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HBMS Deptford (1732)

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Deptford, 60 Guns


Nationality British fs_gb.gif
Operated by The Royal Navy
Ordered 1726/05/03 B057
Laid Down 1729/12/12 B057
Launched 1732/08/22 B057
First Commissioned 1734/03 B057
Shipyard Deptford DY B057
Design Class 1719 Establishment 60-Gunner (1719)
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1767/06/23 B057
Fate Sold B057


B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 144' 0" Imperial Feet 43.89
Length of Keel 117' 7" Imperial Feet 35.84
Breadth 39' 0" Imperial Feet 11.89
Depth in Hold 16' 5" Imperial Feet 5
Burthen 95127/94 Tons BM
Calculated Burthen 95128/94 Tons BM  


1732/08/22 B057 Broadside Weight = 435
Lower Gun Deck 24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck 8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 6-Pounder
1752/06 B057 Broadside Weight = 315
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck 4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 6-Pounder


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1719 365 Design Complement  


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1734/03 1734/04 Captain Thomas Davers B057
1734/04 1737 Captain James Cornwall B057
1738 1738/12/04 Captain Samuel Mead B057
1739 1739 Captain John Yeo B057
1740 1741 Captain Christopher Pocklington B057
1741 1743 Captain Savage Mostyn B057
1744 1744 Captain Edward Pratten B057
1744 1746/04/30 Captain Curtis Barnet B057
1745 1746/04 Captain John Moore B057
1747/06 1750/04/15 Captain Thomas Lake B057
1752/06 1755 Captain George Edgcumbe B057
1756 1756/09 Captain John Amherst B057
1756/09 1757 Captain James Gilchrist B057
1758/01 1760 Captain John Hollwall B057
1761/09 1763 Captain Dudley Digges B057
1764 1764/05 Captain William Paston B057
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1752/06/03 1756/11/10 Lieutenant Thomas Bailie W031


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1732/09/23 Completed Completed at a cost of £12,985.0.4d B057
1732/09/26 Began Completed at Deptford DY B057
1735 In the Tagus B057
1736/07 Began small repair at Plymouth DY B057
1736/12 Completed small repair at a cost of £1,523.16.0d B057
1738 In home waters B057
1738/12/04 Paid off B057
1740 Off Ushant B057
1740/05/23 Took the privateer San Sebastianoff Ushant  
1740/10/26 Sailed for the West Indies B057
1741/03/04 Present at Operations against Cartagena  
1742/09/28 Took the privateer Nuestra Señora del Carmen  
1743 Cruise to the Azores B057
1744 In the Channel B057
1744/04/30 Sailed for the East Indies B057
1744/05/26 Took the privateer L' Aimable Maria  
1746/04 Returned home B057
1746/10 Began middling repair at Woolwich DY B057
1747/08 Completed middling repair at a cost of £13,410.0.0d B057
1747/11 Sailed for the East Indies B057
1748/07 At Port St David B057
1750/10/10 Surveyed B057
1751/01 Began Great Repair at Deptford DY B057
1752/06 Re-classified as a Fourth Rate Ship of the Line of 50 guns  
1752/07 Completed Great Repair at a cost of £17,872.2.4d ,including refit as a 50-gun ship B057
1752/09/05 Sailed for the Mediterranean B057
1756/05/20 Present at the Battle of Minorca  
1757/12 Began fitting at Chatham DY B057
1758/02 Completed fitting at a cost of £10,995.10.6d B057
1758/06 At St Malom then Cherbourg and St Cas B057
1759 In the Channel B057
1759/07/03 Present at Bombardment of Le Havre  
1759/07/03 Took the privateer Madame Barail  
1759/07/03 Took the privateer Madame Durat  
1761/06 Began small repair at Portsmouth DY B057
1761/09 Completed small repair at a cost of £6,511.13.3d B057
1761/11/28 Sailed for Jamaica, performing a trial of John Harrison's Naval Chronometer B057
1762/06/06 Present at Operations against Havanna  
1764/05 Paid off B057
1764/06/14 Surveyed B057
1767/04/17 Surveyed B057


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
1741/03/04 Operations against Cartagena
1756/05/20 Battle of Minorca
1759/07/03 Bombardment of Le Havre
1762/06/06 Operations against Havanna


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield
W031 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press

Last Updated :2010/04/04 at 16:00:39 by Cy

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