Nominal Guns60BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned2.1693BWAS-1603
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1603
Ship Class1691 Program - 60 gun 4th RatesBWAS-1603
Designed by John TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck145' 0"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel118' 10"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold15' 7 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen912 7994Tons BM 


11.2.1692/93Broadside Weight = 410 Imperial Pound ( 185.9354 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1691365Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders

1693 - 18.12.1694Captain Jacob Bancks (1662-1724)BWAS-160319.12.1694 - 28.1.1695/96Captain John Norris (1670-1749)BWAS-1603

1 Crewman

17.12.1694 - 28.1.1695/96Captain's Servant John Roberts ADM 107/2/38ADM 107/2

Service History

12.1693Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
8.1.1695Action of 1695-01-18
28.1.1695/96Wrecked on the Shipwash sandbank in the ThamesBWAS-1603


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