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Triton

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Triton Prize
Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured12.10.1702B028
ShipyardBrest - Brittany W033
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
W033
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1702 - 30.12.1702Captain
William ScalleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1703
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
21.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1704Captain
Tudor TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
ADM 6/7/80
BWAS-1603
20.11.1704 - 20.10.1706Captain
Joseph TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1715
ADM 6/8/111
BWAS-1603
21.10.1706 - 5.10.1708Commander
Richard DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1718
ADM 6/11/80
Confirmed 8.11.1710
ADM 6/11

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1702 - 30.12.1702First Lieutenant
Thomas HelbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/7/67
ADM 6/7
14.10.1702 - 30.12.1702Second Lieutenant
James PamfletBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/7/67
Confirmed 21.12.1702
ADM 6/7
5.3.1702/3 - 30.6.1703First Lieutenant
Edward DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1676-1711
ADM 6/7/101
ADM 6/7
6.3.1702/3 - 5.3.1704/5Second Lieutenant
John BarkleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1705
ADM 6/8/101
ADM 6/7
1.7.1703 - 9.2.1703/4First Lieutenant
George LumleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1710
ADM 6/7/136
ADM 6/7
10.2.1703/4 - 17.8.1704First Lieutenant
Nicholas RandallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
Transfered ADM 6/8/47
ADM 6/8
18.8.1704 - 31.1.1704/5First Lieutenant
John GullinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
Transfered ADM 6/8/95
Confirmed 19.9.1704
ADM 6/8
6.3.1704/5 - 14.8.1705Second Lieutenant
Thomas WilcocksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1723
ADM 6/8/160
ADM 6/8
15.8.1705 - 29.12.1705Second Lieutenant
George ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1702-1742
Transfered ADM 6/8/189
ODNB
29.12.1705 - 30.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Charles MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1707
Transfered ADM 6/8/213
ADM 6/8
31.1.1705/6 - 16.7.1706Second Lieutenant
George ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1702-1742
ADM 6/8/226
ADM 6/8
24.7.1706 - 29.9.1708Second Lieutenant
Yelverton PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1742
Transfered ADM 6/9/4
ADM 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) 1703-1705
French 24 Gun
Privateer

7.5.1705Took the Ship
L'Entreprenante (24) 1705-1705
French 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship

9.5.1705Brought a French privateer of 26-guns into Plymouth as a prizeBG
20.10.1705Took the Ship of the Line
Pendennis (54) 1695-1705
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
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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