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Cumberland

7580
Nominal Guns66BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered14.7.1747BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1746BWAS-1714
Launched10.1748BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Razeed2.11.1760BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel127' 8"Imperial Feet38.7171 
Breadth45' 5"Imperial Feet13.7414 
Depth in Hold18' 7"Imperial Feet5.5086 
Burthen1,400 6794Tons BM 

Armament


10.1748Broadside Weight = 713 Imperial Pound ( 323.3455 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1748540 BWAS-1714
11.1748140as a guardshipBWAS-1714

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.11.1748 - 13.6.1749Captain
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/17/414
ADM 6/17
12.1.1749/50 - 5.12.1751Captain
The Hon. William MontagueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1754
ADM 6/17/508
BWAS-1714
5.12.1751 - 23.7.1752Captain
James OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1752
ADM 6/18/18
BWAS-1714
23.7.1752 - 17.11.1752Captain
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 6/18/41
BWAS-1714
16.1.1753 - 28.3.1754Captain
Thomas AndrewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1756
Transfered ADM 6/18/53
BWAS-1714
28.3.1754 - 4.7.1755Captain
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 6/18/95
ADM 6/18
4.7.1755 - 2.3.1758Captain
John HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1779
Transfered ADM 6/19/132
Issued by
Charles WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1758

Confirmed 29.1.1760
BWAS-1714
2.3.1758 - 7.6.1758Acting Captain
William MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1762
ADM 6/19/93
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 6.9.1759
BWAS-1714
29.3.1758 - 7.6.1758Acting Captain
William BreretonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1786
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1.10.1758 - 2.11.1760Captain
Robert KirkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1760
ADM 6/19/412
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 24.5.1762
BWAS-1714
2.11.1760 - 25.3.1761Captain
John Stukley SomersetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1761
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.7.1755 - 21.3.1757Rear-Admiral of the White
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
Transfered ADM 6/19/406
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.12.1748 - 19.8.1749Third Lieutenant
David PryceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1775
ADM 6/17/415
ADM 6/17
29.7.1752 - 23.4.1753Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1757
Transfered ADM 6/18/41
ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
25.5.1749Sailed to Sheerness as GuardshipBWAS-1714
1752Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
17.11.1752Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/18
1.1753Recommissioned as guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
8.5.1754Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
11.1754Arrived in the East IndiesBWAS-1714
11.1.1756Capture of Geriah
14.2.1756Present at the capture of GeriahBWAS-1714
7.3.1757Expedition against Chandernagore
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry
25.3.1761Paid offADM 51

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Wednesday 8th of August 2018 20:55

The dagger indicates death. He died while in command.


Posted by Colorado Ocean on Wednesday 8th of August 2018 20:09

What does the symbol after the 1749 death date of Capt. Richard Haddock (first commander of the Cumberland) above refer to? Still sorting the Haddock mariners. . .

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