Glory

7674
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 1er ordre 'La Gloire' (1724) (46)
Captured3.5.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1750/51BWAS-1714
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
ConstructorJacques Poirier (d.1740)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold15.3.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 7"Imperial Feet39.6299 
Length of Keel108' 10"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 11 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold15' 7 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen748 4994Tons BM 

Armament


3.5.1747Broadside Weight = 297 Imperial Pound ( 134.6895 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1750/51 - 20.5.1752CaptainRichard Howe (1725/26-1799) ADM 6/17/543ODNB20.5.1752 - 6.9.1753CaptainGeorge Cockburne (c.1717-1770) ADM 6/18/34ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1747Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
16.6.1747SurveyedBWAS-1714
18.3.1747/48Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
21.3.1747/48Registered in the navy listBWAS-1714
3.1748/49Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.1751Sailed for the coast of Africa and on to JamaicaBWAS-1714
5.1751Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £11519.18.7dBWAS-1714
8.1753Returned home to pay offBWAS-1714
6.9.1753Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
8.12.1762SurveyedBWAS-1714
15.12.1762Ordered to be sold for £400BWAS-1714

 

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