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HBMUS Ferret (1711)

Page history last edited by Cy 14 years, 12 months ago

Ferret, 10 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1711/01/24 B164
Laid Down 1711/04/20 B028
Launched 1711/04/02 B028
Shipyard Deptford DY B028
Design Class Jamaica Group (1710)
Designer Joseph Allin B164
Master Shipbuilder Joseph Allin B028
Rate Unrated
Type Sloop
Out Service 1718/09/01 B028
Fate Captured B028

Dimensions
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 64' 7" Imperial Feet 19.69
Length of Keel 50' 5" Imperial Feet 15.37
Breadth 20' 8" Imperial Feet 6.3
Depth in Hold 9' 1" Imperial Feet 2.77
Burthen 11451/94 Tons BM

Armament
1711/04/02 B164 Broadside Weight = 21
Gun Deck 8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck 2 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck 4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1710 80 B164
1710/08/02 100 Design Complement  

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1711/07 1712 Commander James Thornton B164
1712 1717 Commander Samuel Chadwick B164
1718 1718/06/26 Commander John Yeo B164
1718/06/26 1718/09/01 Post Captain John Yeo B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1711/07 Commissioned for Sheerness B164
1712 In the Firth of Forth B164
1712/03 Began small repair at Harwich B164
1712/06 Completed small repair at a cost of £0.0.0d B164
1715 Scilly Isles B164
1718 Sailed for Gibraltar B164
1718/09/01 Taken by Spanish 50-gun Hermione of Guevara's squadron in Cadiz Bay 1.9.1718 B164

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

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge

Last Updated :2009/05/29 at 21:52:31 by Cy

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