Adventure

7452
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.7.1756BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.1756BWAS-1714
Launched16.8.1758BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.7.1758BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas BucknallBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold20.3.1770BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 3"Imperial Feet37.7984 
Length of Keel100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Breadth35' 10"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen682 6294Tons BM 

Armament


8.1758Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1758210 BWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.7.1758 - 22.2.1762Captain Mathew Moore (d.1787) ADM 6/18/524BWAS-171422.2.1762 - 20.3.1763Captain Charles Middleton (1726-1813)BWAS-17142.4.1766 - 31.8.1769Captain Thomas Fitzherbert (1727-1794) ADM 6/20/114BWAS-17141.9.1769 - 13.1.1770CaptainThe Hon. George Murray (1741-1797) ADM 6/20/270
Issued by Arthur Forrest (c.1716-1770), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 21.2.1770
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1756Began rebuilding at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
16.8.1758Completed rebuilding at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9721.11.5dBWAS-1714
22.5.1759Took the Privateer La Comtesse de la Serre (22) BG
12.4.1760Took the Privateer Le Soleil
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
18.3.1762Took the Snow Le Sequier (12) BG
14.12.1762Took the Privateer L'Artémise (8)
20.3.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1766RecommissionedBWAS-1714
22.6.1766Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
13.1.1770

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.1770

Sold at Deptford for £430

BWAS-1714

 

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