Dolphin

7611
Nominal Guns36B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.5.1709BWAS-1603
Acquired7.6.1711BWAS-1603
First Commissioned16.5.1711B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Constructor Richard StaceyBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up7.8.1730B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Length of Keel90' 6"Imperial Feet27.5844 
Breadth29' 8"Imperial Feet8.8618 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen423 6394Tons BM 

Armament


6.1711Broadside Weight = 126 Imperial Pound ( 57.141 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1711155 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1711 - 13.12.1714Captain Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 6/11/137BWAS-16031712Captain Charles Gay (d.1712)BWAS-160314.12.1714 - 8.4.1716Captain Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/129.4.1716 - 10.1718Captain Nicholas Trevanion (1670-1737) ADM 6/12/66ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 26.4.1724Captain John Cundett (d.1724)† ADM 6/12/231BWAS-160329.8.1727 - 24.11.1727Captain Samuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 6/13/156ADM 6/1325.11.1727 - 1.7.1730Captain Thomas Davers (1689-1746) ADM 6/13/175BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1711 - 11.12.1714Lieutenant Samuel Cockayne (d.1746) ADM 6/11/138ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 15.4.1716Lieutenant Samuel Cockayne (d.1746) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1216.4.1716 - 10.1718Lieutenant John Horseman (c.1673-?) ADM 6/12/67ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 12.2.1722/23Lieutenant William Henry Bruce (d.1742) ADM 6/12/231ADM 6/127.9.1727 - 18.9.1727Lieutenant Wright Morrice (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/13/157ADM 6/1319.9.1727 - 21.4.1729First Lieutenant Wright Morrice (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/14/164ADM 6/1319.9.1727 - 3.7.1730Second Lieutenant William Carleton ADM 6/14/164ADM 6/13

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1717Cook Robert Doveref:16181717Boatswain John Sandersref:1618

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1711Comissioned for home watersBWAS-1603
1713Re-rated as a 20-gun Sixth RateBWAS-1603
1713Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate
10.1718Began middling repair at Plymouth - Devon BWAS-1603
2.1719Completed middling repair at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £1808.1.11dBWAS-1603
20.1.1720/21Recommissioned for NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
3.1720/21fitting at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £3033.0.4dBWAS-1603
1728Commissioned for BarbadosBWAS-1603
7.8.1730Docked at Deptford to be broken upBWAS-1603

 

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