Bien Aime

Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer 'Le Bien Aimé' (1740) (18)
First Commissioned12.8.1744
ShipyardMarseille BWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed Storeship


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Breadth34' 7"Imperial Feet10.4077 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen600Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1744120 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers

12.8.1744 - 18.6.1745CommanderClark Gayton (1712-1787)BWAS-171419.6.1745 - 30.11.1746CommanderRichard Farish ADM 6/17/190
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 15.1.1746/47

2 Commissioned Officers

23.5.1745 - 30.11.1746LieutenantGeorge Ogilvie (d.1808) ADM 6/17/228
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados
Commission confirmed 25.5.1747
ADM 6/17
7.10.1746 - 30.11.1746LieutenantThomas Parke (d.1777) ADM 6/17/191
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados
Commission confirmed 19.1.1746/47
ADM 6/17

Service History

1745Sailed to the American coastBWAS-1714
7.1745In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
30.11.1746Paid off at Boston ADM 51
6.1747Refitted as an unarmed Unrated Hulk ADM 106
1748Sold at Boston, MABWAS-1714


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