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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.9.1724BWAS-1714
Launched10.7.1725BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.7.1725BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Designed by Richard StaceyBWAS-1714
Constructor Richard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold28.8.1735BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck62' 7"Imperial Feet18.9865 
Length of Keel50' 2"Imperial Feet15.2908 
Breadth20' 8"Imperial Feet6.2992 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen113 9194Tons BM 

Armament


1725Broadside Weight = 16 Imperial Pound ( 7.2561 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
172580 BWAS-1714

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.7.1725 - 28.6.1726Commander Charles Cotterel (d.1754) Transfered ADM 6/14/91BWAS-171429.6.1726 - 28.7.1727Commander Julian Legg (d.1726) Discharged Dead ADM 107/2/259BWAS-171429.7.1727 - 3.1.1727/28Commander Henry Fowkes (d.1729) Transfered ADM 6/13/183
Confirmed 1.2.1727/28
BWAS-1714
4.1.1727/28 - 30.12.1729Commander William Douglas (d.1741) ADM 6/14/183BWAS-171431.12.1729 - 18.7.1735Commander James Lloyd (d.1761) ADM 6/14/215
Confirmed 1.7.1735
BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.7.1725 - 14.1.1726/27Lieutenant John Ogilvie (d.1734) Transfered ADM 6/13/91ADM 6/1319.12.1727 - 22.3.1727/28Lieutenant William Drake ADM 6/13/181ADM 6/1323.3.1727/28 - 3.11.1729Lieutenant William Boddenham ADM 6/14/200ADM 6/134.11.1729 - 18.7.1735Lieutenant Ashby Utting (d.1745/46) ADM 6/14/42ADM 6/14

Service History


DateEventSource
10.7.1725rebuilding at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1381.12.6dBWAS-1714
1728At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1730Surveying the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1731Surveying the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1732Surveying the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1733Surveying the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1734Off South CarolinaBWAS-1714
18.7.1735Paid offADM 51

 

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