Sweepstakes

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.12.1707BWAS-1603
Acquired20.9.1708BWAS-1603
First Commissioned2.9.1708BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Captured16.4.1709BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 5"Imperial Feet32.9343 
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Aft13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen416 5794Tons BM 

Armament


20.4.1709Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
20.9.1708145 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1708 - 16.4.1709CaptainSamuel Mead (d.1725) ADM 6/9/182BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.9.1708 - 10.3.1708/9LieutenantThomas Stringer ADM 6/9/183ADM 6/9

Service History


DateEventSource
16.4.1709Taken by two French privateers off the Scilly IslesBWAS-1603

 

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