Origin and History
The frigate was built by John Reed at Hull and launched on August 31 1757.
During the Seven Years' War, the frigate was under the command of:
- from March 24 1757: captain Andrew Wilkinson
- from the autumn of 1759: captain Richard Bickerton
- in 1761: captain George MacKenzie
The frigate was burnt by accident on June 19 1779.
Service during the War
In 1759, the frigate took part in the operations in the Mediterranean. On August 18, she was present at the victorious battle of Lagos. Later the same year, she was sent to the West Indies where she remained until at least 1761.
|Length at gundeck||109 ft 4 in (33.30 m.)|
|Width||30 ft 6 in (9.30 m.)|
|Depth||9 ft 7 in (2.90 m.)|
|Displacement||451 long tons (458 tonnes)|
Blasco, Manuel, British 6th Rates, 3 Decks Wiki
Phillips, M., Michael Phillip's Ships of the Old Navy
N.B.: the section Service during the War is mostly derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.