Canterbury

7562
Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased12.11.1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned15.11.1756BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryOther VesselsBWAS-1714
Ship TypeTransport BWAS-1714
Sold26.1.1764BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck64' 0"Imperial Feet19.5072 
Length of Keel54' 9 ⅛"Imperial Feet16.4624 
Breadth16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Depth in Hold8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Burthen79 7994Tons BM 

Armament


11.1756Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.175645 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.11.1756 - 10.6.1757CommanderThomas Churchill (c.1708-1757) ADM 6/18/325PROB1110.6.1757 - 22.2.1759CommanderThomas Lempriere (d.1763) ADM 6/18/408BWAS-171429.3.1759 - 15.2.1760CommanderJames Mackie (c.1709-1771) ADM 6/19/50BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1756Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1714
12.11.1756Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £400.0.0dBWAS-1714
9.12.1756Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
28.1.1757Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £532.6.5dBWAS-1714
1.2.1760Ordered fitted to service in Sheerness DYBWAS-1714
5.1.1764Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
26.1.1764Sold for £40BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile fishing buss purchased from The Society for Free British Fishery

 

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