Speedwell Prize

13782
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer 'La Marie Thérèse' (1708)
Captured14.7.1708BWAS-1603
First Commissioned17.8.1708
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold11.9.1712BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck75' 4"Imperial Feet22.8803 
Length of Keel60' 0"Imperial Feet18.288 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold9' 10 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen155 6094Tons BM 

Armament


1708Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Minions
Gun Deck4 British Falcon

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1708100 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1708 - 7.2.1714/15CommanderChristopher Parker (d.1765) ADM 6/9/180BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
14.7.1708Taken by SpeedwellBWAS-1603
4.10.1708RegisteredBWAS-1603
11.9.1712Sold for £232BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
 

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