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Aetna

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Etna
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired19.3.1690/91B028
ShipyardHessel Cliff - The Humber B028
Ship Class1690 Program Fireships (1690)B028
Constructor
John FrameBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1699-1715
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Captured18.4.1697B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck90' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet27.4384 
Length of Keel81' 3"Imperial Feet24.765 
Breadth25' 7 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen283 7494Tons BM 

Armament


19.3.1690/91Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.5.1691 - 1694Captain
Richard CarverthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1701
BWAS-1603
1694 - 18.4.1697Captain
Kendrick AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
† ADM 6/4/68
BWAS-1603

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1696 - 18.4.1697Boatswain
John EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/46
ADM 6/4
1697 - 18.1.1696/97Gunner
Joseph SavierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/76
ADM 6/4
19.1.1696/97 - 18.4.1697Gunner
Thomas ComedgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/63
ADM 6/4
2.2.1696/97 - 18.4.1697Carpenter
William PlymBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/68
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
18.4.1697Taken by a French 40-gun privateer off Berry HeadBWAS-1603

 

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