Deptford

7603
Nominal Guns2BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched1716BWAS-1714
Home PortDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Ward (d.1752)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeLighter
Last known1737BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck52' 0"Imperial Feet15.8496 
Length of Keel41' 2 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Breadth18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold6' 8"Imperial Feet2.032 
Burthen71 294Tons BM 

Armament


1716Broadside Weight = 4.5 Imperial Pound ( 2.0409 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Service History


DateEventSource
1728

Ordered to Gibraltar - Iberian Peninsula to be employed in assisting the careening of his majesty's ships.

ADM 6/13


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
 

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