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Bristol

7505
Nominal Guns50
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.11.1742
Keel Laid Down24.6.1743
Launched9.7.1746
First Commissioned2.7.1746
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
Ship Class1741 Establishment 50-Gunner - modified (1742)
Designed by
John HollandBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1726-1752
Constructor
John HollandBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1726-1752
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up21.10.1768

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold16' 10"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen1,021 26,94Imperial Feet1.1938 

Armament


9.7.1746Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741300Design Complement
1749120as a guard shipBWAS-1714

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.7.1746 - 6.4.1748Captain
The Hon. William MontagueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1754
ADM 6/17/122
BWAS-1714
6.4.1748 - 13.9.1748Captain
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
ADM 3/17/341
ADM 6/17
13.9.1748 - 23.9.1748Captain
Francis HolburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1768
Transfered ADM 6/17/383
ADM 6/17
23.9.1748 - 13.6.1749Captain
The Hon. William MontagueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1754
ADM 6/17/385
ADM 6/17
13.6.1749 - 5.12.1751Captain
James OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1752
Transfered ADM 6/17/469
BWAS-1714
5.12.1751 - 20.11.1752Captain
Julian LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
ADM 6/18/18
BWAS-1714
30.1.1753 - 24.1.1754Captain
Robert RoddamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
ADM 6/18/57
BWAS-1714
24.1.1754 - 28.3.1754Captain
Thomas LathamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1759
ADM 6/18/88
ADM 6/18
28.3.1754 - 31.7.1754Captain
Samuel MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
Transfered ADM 6/18/95
BWAS-1714
1.7.1755 - 29.1.1759Captain
Lachlan LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1761
Transfered ADM 6/18/177
BWAS-1714
29.1.1759 - 12.5.1759Captain
Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
Transfered ADM 6/19/190
Issued by
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 14.8.1760
BWAS-1714
12.5.1759 - 22.1.1760Captain
Edward ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1764
ADM 6/19/220
Issued by
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 16.12.1760
ADM 6/19

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1746 - 23.4.1748First Lieutenant
Francis WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1760
ADM 6/17/122
ADM 6/17
3.7.1746 - 5.7.1747Second Lieutenant
John BagsterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1763
ADM 6/17/122
ADM 6/17
30.9.1746 - 15.4.1747Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles MackieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 6/17/158
ADM 6/17
15.4.1748 - 23.4.1748Second Lieutenant
Charles MackieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 3/17/345
ADM 6/17
23.4.1748 - 3.5.1748First Lieutenant
Charles MackieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 3/17/348
ADM 6/17
23.4.1748 - 3.5.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Lancelot SkynnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1755
Transfered ADM 3/17/348
ADM 6/17
3.5.1748 - 21.10.1748First Lieutenant
Joshua WeldonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1752
ADM 3/17/349
ADM 6/17
3.5.1748 - 25.10.1748Second Lieutenant
Charles MackieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 3/17/349
ADM 6/17
25.10.1748 - 13.6.1751Second Lieutenant
Joshua WeldonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1752
ADM 6/17/393
ADM 6/17
25.10.1748 - 15.11.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles MackieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 6/17/393
ADM 6/17
15.11.1748 - 21.1.1751/52Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William YongeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1755
Transfered ADM 6/17/407
ADM 6/17
13.6.1751 - 29.7.1752First Lieutenant
Joshua WeldonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1752
ADM 6/18/6
ADM 6/18
13.6.1751 - 20.11.1752Second Lieutenant
Hugh ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1771
: on board from 18.6.1751 ADM 6/18/6
ADM 6/18
21.1.1751/52 - 20.11.1752Third Lieutenant
Walker FarrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1755
ADM 6/18/22
ADM/L
10.2.1753 - 15.1.1754Second Lieutenant
Jeremiah MorganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1806
ADM/L

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1746Commissioned for cruisingBWAS-1714
16.8.1746Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £24287.11.11dBWAS-1714
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre
7.1.1747/48Took the Privateer
La Notre Dame de Bon Voyage 1748-1748
French Privateer

22.11.1748Ordered reduced to a guard shipBWAS-1714
1749Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1750Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1751Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1752Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
20.11.1752Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/18
1753Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1754Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
4.6.1754SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.8.1754Paid offADM 51
1755fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
27.4.1756Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1757In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1758In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1.1759At MartiniqueBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Attack on Martinique
20.1.1759Capture of Guadeloupe
2.1759At QuadeloupeBWAS-1714
22.1.1760

Paid off

ADM 51
15.7.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.7.1768SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.8.1768Ordered to be broken up tor £217.12.0dBWAS-1714
21.10.1768Breaking up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1714

 

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