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Falkland

7660
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.6.1718BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.4.1718BWAS-1714
Acquired28.8.1720BWAS-1714
First Commissioned29.6.1721BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 50-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.1742/43BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 5"Imperial Feet40.8469 
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 5"Imperial Feet10.994 
Depth in Hold15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Burthen775 8994Tons BM 

Armament


28.8.1720Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719280Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.6.1721 - 18.3.1725/26Captain
Barrows HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/13/14
BWAS-1714
26.7.1728 - 1.2.1731/32Captain
Samuel AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1747
Transfered ADM 6/14/212
BWAS-1714
22.2.1733/34 - 27.7.1738Captain
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/166
BWAS-1714
28.7.1738 - 18.11.1741Captain
John OliphantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1741
ADM 6/15/135
BWAS-1714

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.6.1721 - 18.3.1725/26First Lieutenant
Charles CotterelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1747
ADM 6/13/14
ADM 6/13
29.6.1721 - 28.10.1722Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Harcourt MastersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1741
ADM 6/13/14
ADM 6/13
29.10.1722 - 2.12.1724Third Lieutenant
William MetcalfeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1741
Transfered ADM 6/13/120
Confirmed 27.9.1726
ADM 6/13
22.3.1724/25 - 18.3.1725/26Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles DennisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1742
ADM 6/13/112
Confirmed 25.4.1726
ADM 6/13
1726 - 18.3.1725/26Lieutenant
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
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26.7.1728 - 7.2.1730/31First Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
Transfered ADM 6/14/212
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 8.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
Francis WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
ADM 6/14/212
ADM 6/13
9.2.1728/29 - 10.5.1731Second Lieutenant
Abraham DuncombBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1743
Transfered ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
9.2.1728/29 - 13.6.1732Third Lieutenant
Francis WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 17.6.1734First Lieutenant
William EllerkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
Transfered ADM 6/14/169
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 2.3.1734/35Second Lieutenant
James HodsollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1748
ADM 6/14/169
ADM 6/14
18.6.1734 - 5.12.1734First Lieutenant
George BealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1734
ADM 6/14/191
ADM 6/14
6.12.1734 - 27.7.1738First Lieutenant
James HodsollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/205
Confirmed 3.3.1734/35
ADM 6/14
6.12.1734 - 4.5.1735Second Lieutenant
Edmund BeavorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1744
Transfered ADM 6/14/205
Confirmed 3.3.1734/35
ADM 6/14
27.5.1737 - 27.7.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Francis ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/69
ADM 6/15
28.7.1738 - 18.11.1741First Lieutenant
Mathew FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/15/135
ADM 6/15
28.7.1738 - 16.9.1740Second Lieutenant
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/135
ADM 6/15
28.7.1738 - 2.3.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John GageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1743
ADM 6/15/135
ADM 6/15
13.4.1741 - 9.11.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry BassettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
ADM 6/15/409
ADM 6/15

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
30.6.1721 - 1721Midshipman Extra
Rupert WaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
ADM 6/13/15
ADM 6/13

Service History


DateEventSource
1721Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £8435.0.6dBWAS-1714
7.1721Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
3.1725/26Charnock reports the Falkland as lost with all hands?B051
18.3.1726Paid offADM 51
6.1726Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.1727Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8240.19.4dBWAS-1714
1728fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1114.15.9dBWAS-1714
11.1728Commissioned as a guard ship at PortsmouthB051
1732fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1735Sailed for NewfoundlandB051
1737Returned homeB051
1739Sailed to the MediterraneanB051
18.11.1741Paid offADM 51
15.11.1742Ordered to be broken upB051
3.1742/43Break up completed at PortsmouthB051

 

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