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Magdalen

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Nominal Guns6BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1.1764BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1714
Sold23.9.1777BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Keel48' 8"Imperial Feet14.6558 
Breadth18' 8"Imperial Feet5.5118 
Depth in Hold8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Burthen90 394Tons BM 

Armament


1.1764Broadside Weight = 9 Imperial Pound ( 4.0815 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.176430 BWAS-1714

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.12.1763 - 17.11.1764Lieutenant
Robert DugdaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1764
Dismissed
BWAS-1714
19.11.1764 - 7.11.1767Lieutenant
Henry HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
ODNB
8.11.1767 - 16.7.1769Lieutenant
Robert CalderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1813
BWAS-1714
17.7.1769 - 15.8.1775Lieutenant
Henry ColinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1791
BWAS-1714
15.8.1775 - 12.6.1776Lieutenant
Joseph NunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1809
BWAS-1714
13.7.1776 - 30.5.1777Lieutenant
William LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1777
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1764Purchased in North AmericaBWAS-1714
7.1769Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1769Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.9.1769Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
30.5.1777Paid offADM 51
23.9.1777Sold at QuebecBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1.1.1775-1.1.1775North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
 

Notes on Ship


AssignmentADM 346

HM Schooner Magdalen: assigned 'Lieut Henry Harvey, Commander', 'Lewis Lane; 2nd Master & Pilot' and 'Maude'; 19 November 1764 to 7 November 1767; United States, E Coast and Gulf of St Lawrence including Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island;


AssignmentADM 346

HM Schooner Magdalen: assigned 'Lieut Robert Calder', 'Lewis Lane' and 'B Robertson, Navy Office'; 8 November 1767 to 31 December 1768; United States, E Coast and Gulf of St Lawrence, including Nova Scotia


AssignmentADM 346

HM Schooner Magdalen: assigned 'Robert Calder, Commander', 'Lewis Lane; 2nd Master & Pilot' and 'B Robertson, Navy Office'; 1 January to 16 July 1769; United States, E Coast



 

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