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Triton

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Triton Prize
Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fourth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 1er ordre 'Le Triton' (1697) (44)
Captured12.10.1702B028
ShipyardBrest - Brittany W033
ConstructorBlaise PangaloW033
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold4.10.1709BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Length of Keel105' 7"Imperial Feet32.0396 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Burthen661 7394Tons BM 

Armament


12.10.1702Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1702230 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1702 - 20.1.1702/3CaptainWilliam Scalley (d.1703) ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
21.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1704CaptainTudor Trevor (d.1739/40) ADM 6/7/80BWAS-160320.11.1704 - 20.10.1706CaptainJoseph Taylor (c.1664-?) ADM 6/8/111BWAS-160321.10.1706 - 8.4.1709CommanderRichard Davis (d.1718) ADM 6/11/80
Commission confirmed 8.11.1710
ADM 6/11

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1702 - 25.2.1702/3First LieutenantThomas Helby ADM 6/7/67ADM 6/714.10.1702 - 13.1.1702/3Third LieutenantJames Pamflet (d.1727) ADM 6/7/67
Commission confirmed 21.12.1702
ADM 6/7
5.3.1702/3 - 30.6.1703First LieutenantEdward Dixon (c.1661-?) ADM 6/7/101ADM 6/76.3.1702/3 - 5.3.1704/5Second LieutenantJohn Barkley (d.1713) ADM 6/8/101ADM 6/71.7.1703 - 5.2.1703/4First LieutenantGeorge Lumley (c.1671-1710) ADM 6/7/136ADM 6/710.2.1703/4 - 17.8.1704First LieutenantNicholas Randall ADM 6/8/47ADM 6/818.8.1704 - 5.3.1704/5First LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/8/95
Commission confirmed 19.9.1704
ADM 6/8
6.3.1704/5 - 14.8.1705Second LieutenantThomas Wilcocks (d.1741) ADM 6/8/160ADM 6/815.8.1705 - 29.12.1705Second LieutenantGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/8/189ODNB29.12.1705 - 30.1.1705/6Second LieutenantCharles Miller (d.1707) ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/831.1.1705/6 - 16.7.1706Second LieutenantGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/8/226ADM 6/824.7.1706 - 29.9.1708Second LieutenantYelverton Peyton (d.1748) ADM 6/9/4ADM 6/9

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1702Taken at the Battle of Vigo
29.1.1702/3PurchasedBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
5.1705Took the Privateer Le Beringhen (24)
7.5.1705Took the Ship L'Entreprenante (24)
9.5.1705Brought a French privateer of 26-guns into Plymouth as a prizeBG
20.10.1705Took the Ship of the Line Pendennis (54) off the Dogger Bank
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
6.1707Present at the relief of DeniaBWAS-1603
4.10.1709Sold at Woolwich for £120BWAS-1603

 

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