Aldborough

7455
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Aldborough' (1706) (20)
Ordered27.4.1727BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down29.3.1727BWAS-1714
Launched21.10.1727BWAS-1714
First Commissioned15.3.1727/28BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 20-GunnerBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up31.3.1742BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel87' 9"Imperial Feet26.5503 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen374 9094Tons BM 

Armament


21.10.1727Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719140Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1727/28 - 29.8.1728CaptainEdward Baker (d.1752) ADM 6/14/199BWAS-171430.8.1728 - 18.7.1734CaptainJohn Gascoigne (d.1753)BWAS-171418.4.1735 - 8.5.1735CaptainJohn Gascoigne (d.1753) ADM 6/15/208ADM 6/148.5.1735 - 31.5.1737CaptainNicholas Robinson (d.1753) ADM 6/15/211BWAS-17141.8.1738 - 15.12.1741CaptainGeorge Pocock (1705/6-1792) ADM 6/16/445
Commission confirmed 26.8.1741
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1727/28 - 28.8.1728LieutenantRichard Pocock (d.bef.1735) ADM 6/14/188ADM 6/1318.4.1735 - 22.8.1735LieutenantJames Gascoigne (d.1763) ADM 6/14/208ADM 6/1422.8.1735 - 12.12.1735LieutenantWilliam Ackworth (d.1734) ADM 6/14/219ADM 6/142.12.1735 - 31.5.1737LieutenantAshby Utting (d.1745/46) ADM 6/15/226ADM 6/148.2.1740/41 - 15.12.1741LieutenantPhilip Manning Columbine (d.1746) ADM 6/15/445
Commission confirmed 26.8.1741
ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1727building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4657.13.2dBWAS-1714
21.10.1727Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1727/28Commissioned for surveying the West IndiesBWAS-1714
12.3.1727/28Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2804.12.10dBWAS-1714
18.7.1734

Paid off at Deptford

ADM 51
1735Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.1735Recommissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1714
6.1735Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5417.3.6dBWAS-1714
1736Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1737small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £259.18.2dBWAS-1714
8.1737Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1737Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Fireship
12.1737Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1546.0.1dBWAS-1714
8.1738Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.1738Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Frigate
15.12.1741Paid offADM 51
17.12.1741Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
31.3.1742Break up completed at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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