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HBMUS Mediator (1745)

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Mediator, 10 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Purchased1745
ShipyardPurchased
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Out Service1745/07/29
FateFoundered

 

Dimensions

SourceBritish Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792
Length of Gundeck61' 4"
Length of Keel44' 0"
Breadth21' 2"
Depth in Hold9' 9"
Burthen104 74/94

 

Armament

Date1745/03/08B057
Gun Deck10British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck18British 1/2-Pound Swivel

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1745/03/1880EstablishmentB057
1745/05/1760EstablishmentB057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1745/03/181745/06/03CommanderGeorge HamiltonB057
1745/06/291745/07/19CommanderCharles BrownB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1745Purchased at AntiguaB057
1745/03/18First commissionedB057
1745/05/09Arrived at Portsmouth. Valued at £104.15.8d for the hull and £150.15.0d for the masts, yards, furniture and stores.B057
1745/06/03Taken by the french privateer sloop Naiade off the NeedlesB057
1745/06/04Retaken by the AssistanceB057
1745/06/29Completed refitting at a cost of £571.4.11dB057
1745/07/29Foundered in Ostend harbourB057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

Built in the Chesapeake area of Virginia c1741

 

This was the only single masted sloop to serve in the Georgian Royal Navy

 

Sources

B057British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792

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