Deal Castle

Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupBWAS-1603
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 11"Imperial Feet27.7622 
Length of Keel77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Breadth24' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet7.3216 
Depth in Hold10' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen240 394Tons BM 


6.11.1697Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

29.10.1697 - 16.2.1699/1700Captain Henry Fowles (d.1704) ADM 6/4/121BWAS-160316.3.1699/1700 - 13.11.1702Captain Edward Doyley (d.1703): on board from 22.3.1699/1700 ADM 6/6/26BWAS-160314.11.1702 - 16.1.1703/4Commander Thomas Scott (d.1725) ADM 6/14/59ADM 6/717.1.1703/4 - 20.4.1705Commander John Trehearne (d.1705) Discharged Dead ADM 6/8/43BWAS-160321.4.1705 - 3.7.1706Commander Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750) ADM 6/8/216
Confirmed 4.1.1705/6

7 Commissioned Officers

1.11.1697 - 16.2.1699/1700Lieutenant Thomas Lambert ADM 6/4/121ADM 6/416.3.1699/1700 - 11.8.1702Lieutenant Thomas Mathews (1676-1750) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/612.8.1702 - 13.11.1702Lieutenant William Monckton ADM 6/7/47ADM 6/714.11.1702 - 24.5.1703Lieutenant George Doyley (d.1707) ADM 6/7/59ADM 6/725.5.1703 - bef.8.9.1704Lieutenant Edward Paddon (d.1704) Discharged Dead ADM 6/8/45
Confirmed 21.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
8.9.1704 - 3.7.1706Lieutenant John Aldridge ADM 6/8/216
Confirmed 4.1.1704/5
ADM 6/8
9.9.1706 - 3.7.1706Lieutenant John Russell ADM 6/9/10ADM 6/9

2 Warrant Officers

17.7.1696 - 1696Boatswain Richard ClarageADM/A21.3.1699/1700 - 1700Midshipman Extra Philip Simpkins (c.1668-?) ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/6

Service History

1699To NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1700To America and the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1702Surveying the Irish CoastBWAS-1603
1703In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1704Voyage to JamaicaBWAS-1603
3.7.1706Taken by a French privateer of 26-guns off OstendBWAS-1603


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