Drake

7615
Nominal Guns2BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish yacht 'Drake' (1705) (2)
Acquired6.9.1727BWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard B028
ConstructorPeirson Lock (d.1755)BWAS-1714
CategoryOther VesselsBWAS-1714
Ship TypeYacht
Sold16.10.1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck55' 6"Imperial Feet16.7945 
Length of Keel45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Breadth16' 10"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Depth in Hold8' 5"Imperial Feet2.5654 
Burthen67 7594Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
8.8.1749Surveyed and found to be "entirely decay'd"BWAS-1714
5.9.1749Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
16.10.1749Sold at Plymouth for £310BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
 

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