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HBMUS Terror (1742)

Page history last edited by Cy 14 years, 7 months ago

Terror, 8 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1741/09/14 B057
Laid Down 1741/10/09 B057
Launched 1742/03/13 B057
Shipyard Limehouse B028
Design Class Comet Class (1741)
Designer Surveyors The B057
Constructor & Whetstone Grevill B057
Rate Unrated
Type Bomb Vessel
Out Service 1754/12/03 B028
Fate Sold B028

Dimensions
B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 91' 9" Imperial Feet 27.97
Length of Keel 74' 113/8" Imperial Feet 22.84
Breadth 26' 5" Imperial Feet 8.05
Depth in Hold 11' 21/2" Imperial Feet 3.42

Armament
1742/03/13 B057 Broadside Weight = 19
Gun Deck 8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck 12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck 1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck 1 British 10" Mortar
1743 B057 Broadside Weight = 24
Gun Deck 10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck 14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
1746 B057 Broadside Weight = 19
Gun Deck 8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck 12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck 1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck 1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1741/09 60 Design Complement  

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1742/03 Unknown Commander Abraham Duncomb B057
1743/05 1744 Commander David Brodie B057
1744/12 1746/09 Commander Robert Duff B057
1746/10 1747/02 Commander Thomas Riggs B057
1747/02 1747/06 Commander George Hudson B057

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1742/03/13 Began fitting at Deptford DY B057
1742/06/13 Completed fitting at a cost of £1,997.0.0d B057
1742/07/04 Began refitting at Woolwich B057
1742/07/31 Completed refitting at a cost of £98.3.3d ,as a sloop B057
1743/05 Commissioned for service "in the soundings" B057
1743/12/08 Began refitting at Sheerness B057
1743/12/31 Completed refitting at a cost of £835.11.11d ,as a Bomb vessel B057
1744/06 Began refitting at Portsmouth B057
1744/08 Completed refitting at a cost of £3,060.4.4d ,as a sloop B057
1744/12 Recommissioned B057
1746/05/01 Present at the Action of 1746-05-01  
1746/09 Began refitting at Rotherhithe B057
1746/10 Recommissioned B057
1747/02 Completed refitting at a cost of £3,014.18.18d ,fitting completed as a Bomb vessel at Deptford DY B057
1747/06 Paid off B057
1748/11/30 Surveyed B057
1751/10/09 Surveyed B057
1754/09/10 Surveyed B057
1754/09/25 Ordered to be sold for £203 B057
1754/12/03 Sold at Deptford B057

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

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1746/05/01 Action of 1746-05-01

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
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 :2009/07/19 at 10:08:37 by Cy

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