Triton's Prize

13765
Nominal Guns30BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Royal' (1705) (30)
Captured3.2.1704/5BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1705BWAS-1603
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Sold26.11.1713BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Breadth26' 3"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen274 8494Tons BM 

Armament


1705Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck26 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705115Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1705100Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
170565Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.2.1704/5 - 24.2.1706/7Commander Thomas Miles ADM 6/8/157BWAS-160325.2.1706/7 - 11.1.1708/9Commander Coningsby Norbury (1679-1734) Transfered ADM 6/9/50BWAS-160312.1.1708/9 - 26.2.1712/13Commander Richard Thomas Girlington (d.1743) ADM 6/10/94
Confirmed 14.10.1709
BWAS-1603
27.2.1712/13 - 23.7.1713Captain John Pace (d.1739) ADM 6/12/44
Confirmed 28.6.1715
BWAS-1603
24.7.1713 - 29.9.1713Captain and Master Francis Hume (d.1753) ADM 6/11/267BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1709 - 19.10.1709Lieutenant Thomas Wilcocks (d.1741) ADM 6/10/88ADM 6/1020.10.1709 - 3.11.1713Lieutenant William Dandridge (d.1747) ADM 6/14/96ADM 6/10

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1704/5

Taken by Triton

BWAS-1603
3.3.1704/5

Purchased

BWAS-1603
1706Sailed to New YorkBWAS-1603
1707At New YorkBWAS-1603
1710To VirginiaBWAS-1603
3.11.1713Paid offADM 33

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Friday 26th of February 2021 19:19Deborah VarneyBritish Privateer 'Lyon' (1758) (10)
Friday 26th of February 2021 16:51Geoff Davies William Beaumaris Rush
Wednesday 24th of February 2021 16:39Patrick GrahamAmerican Privateer 'Dalton' (1776)
Tuesday 23rd of February 2021 11:31Carol Philip Affleck (1726-1799)
Monday 22nd of February 2021 22:04Marc P. Bullock John Bladen Tinker (c.1725-1767)