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SHV Lamb of Glasgow

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 6 months ago

Lamb of Glasgow, 20 Guns

 

Details

NationalityScottish
Ordered
Started
Named
Launched1690
ShipyardGlasgow
Plans
Constructor
Supplier
Decks
RateHired Ship
In Service1690/02/11B062
Out Service
Fate

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenSource
c.100B062

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsGundeckQuarterdeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
169020B062

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
1691/05/04Ninian GibsonB062

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1690/05/10Commissioned for three months service as a Scottish frigateB062
1690Service against the Western Highlanders, in company with the English ships Dartmouth and LarkB062
1691/05/04Recommissioned for serviceB062

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

Owned by and hired from James Gibsone merchant in Glasgow.

 

Commission to Ninian Gibson to Command a Frigate

The Lords of their Majesties' Privy Council for the Kingdom of Scotland to all and sundry kings, . . . Forasmuch as Ninian Gibson, merchant in the city of Glasgow has offered to serve their Majesties . . . with the ship called the Lamb of Glasgow, whereof he is master, against their Majesties' enemies . . . the said Lords . . . having special trust and confidence in the loyalty, courage and conduct of the said Ninian Gibson, have therefore nominated and appointed and hereby nominate and appoint the said Ninian Gibson to be captain of the good ship or frigate called the Lamb of Glasgow of the burden of 100 tons or thereabouts, and twenty pieces of ordnance, with all ammunition proportionable as a man-of-war commissioned in his Majesty's actual service: Giving, granting and committing ... At Edinburgh the 4th day of May, 1691.

 

(Signed) STAIR, P.i

 

ARGYLL,

MORTOUN,

FORFAR,

RAITH,

BEILHAVEN,

C. CAMPBELL,

Jo. MAITLAND,

THO. LIVINGSTONE.

 

Sources

B062The Old Scots Navy 1689-1707Navy Records Society

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