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HBMS Boyne (1766)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 2 months ago

Boyne, 68 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1758/05/13 B057
Laid Down 1758/08/09 B057
Named 1758/10/28 B057
Launched 1766/05/31 B057
Shipyard Plymouth DY B057
Design Class Burford Class (1753)
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1783/05 B057
Fate Broken Up B057

Dimensions
B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 162' 0" Imperial Feet 49.38
Length of Keel 134' 6" Imperial Feet 41
Breadth 44' 8" Imperial Feet 13.61
Depth in Hold 19' 8" Imperial Feet 5.99
Draught Forward 11' 41/2" Imperial Feet 3.47
Draught Aft 17' 9" Imperial Feet 5.41
Burthen 1,42687/94 Tons BM

Armament
1766/05/31 B057 Broadside Weight = 731
Lower Gun Deck 26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck 12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1753 520 Design Complement  

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1770/10 1774 Captain Thomas Burnet B057
1774 1776 Captain Broderick Hartwell B057
1777 1780 Captain Herbert Sawyer B057
1780 1780/11 Captain Sir Charles Cotton B057

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1770/10 Commissioned for the Falklands dispute B057
1771 Began fitting at Plymouth DY B057
1771/03/08 Completed fitting at a cost of £10,541.1.1d B057
1771/03/08 Completed at Plymouth DY at a cost of £29,205.5.5d B057
1771/06/03 Sailed for Jamaica B057
1772 Returned home B057
1773 Guardship at Plymouth B057
1773/04 fitting at Plymouth DY ,as a guardship B057
1773/06/22 Took part in the Spithead review B057
1774 Guardship at Plymouth B057
1774/10/23 Sailed for North America B057
1776/03 Returned home B057
1777 Commissioned for the Channel B057
1778/05/24 Sailed for the Leeward Islands B057
1778/12/14 Present at the Battle of St. Lucia  
1779/07/06 Present at the Battle of Grenada  

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1778/12/14 Battle of St. Lucia
1779/07/06 Battle of Grenada

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield

Last Updated :2009/11/13 at 09:44:22 by Cy

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