Bonaventure

13474
Nominal Guns48BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Bonaventure' (1683) (52)
Ordered1698BWAS-1603
Acquired1699BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1711B028
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Bonaventure' (1711) (54)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck125' 5"Imperial Feet38.1051 
Length of Keel102' 5"Imperial Feet31.1531 
Breadth33' 1"Imperial Feet10.0669 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.7211 
Burthen596 2494Tons BM 

Armament


1699Broadside Weight = 204 Imperial Pound ( 92.514 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1700/1 - 23.7.1702CaptainFleetwood Emes (d.1703) ADM 6/6/62BWAS-160324.7.1702 - 15.11.1702CaptainNathaniel Grantham (d.1723) ADM 6/7/46ADM 6/716.11.1702 - 10.7.1707CaptainEdward Rumsey (d.1710) ADM 6/7/60BWAS-160311.7.1707 - 16.10.1709CaptainPhilip Boys (1671-1726/27) ADM 6/9/82BWAS-160317.10.1709 - 30.4.1711CaptainMichael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/10/95ADM 6/10

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.1.1700/1 - 13.11.1702Second LieutenantThomas Scott (d.1725) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 19.3.1704/5First LieutenantSamuel Mead (d.1725) ADM 6/6/66ADM 6/627.4.1703 - 13.6.1705Second LieutenantJohn Denew (d.1738) ADM 6/8/54
Commission confirmed 19.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
20.3.1704/5 - 7.4.1709First LieutenantJohn Ford ADM 6/8/164ADM 6/814.6.1705 - 7.4.1709Second LieutenantJohn Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/8/195
Commission confirmed 28.9.1705
ADM 6/8
8.4.1709 - 1.3.1710/11First LieutenantJohn Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/10/52ADM 6/109.4.1709 - 29.12.1710Second LieutenantJohn Beaver ADM 6/10/52ADM 6/10

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
20.1.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-orderGeorge Moore ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/721.1.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-orderMiles Cole ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7

Service History


DateEventSource
1701Commissioned for a voyage to GuineaBWAS-1603
1703Sailed to Newfoundland and the West Indies with convoysBWAS-1603
1704In North SeaBWAS-1603
1711Broken up at Chatham to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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