Africa

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 Clements (d.1712)BWAS-160325.12.1692 - 9.11.1694Captain John KnappBWAS-16039.11.1694 - 4.3.1695/96Captain Robert ThompsonBWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1695/96 - 4.3.1695/96Second Lieutenant Christopher Field ADM 6/3/111ADM 6/3

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.1.1694/95 - 1695Carpenter Richard Jones ADM 6/3/27ADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1692/93 - 4.3.1692/93Master's Mate Samuel Oates (c.1645-?) ADM 107/1/32ADM 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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