Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Constructor Jacob Ackworth (c.1668-1748/49)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1724B028
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Adventure' (1726) (40)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel97' 7 ½"Imperial Feet29.5783 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen531 7094Tons BM 


16.6.1709Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

15.6.1709 - 21.11.1709Captain William Houlding (c.1672-1731) ADM 6/10/69BWAS-160318.11.1709 - 3.1.1714/15Captain Caleb Wade (d.1732) ADM 6/11/5BWAS-16033.1.1714/15 - 8.1.1714/15Captain Caleb Wade (d.1732) ADM 6/12/14ADM 6/1226.7.1715 - 8.10.1718Captain Thomas Reynolds (d.1719/20) ADM 6/12/47BWAS-160316.1.1719/20 - 2.10.1724Captain Thomas Davers (1689-1746) ADM 6/12/190BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers

15.6.1709 - 10.10.1709Lieutenant William Williamson ADM 6/10/69ADM 6/1011.10.1709 - 14.5.1711Lieutenant John Denew (d.1738) ADM 6/10/93ADM 6/1015.5.1711 - 29.1.1714/15Lieutenant Samuel Pitman (d.1728) ADM 6/11/137ADM 6/1127.7.1715 - 20.11.1715Lieutenant Gilbert Bury ADM 6/12/47ADM 6/1221.11.1715 - 30.4.1716First Lieutenant Henry Huish (d.1751) ADM 6/12/57ADM 6/121.5.1716 - 16.3.1717/18First Lieutenant Gilbert Bury ADM 6/12/68ADM 6/121.5.1716 - 8.10.1718Second Lieutenant Mark Reynolds ADM 6/12/68ADM 6/1225.3.1718 - 19.5.1718First Lieutenant Rupert Waring (d.1753) Transfered ADM 6/12/204
Confirmed 30.5.1720
ADM 6/12
16.1.1719/20 - 2.10.1724First Lieutenant John Guy (d.1729/30) ADM 6/12/190ADM 6/1216.1.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Second Lieutenant William Clarke ADM 6/12/190ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 8.3.1722/23Second Lieutenant Fletcher Cooper ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 9.4.1723Third Lieutenant William Clarke ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/129.3.1722/23 - 2.10.1724Second Lieutenant Harcourt Masters ADM 6/13/78
Confirmed 25.9.1724
ADM 6/13
10.4.1723 - bef.16.12.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms George Dundas (d.1732) ADM 6/13/73
Confirmed 3.7.1724
ADM 6/13
17.12.1723 - 2.10.1724Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Laws ADM 6/13/78
Confirmed 25.9.1724
ADM 6/13

2 Crewmen

16.7.1708 - 8.1.1714/15Able Seaman Stuart Powell (c.1686-?) ADM 107/3/239ADM 107/317.2.1715/16 - 8.10.1718Able Seaman Henry German ADM 107/3/121ADM 107/3

Service History

23.7.1709Took the Privateer Le Satyre BWAS-1603
19.5.1710Took the Privateer Le Triomphant BWAS-1603
19.5.1710Took the Privateer Le Satyr
1711In Irish waters until 1712BWAS-1603
1714Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1.1715paid offBWAS-1603
3.1714/15Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
8.1715Completed small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £1993.1.4dBWAS-1603
1716Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
10.1718Sailed Home to pay offBWAS-1603
10.1718Began refitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
1719Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
4.1719Completed refitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £6797.5.3dBWAS-1603
12.1721Paid offBWAS-1603
11.1724Docked at Plymouth to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603


Previous comments on this page

Posted by regis on Tuesday 13th of August 2019 20:40

same captor : only one ship with this name in Salein " Le Satyre"

Posted by Cy on Tuesday 13th of August 2019 19:57

Two different ships?

Posted by regis on Tuesday 13th of August 2019 18:14

2 dates and 2 pages for Satyr ??

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