Hazard

7707
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.4.1744BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down26.4.1744BWAS-1714
Named24.11.1744BWAS-1714
Launched11.12.1744BWAS-1714
First Commissioned23.11.1744
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1714
Ship ClassMerlin Class
Designed byJacob Ackworth (d.1748/49)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn BuxtonBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrigantine
Captured24.11.1745BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench snow 'Hasard' (1745) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck92' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet28.0607 
Length of Keel74' 11 ⅛"Imperial Feet22.5584 
Breadth26' 2"Imperial Feet7.9333 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen272 8394Tons BM 

Armament


11.12.1744Broadside Weight = 33.5 Imperial Pound ( 15.1926 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck10 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1743110Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
23.11.1744 - 24.11.1745CommanderThomas Hill (d.1765) ADM 6/16/390BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1744/45 - 24.11.1745LieutenantMichael Burges (d.1746) ADM 6/16/438ADM 6/16

Service History


DateEventSource
11.12.1744Completed at Rotherhithe at a cost of £2211.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.12.1744Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.3.1744/45Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £2007.17.10dBWAS-1714
24.11.1745Captured by Jacobite rebels in Montrose harbour and handed over to the FrenchBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
 

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