Samuel and Henry

Nominal Guns44BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Returned to Owners31.3.1696BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel82' 3"Imperial Feet25.0317 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Burthen380 6994Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1694180 JHC-11
12.1695177 JHC-11

3 Ship Commanders

bef.22.12.1691 - aft.22.12.1691Captain John Votier ADM 106/411/169ADM 106c.14.3.1692/93 - aft.23.12.1693Captain Charles Wager (1666-1743) ADM 106/441/358ADM 106bef.6.3.1694/95 - 31.3.1696Captain Humphrey Sanders (d.1725/26)ADM 106

1 Warrant Officer

15.9.1692 - 9.2.1694/95Boatswain John Kendall (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/84ADM 107/1

3 Petty Officers

9.5.1690 - 29.2.1691/92Volunteer-per-order Philip Simpkins (c.1668-?) Transfered ADM 107/1/69ADM 107/16.4.1692 - 14.9.1692Gunner's Mate John Kendall (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/84ADM 107/112.5.1693 - 13.2.1693/94Midshipman William Villiers Beaumont (1676-1697) ADM 107/1/60ADM 107/1

Service History

6.3.1690/91Entered Plymouth with "with 27 merchantmen bound for Virginia"SPD-1689-0
27.1.1693/94Ordered to sail with the Sweepstakes (36) as "Convoys to the Colliery Trade; and then to proceed to Leith, Berwick, Bridlington, &c. for convoying Corn-Ships, &c. from those Parts to the River."JHC-11
3.4.1694Ordered to sail with the Sweepstakes (36) "To convoy the Colliery-trade to and from Newcastle."JHC-11


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