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Hampshire

13998
Nominal Guns46BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Acquired1686BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Sunk in Action26.8.1697BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel101' 0"Imperial Feet30.7848 
Breadth30' 2"Imperial Feet9.1948 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen488 8494Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 189 Imperial Pound ( 85.7115 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British Minions
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1687 - 17.9.1688Captain
Richard TrevanionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
B051
1689 - 1691Captain
Sir Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
BWAS-1603
1.4.1692 - 1694Captain
William HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1694
BWAS-1603
1694 - 6.10.1694Captain
Thomas SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1831
BWAS-1603
21.5.1695 - 26.8.1697Captain
John FletcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
† ADM 6/4/64
Confirmed 22.1.1696/97
BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.1.1694/95 - 21.11.1695First Lieutenant
John CoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
Transfered ADM 6/4/64
Confirmed 22.1.1697
ADM 6/4
3.6.1695 - 26.8.1697Second Lieutenant
John SweertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/64
Confirmed 22.1.1696/97
ADM 6/4

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.8.1696 - 1697Boatswain
Edward BoisinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/63
Confirmed 18.1.1696/97
ADM 6/4
18.8.1696 - 1697Gunner
Gregory TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/63
Issued by
Richard KirkbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1702
, Greater Antilles - Caribbean Sea
Confirmed 19.1.1696/97
ADM 6/4
10.9.1696 - 17.3.1696/97Purser
William PayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/58
Issued by
John FletcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697

Confirmed 1.1.1696/97
ADM 6/4
18.3.1696/97 - 26.8.1697Purser
Ralph PettitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1692 - 19.3.1693/94Midshipman
Raymond HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1694
ADM 107/1/65
ADM 107/1
2.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
Jazel ShortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/68
ADM 6/4
2.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
Charles GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/68
ADM 6/4
5.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
John RobsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/68
ADM 6/4

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
28.9.1686 - 16.3.1687/88Able Seaman
Henry DayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1686-1691
ADM 107/1/5
ADM 107/1
12.1.1686/87 - 5.6.1688Captain's Servant
George MaughamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1699
ADM 107/1/9
ADM 107/1
17.11.1688 - 7.1.1688/89Able Seaman
William OckmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1715
Transfered ADM 107/1/71
ADM 107/1
2.8.1689 - 30.6.1692Able Seaman
Raymond HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1694
ADM 107/1/65
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1687In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1690In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1691In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1692In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1694In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
7.1696In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
26.8.1697Battle of Hudsons Bay

 

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Posted by Maxim Bankin on Thursday 26th of May 2022 09:55

https://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-state-papers/colonial/america-west-indies/vol14/pp564-583

2,022. VI. Sir William Beeston's sailing-orders to Captain Thomas Kenny of H.M.S. Hampshire. To convey Colonel Beckford to St. Domingo, and when his business there is done, to cruise off Savona so as to meet with the English fleet. He is to consult Colonel Beckford in all things and to take his orders from him. 22 Feb. 1694–5. Copy. 1 p.

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