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HBMUS Shark (1723)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years ago

Shark, 10 Guns

Nationality British
Previously Shark
Ordered 1722/10/09 B057
Launched 1723/09/03 B057
Shipyard Deptford DY B028
Master Shipbuilder Richard Stacey B057
Rate Unrated
Type Snow
Out Service 1732/08/03 B028
Fate Sold B028

B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 69' 2" Imperial Feet 21.08
Length of Keel 54' 8" Imperial Feet 16.66
Breadth 20' 8" Imperial Feet 6.3
Depth in Hold 9' 6" Imperial Feet 2.9
Burthen 12418/94 Tons BM

1723 B057 Broadside Weight = 17
Gun Deck 10 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck 4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1723 80 B057

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1723/04 1728 Commander George Sclater B057
1729 1730 Commander Foot Pyke B057
1730 1731/06/13 Commander Cornelius Mitchell B057
1731/06/14 1732 Post Captain Cornelius Mitchell B057

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1723/04 Commissioned for the Channel B057
1723/04 Completed at Deptford DY at a cost of £1,391.16.16d ,for hull only B057
1724 Sailed for Virginia B057
1728 Returned home B057
1728/09 Began repairs at Deptford DY B057
1729/11 Completed repairs at a cost of £500.17.17d ,for hull only B057
1730 At Jamaica B057
1731 At Jamaica B057
1732/08/03 Sold for £181 B057

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge

Last Updated :2009/05/30 at 08:06:53 by Cy

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