Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down16.7.1755BWAS-1714
First Commissioned31.12.1755BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBonetta ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor Henry BirdBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck86' 4"Imperial Feet26.2297 
Length of Keel71' 4"Imperial Feet21.7424 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Forward5' 8"Imperial Feet1.7272 
Draught Aft8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Burthen227 6094Tons BM 


4.2.1756Broadside Weight = 33 Imperial Pound ( 14.9658 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1755100Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders

31.12.1755 - 19.1.1758Commander John Clark (c.1712-1789) ADM 6/18/223BWAS-171419.1.1758 - 29.1.1759Commander Richard King (1730-1806) ADM 6/18/474BWAS-171429.1.1759 - 2.8.1759Commander John Houlton (c.1728-1791) ADM 6/18/85
Issued by John Moore (1717/18-1779), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 16.8.1759
2.6.1760 - 2.7.1762Commander Lancelot Holmes (c.1729-1785) ADM 6/19/170BWAS-17142.7.1762 - 6.2.1764Commander John Carey (c.1715-1782) ADM 6/20/4
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 18.1.1764
20.6.1765 - 16.7.1767Commander Edward Michael Pakenham (1743-1792) ADM 6/20/79ADM 6/2016.7.1767 - 6.8.1767Commander Thomas Cookson (c.1711-1775) Transfered ADM 6/20/174ADM 6/206.8.1767 - 10.1.1771Commander James Wallace (c.1732-1803) ADM 6/20/176BWAS-171421.1.1771 - 28.8.1772Commander Mathew Squire (d.1800) ADM 6/20/340BWAS-171428.8.1772 - 18.1.1775Commander William Duddingston (1740-1817) Transfered ADM 6/20/455ADM 6/20

Service History

16.7.1755Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
4.2.1756Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £1708.10.10dBWAS-1714
4.2.1756Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
27.2.1756Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1709.9.9dBWAS-1714
1.8.1757Action off Flushing
8.4.1758Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Attack on Martinique
20.1.1759Capture of Guadeloupe
2.8.1759Paid offADM 51
24.1.1762Sailed for the BahamasBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
6.2.1764Paid offADM 51
11.1766Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.1767Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3087.17.6dBWAS-1714
12.9.1767Sailed for FloridaBWAS-1714
6.8.1772Paid off at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 51
1.11.1776Sold at Woolwich for £280BWAS-1714


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