Saxon

7811
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'La Saxonne' (1744) (16)
Captured13.4.1746BWAS-1714
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Sold1748BWAS-1714

Armament


4.1746Broadside Weight = 51.5 Imperial Pound ( 23.3556 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1746 - 27.4.1747Commander James Burcher (c.1716-1747)BWAS-171428.4.1747 - 15.10.1747Commander Alexander Campbell (d.1758) ADM 6/17/301
Issued by The Hon. Fitzroy Henry Lee (1698/99-1751), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 21.12.1747
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.5.1746 - 3.1.1746/47Lieutenant John Neale (d.c.1785) Transfered ADM 6/17/460
Issued by The Hon. Fitzroy Henry Lee (1698/99-1751), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 5.5.1749
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
26.5.1746Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £1875.0.0dBWAS-1714

 

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