Jason

7724
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured3.5.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned13.2.1751/52
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold15.3.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck131' 3"Imperial Feet39.9313 
Length of Keel108' 4"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Breadth37' 6"Imperial Feet11.2994 
Depth in Hold16' 0 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen810 3294Tons BM 

Armament


3.5.1747Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1752280 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.2.1751/52 - 13.12.1753CaptainJames Young (1717-1789) ADM 6/18/25BWAS-171413.12.1753 - 19.1.1755CaptainEdward Clarke (c.1708-1779) ADM 6/18/84BWAS-171419.1.1755 - 26.4.1755CaptainRobert Routh (d.1760) ADM 6/18/160ADM 6/1815.6.1757 - 3.8.1757CaptainThe Hon. Robert Boyle (1736-1780) ADM 6/18/410BWAS-17143.8.1757 - 27.1.1758CaptainWilliam Paston (1731-1774) ADM 6/18/425BWAS-171427.1.1758 - 31.1.1758CaptainRobert Grant (c.1719-1758) ADM 6/18/477BWAS-17141.12.1758 - 5.2.1762CaptainThomas Warwick (d.1775) ADM 6/19/10BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.2.1751/52 - 26.4.1755First LieutenantWilliam Harris (c.1723-1766) ADM 6/18/25ADM 6/18

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1747Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
15.2.1747/48Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.1747/48Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.7.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
21.11.1749RegisteredBWAS-1714
1.1750Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £8814.8.8dBWAS-1714
6.1752Sailed for New England and NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
11.3.1754Sailed for Arfica and the West IndiesBWAS-1714
26.4.1755Paid offADM 51
23.6.1755SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.1757Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
6.1757RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1757Expedititon to RochefortBWAS-1714
10.1757Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Ship
11.1757Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £3920.3.4dBWAS-1714
1758Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Transport
6.1758Operations against St Malo, Cherbourg and St CasBWAS-1714
6.1758Refitted as a 30 gun Fifth Rate Ship
1.3.1760Took the Privateer L'Elizabeth At Martinique
19.1.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
26.1.1763Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
15.3.1763Sold for £400BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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