Portsmouth

13590
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish yacht 'Portsmouth' (1674) (8)
Acquired6.1688BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
ConstructorPhineus Pett (1628-1678)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1603
Foundered7.11.1703BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck71' 0"Imperial Feet21.6408 
Length of Keel59' 0"Imperial Feet17.9832 
Breadth21' 4"Imperial Feet6.5024 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen142 7894Tons BM 

Armament


1689Broadside Weight = 14 Imperial Pound ( 6.349 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/4" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
168950 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1689 - 1692CommanderRobert MartinBWAS-16031693 - 28.12.1693CommanderCharles Cornewall (1669-1718)BWAS-160324.2.1702/3 - 27.11.1703CommanderGeorge Hawes (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/92BWAS-1603

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.10.1689 - 20.9.1690VolunteerGeorge Saunders (c.1671-1734) ADM 107/1/22ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1689Commissioned as a sloopBWAS-1603
1689Off MargateBWAS-1603
1690In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1691In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1692In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1693Off the HumberBWAS-1603
7.11.1703Foundered at the Nore, all hands were lostBWAS-1603

 

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