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Nominal Guns40BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.2.1724/25BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down20.11.1724BWAS-1714
Acquired4.6.1726BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.1.1727/28BWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 40-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John NaishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1705-1726
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1741BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 6"Imperial Feet37.8016 
Length of Keel101' 8"Imperial Feet30.988 
Breadth33' 3"Imperial Feet10.0838 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen597 8094Tons BM 

Armament


4.6.1726Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719190Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1727/28 - 16.7.1731Captain
Lord Robert MacCarthy (Viscount Muskerry)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1735
ADM 6/14/185
BWAS-1714
23.5.1739 - 14.3.1739/40Captain
Richard NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/176
BWAS-1714
15.3.1739/40 - bef.21.3.1739/40Captain
Lord George GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1746
ADM 6/15/262
ADM 6/15

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1727/28 - 17.1.1727/28First Lieutenant
Nathaniel CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1729
Transfered ADM 6/13/185
ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/28 - 24.10.1728Second Lieutenant
Robert ShortingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1734
Transfered ADM 6/13/185
ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/28 - 24.10.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William HewettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
Transfered ADM 6/13/185
ADM 6/13
18.1.1727/28 - 19.6.1729First Lieutenant
Scroop LyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1735
ADM 6/14/189
ADM 6/13
25.10.1728 - 11.6.1729Second Lieutenant
Somerset MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/4
ADM 6/14
25.10.1728 - 19.6.1729Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1753
Transfered ADM 6/14/4
ADM 6/14
12.6.1729 - 16.7.1731Second Lieutenant
William CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 6/14/30
ADM 6/14
20.6.1729 - 16.7.1731First Lieutenant
Richard DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1734
ADM 6/14/31
ADM 6/14
24.8.1730 - 16.7.1731Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Daniel CheapBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1735
ADM 6/14/83
Confirmed 28.6.1731
ADM 6/14
25.5.1739 - 4.7.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1762
ADM 6/15/176
ADM 6/15
5.7.1739 - 14.3.1739/40Second Lieutenant
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1762
Transfered ADM 6/15/195
ADM 6/15
22.3.1739/40 - 8.7.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/15/266
ADM 6/15
20.7.1740 - 15.3.1743/44Second Lieutenant
William BealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1746
ADM 6/17/45
Issued by
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749

Confirmed 20.1.1744/45
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1738 - 12.4.1738Carpenter
Gabriel AcworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1738-1769
ADM 6/15/108
ADM 6/15

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
24.12.1726 - 27.3.1727Able Seaman
John AtkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1755
Transfered ADM 107/3/211
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1724Began rebuilding at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.6.1726Completed rebuilding at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8188.11.3dBWAS-1714
1728Commissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
1729Sailed to the African coastBWAS-1714
1730Service on the African coastBWAS-1714
1731Paid offBWAS-1714
10.1731Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.1732Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3530.13.7dBWAS-1714
1739Recommissioned for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
7.1739Returned home and laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1714
7.1740Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
7.1740Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.1740Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £457.9.0dBWAS-1714
28.5.1741Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
6.1741Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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