Drake

2817
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.5.1694BWAS-1603
Launched26.9.1694B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
Constructor George FowlerBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked20.12.1694BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Burthen253Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen253 694Tons BM 

Armament


26.9.1694Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
26.9.1694 - 20.12.1694Captain John Stapleton (d.1694)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
20.12.1694Wrecked on the coast of Ireland with the loss of all handsBWAS-1603

 

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