestBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1757-1758
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Captured29.10.1745BWAS-1714
Becomes
French corvette 'Le Loup' (1745) (18) 1745-1746
French 18 Gun
Unrated Corvette

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1741/42 - 29.3.1744Commander
Samuel LoftingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1745
: on board from 28.2.1741/42 ADM 6/16/18
BWAS-1714
30.3.1744 - 6.11.1744Commander
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/16/283
BWAS-1714
7.11.1744 - 10.12.1744Commander
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
ADM 6/16/380
BWAS-1714
17.12.1744 - 10.1.1744/45Commander
Timothy NucellaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1745
ADM 6/16/404
ADM 6/16
11.1.1744/45 - 11.7.1745Commander
Thomas StanhopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/16/419
BWAS-1714
12.7.1745 - 29.10.1745Commander
John HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1742
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/508
ADM 6/16

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.2.1743/44 - 14.12.1744Lieutenant
Bellen TattonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/273
ADM 6/16
26.8.1745 - 20.10.1745Lieutenant
William HaymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/11
Issued by
George AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1711-1761
, Pacific Ocean
Confirmed 21.10.1745
ADM 6/17
27.8.1745 - 27.10.1745Lieutenant
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 6/16/536
ADM 6/16
28.10.1745 - 29.10.1745Lieutenant
Richard SloperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/17/14
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
11.12.1742Took the Privateer
Nuestra Señora del Pilar y Animas 1742-1742
Spanish Privateer

5.3.1742/43Took the Privateer
San Pedro y Animas 1743-1743
Spanish Privateer

17.3.1742/43Took the Privateer
Nuestra Señora de la Esclavitud 1743-1743
Spanish Privateer

20.6.1744Took the Privateer
Le Notre Dame de Boulogne (7) 1744-1744
French 7 Gun
Privateer
BG
30.7.1744Took the Privateer
La Palme 1744-1744
French Privateer

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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