Aldborough

2970
Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.10.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired6.5.1691B028
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1603
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (c.1661-1719)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigKetchB028
Blown Up9.2.1695/96BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel52' 9"Imperial Feet15.9639 
Breadth18' 10"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold9' 1"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Burthen99 4994Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 1693CommanderEdward Chant (d.1707)BWAS-16031694CommanderVincent Cutter (d.1710)BWAS-160315.4.1695 - 17.8.1695CommanderRichard Osborne (d.1695)† ADM 6/3/45ADM 6/318.8.1695 - 9.2.1695/96CommanderThomas Mitchell ADM 6/3/72BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1691In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1692Voyage to New YorkBWAS-1603
1694Service off DunkirkBWAS-1603
9.2.1695/96Exploded off Brighton with 21 killedBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
 

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