Nominal Guns50
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down19.10.1736
First Commissioned25.3.1741
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard
Ship Class1733 Establishment 50-Gunner
ConstructorJohn Hayward
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action7.10.1747


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Length of Keel108' 2"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Breadth38' 7"Imperial Feet11.6046 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Burthen856 4894Tons BM 


22.4.1741Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1733300Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers

25.3.1741 - 15.4.1741CaptainCharles Crauford (d.1745) ADM 6/15/403ADM 6/1516.4.1741 - 2.6.1743CaptainTemple West (1713-1757) ADM 6/15/411BWAS-17141744 - 11.1744CaptainEssex Holcombe (d.1770)BWAS-171411.1744 - 1745CaptainJ BuwellerBWAS-17141745 - 7.1746CaptainJohn Crookshanks (1708-1795)BWAS-17147.1746 - 7.10.1747CaptainJames Hamilton (d.1747)BWAS-1714

Service History

25.6.1741Completed at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £18835.19.10dBWAS-1714
7.10.1747Dartmouth vs Glorioso


BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15 ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive

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