Duke

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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Merchant ship 'La Ferme' (1745)
Captured2.1745BWAS-1714
First Commissioned24.2.1744/45BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1714
Sold9.2.1748/49BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck106' 10"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel83' 8"Imperial Feet25.3661 
Breadth32' 6"Imperial Feet9.8298 
Depth in Hold15' 5"Imperial Feet4.5974 
Burthen470 694Tons BM 

Armament


2.1745Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.174555 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.2.1744/45 - 28.5.1745Commander Lionel Daniel (d.1752) ADM 6/17/191BWAS-171428.5.1745 - 7.2.1747/48Commander Matthew Barton (1716-1795) ADM 6/17/411
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 24.11.1748
BWAS-1714
7.2.1747/48 - 1.11.1748Commander Robert Coleman (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/17/402
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 8.11.1748
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1745/46 - 9.11.1746Lieutenant William Ernle (c.1720-?) ADM 3/17/362
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 13.6.1748
ADM 6/17
9.11.1746 - 1.11.1748Lieutenant Edward Waud ADM 6/17/400
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 4.11.1748
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
8.2.1744/45

Purchased

BWAS-1714
21.10.1748

Arrived at Woolwich Dockyard

BWAS-1714
1.11.1748

Paid off

ADM 51
10.12.1748

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
23.12.1748

Ordered to be sold

BWAS-1714
9.2.1748/49

Sold at Woolwich Dockyard for £268

BWAS-1714

 

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