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HBMS Grafton (1750)

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years ago

Grafton, 68 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1744-Aug-28B057
Laid Down1745-Sep-11B057
Launched1750-Mar-29B057
ShipyardPortsmouthB057
ConstructorPeirson LockB057
Decks2B057
RateThird Rate
In Service1755-Mar-24B057
Out Service1767-Aug-25B057
FateSoldB057

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDepthBurthenSource
160' 0"131' 4"45' 0"19' 4"1,414, 56/94B057

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsLower GundeckUpper GundeckQuarterdeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
17555206826 x 3228 x 1812 x 92 x 9731B057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1759-FebRear-AdmiralCharles StevensB057

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
1755-Feb1757-FebCharles HolmesB057
1757-FebThomas CornwallB057
1758-Feb1759-MayRichard TiddemanB057
1759-MayRichard KempenfeltB057
1760-Jun1763Hyde ParkerB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1755-FebCommissioned at a cost of £28.065.17.10d plus £2,939.14.6d for fittingB057
1755-May-11Sailed as reinforcment to Edward BoscawenB057
1756-Apr-15Sailed for North AmericaB057
1757-Apr-16Sailed for AmericaB057
1758-FebOrder to the East Indies in reinforcement for rear-admiral PocockB051
1758-Mar-16Sailed for the East Indies company with the SunderlandB057
1762-Sep-23Started operations near ManillaB057
1762-Oct-15Left ManillaB057
1763Home to pay offB057
1767-Aug-25Sold at Chatham for £625B057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
10 September 1759Battle of PondicherryB057

 

Notes

 

Sources

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