Wolf

7434
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.8.1753BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down10.10.1753BWAS-1714
Named26.3.1754BWAS-1714
Launched24.5.1754BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1714
Constructor Adam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold15.8.1781BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck75' 6"Imperial Feet22.8905 
Length of Keel62' 3"Imperial Feet18.9357 
Breadth20' 7 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Depth in Hold9' 4"Imperial Feet2.8448 
Draught Forward5' 11"Imperial Feet1.5494 
Draught Aft7' 4"Imperial Feet2.2352 
Burthen140 7994Tons BM 

Armament


24.5.1754Broadside Weight = 14.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.576 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
24.5.175450Design ComplementBWAS-1714

13 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.7.1754 - 8.5.1756Commander John Knight (c.1712-1788) ADM 6/18/105ADM 6/1812.5.1756 - 3.4.1759Commander Edward Crickett (c.1709-1769) ADM 6/18/264BWAS-17143.4.1759 - 25.9.1759Commander Hugh Bromedge (c.1714-1792) ADM 6/19/53BWAS-17143.10.1759 - 25.2.1760Commander Hugh Bromedge (c.1714-1792) ADM 6/19/100ADM 6/1925.2.1760 - 9.3.1763Commander William Long (c.1704-1778) ADM 6/19/139BWAS-17144.4.1763 - 31.5.1766Commander John Hay (d.1781) ADM 6/19/478BWAS-171431.5.1766 - 7.6.1769Commander Andrew Barkley (c.1737-1790) ADM 6/20/122BWAS-17147.6.1769 - 24.6.1771Commander John Robinson (c.1733-c.1807) ADM 6/20/241BWAS-17148.7.1771 - 3.6.1774Commander William Williams (c.1735-1778) ADM 6/20/390ADM 6/203.6.1774 - 18.9.1775Commander Thomas Hayward (d.1775) ADM 6/21/33BWAS-171418.9.1775 - 17.9.1777Commander Arthur Kempe ADM 6/21/121BWAS-171417.9.1777 - 13.5.1778Commander Thomas Gaborian (1736-c.1795) ADM 6/21/312ADM 6/2113.5.1778 - 7.4.1781Commander Martin Cole (c.1728-1803) ADM 6/21/404BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.4.1761 - 17.9.1761Lieutenant Henry Newton (d.1797) ADM 6/19/310ref:849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1775 - 1.9.1775Midshipman Bartholomew James (1752-1828)NRS0062.1775 - 2.9.1775Midshipman James Bartholomew (1752-1828)NRS006

Service History


DateEventSource
10.10.1753Began building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
24.5.1754Completed building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3125.1.0dBWAS-1714
24.5.1754Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
24.9.1754Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1.4.1758Took the Snow La Marquise de Saint-Ange (8) BG
3.7.1759Bombardment of Le Havre
9.3.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.4.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
1765Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1766RecommissionedBWAS-1714
31.12.1779Affair of Fielding and Bylandt
15.8.1781Sold at Portsmouth for £262.10.0dBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1754-16.9.1754Convoy for the King from HollandLord George Anson (1st Baron Anson) (1697-1762) 
 

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