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14438
New Africa
Nominal Guns46
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired21.3.1690/91
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryHired Vessel
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Returned to Owners29.2.1695/96

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Burthen380Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1695177 JHC-11

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1690/91 - 25.12.1692Captain
Bartholomew ClementsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1701
BWAS-1603
25.12.1692 - aft.19.6.1695Captain
John KnappBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1707
BWAS-1603
9.11.1695 - 4.3.1695/96Captain
Robert ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1721
BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1695/96 - 4.3.1695/96Second Lieutenant
Christopher FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/111
ADM 6/3

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1.1694/95 - 29.2.1695/96Carpenter
Richard JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/27
ADM 6/3
12.2.1694/95 - 29.2.1695/96Chaplain
Symon SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
1696 - 29.2.1695/96Gunner
Samuel HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/96
ADM 6/4

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1692/93 - 4.3.1692/93Master's Mate
Samuel OatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1657-1702
ADM 107/1/32
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1693In the North Sea and ChannelBWAS-1603
1695Sailed to New England with a convoyBWAS-1603
1695Rated as a Fourth RateJHC-11

 

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