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Ludlow Castle -> 1744 Ludlow Castle Hulk

7740
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1721BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down3.2.1721/22BWAS-1714
Acquired1.2.1723/24BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 40-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Length of Keel101' 5"Imperial Feet30.9118 
Breadth33' 2 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen594 8494Tons BM 

Armament


1.2.1723/24Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719190Design Complement

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1724 - 26.7.1728Captain
John St LoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1747
BWAS-1714
26.7.1728 - 13.9.1729Captain
Joseph LingenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1748
ADM 6/13/212
BWAS-1714
1.4.1731 - 16.7.1733Captain
Aubrey BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
ADM 6/14/71
BWAS-1714
30.8.1739 - 12.11.1739Captain
John CrafordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/216
BWAS-1714
13.11.1739 - 16.4.1741Captain
James CusackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/234
BWAS-1714
17.4.1741 - 11.10.1741Captain
Daniel HoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/168
Confirmed 8.4.1742
BWAS-1714
11.1.1741/42 - 2.10.1744Captain
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729
Transfered ADM 6/16/354
Confirmed 22.8.1744
ODNB
2.10.1744 - 3.9.1744Commander
Thomas SomersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1749
BWAS-1714

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1723/24 - 13.4.1725First Lieutenant
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1753
Transfered ADM 6/13/65
ADM 6/13
4.3.1723/24 - 13.4.1724Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1747
Transfered ADM 6/13/65
ADM 6/13
6.3.1723/24 - 12.4.1725Second Lieutenant
George CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1737
ADM 6/13/66
ADM 6/13
13.4.1725 - 25.7.1728First Lieutenant
George CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1737
ADM 6/13/87
ADM 6/13
13.4.1725 - 6.1.1727/28Second Lieutenant
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1747
ADM 6/13/87
ADM 6/13
13.4.1725 - 21.3.1726/27Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/13/87
ADM 6/13
22.3.1726/27 - 31.7.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John Arnold LangleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1737
ADM 6/13/138
ADM 6/13
30.3.1727 - 17.1.1727/28Second Lieutenant
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/13/138
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 21.2.1728/29First Lieutenant
James LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1761
Transfered ADM 6/14/212
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 1.8.1728Second Lieutenant
John WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1746
ADM 6/13/212
ADM 6/13
1.8.1728 - 13.9.1729Second Lieutenant
George MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1756
ADM 6/14/214
ADM 6/13
1.8.1728 - 13.9.1729Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward BarberBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1758
ADM 6/14/214
ADM 6/13
1.4.1731 - 16.7.1733First Lieutenant
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
ADM 6/14/71
ADM 6/14
1.4.1731 - 16.7.1733Second Lieutenant
Nathaniel RogersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/14/71
ADM 6/14
1.4.1731 - 16.7.1733Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1733
ADM 6/15/71
ADM 6/14
30.8.1739 - 15.11.1739First Lieutenant
James MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1739
Transfered ADM 6/15/217
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - 19.9.1739Second Lieutenant
James KinkaidBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1739
ADM 6/15/217
ADM 6/15
18.9.1739 - 3.3.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
ADM 6/15/222
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 25.2.1741/42Second Lieutenant
Robert HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/256
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 19.7.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William BealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/256
ADM 6/15

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.4.1724 - 20.1.1726/27Midshipman
James FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1733
ADM 107/3/168
ADM 107/3
13.12.1726 - 4.8.1727Midshipman
James RootsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1742
ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2
5.8.1727 - 5.4.1729Master's Mate
James RootsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1742
Transfered ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
24.7.1724 - 25.10.1725Able Seaman
James RootsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1742
Transfered ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2
15.3.1728/29 - 20.5.1730Able Seaman
Peter RattenburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1745
Transfered ADM 107/3/356
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1724Newfoundland convoy dutyBWAS-1714
7.1728Commissioned for Secret Service dutyBWAS-1714
13.9.1729

Paid off

ADM 51
4.1731Recommissioned for BarbadosBWAS-1714
16.7.1733Paid offADM 51
6.1735Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
10.1735Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1629.17.4dBWAS-1714
11.1740In the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1743At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1744Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels Hulk BWAS-1714
1744Renamed Ludlow Castle HulkBWAS-1714
3.9.1744Paid offADM 51

 

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