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Description of typeBWAS-1603
these vessels were 2-masted and were in addition fitted to allow rowing with 12 oars

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns2
Approved1699/07/01
Designer 
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew50
Ships in Class8

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 2.50 Imperial Pound ( 1.13 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 x British Falconet
Gun Deck4 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed      48' 0"16' 0" 65 3494' 0"
Bonetta (2) 1.7.1699Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 1.9.169910.4.1712Sold58' 2"48' 0"16' 1"6' 1"66 494
Prohibition (2) 1.7.1699Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 5.9.169914.8.1702Captured 48' 4"16' 4"6' 1"68 5594
Shark (2) 1.7.1699Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 5.9.169930.3.1703Captured58' 2"48' 0"16' 1"6' 1"66 494
Swallow (6) 1.7.1699Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 30.9.169919.4.1703Captured59' 2"48' 10"16' 0"6' 2 ½"66
Merlin (2) 1.7.1699Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 30.9.169920.11.1712Sold59' 2"48' 10"16' 0"6' 2 ½"66 4494
Fox (2) 1.7.1699Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 14.10.16992.12.1699Wrecked58' 6"47' 6"16' 4"6' 0"64 6494
Wolf (2) 1.7.1699Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 2.11.169910.4.1712Sold58' 6"48' 0"16' 6"6' 0"65 4894
Swift (2) 1.7.1699Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 2.11.169918.8.1702Captured58' 6"48' 0"16' 6"6' 0"65 4894

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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