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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 StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1711 - 13.12.1714Captain
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
ADM 6/11/137
BWAS-1603
1712Captain
Charles GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1712
BWAS-1603
14.12.1714 - 8.4.1716Captain
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
Transfered ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
9.4.1716 - 8.6.1716Captain
Nicholas TrevanionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1716
ADM 6/12/66
ADM 6/12
20.1.1720/21 - 24.1.1721/22Captain
John CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1722
ADM 6/12/231
BWAS-1603
29.8.1727 - 24.11.1727Captain
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
Transfered ADM 6/13/156
ADM 6/13
25.11.1727 - 1.7.1730Captain
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
ADM 6/13/175
BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1711 - 11.12.1714Lieutenant
Samuel CockayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1733
ADM 6/11/138
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 15.4.1716Lieutenant
Samuel CockayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1733
ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
16.4.1716 - 8.6.1716Lieutenant
John HorsemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 6/12/67
ADM 6/12
20.1.1720/21 - 26.1.1721/22Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/12/231
ADM 6/12
7.9.1727 - 18.9.1727Lieutenant
Wright MorriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1732
Transfered ADM 6/13/157
ADM 6/13
19.9.1727 - 21.4.1729First Lieutenant
Wright MorriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1732
Transfered ADM 6/14/164
ADM 6/13
19.9.1727 - 1.7.1730Second Lieutenant
William CarletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1740
ADM 6/14/164
ADM 6/13

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1717Boatswain
John SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717
ref:1618
1717Cook
Robert DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717
ref:1618

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
8.6.1715 - 8.6.1716Volunteer-per-order
Lastly ChilcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1737
ADM 107/3/256
ADM 107/3
12.1.1715/16 - 13.3.1715/16Midshipman
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 107/3/82
ADM 107/3
14.3.1715/16 - 24.5.1716Coxswain
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 107/3/82
ADM 107/3
25.5.1716 - 8.6.1716Midshipman
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 107/3/82
ADM 107/3
10.2.1717/18 - 8.12.1718Midshipman Ordinary
George CockburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1756
ADM 107/3/319
ADM 107/3
10.2.1720/21 - 26.1.1721/22Midshipman Ordinary
Rice EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1745
ADM 107/3/146
ADM 107/3

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
17.12.1713 - 21.7.1714Ordinary Seaman
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 107/3/82
ADM 107/3
22.7.1714 - 11.1.1715/16Able Seaman
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 107/3/82
ADM 107/3
18.1.1714/15 - 8.6.1716Able Seaman
William BoddenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1735
ADM 107/3/115
ADM 107/3
9.12.1718 - 30.3.1721Able Seaman
George CockburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1756
ADM 107/3/319
ADM 107/3

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
8.6.1716Paid offADM 33
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
26.1.1721/22Paid offADM 33
1728Commissioned for BarbadosBWAS-1603
1.7.1730Paid offADM 33
7.8.1730Docked at Deptford to be broken upBWAS-1603

 

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