Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down26.2.1705/6BWAS-1714
First Commissioned27.2.1705/6BWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild29.3.1727BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Aldborough' (1727) (20)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 3"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Length of Keel74' 11"Imperial Feet22.5616 
Breadth26' 10 ½"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold11' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen287 7794Tons BM 


3.1705/6Broadside Weight = 68 Imperial Pound ( 30.838 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1705/6115 BWAS-1714

6 Commanding Officers

27.2.1705/6 - 8.3.1705/6Captain and Master Sampson Bourne (c.1679-1719) ADM 6/8/233ADM 6/811.3.1705/6 - 19.9.1709Commander Beaumont Waldron (d.1719/20) ADM 6/8/238BWAS-171420.9.1709 - 28.6.1712Captain and Master Thomas Ekines ADM 6/10/89BWAS-171428.6.1712 - 26.9.1713Commander James Thornton ADM 6/11/215BWAS-171411.12.1714 - 11.5.1719Captain and MasterThe Hon. Charles Stewart (1681-1740/41) ADM 6/12/9ADM 6/123.7.1719 - 10.7.1725Captain Thomas Lawrence (d.1747) ADM 6/12/175BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers

15.3.1705/6 - 17.1.1706/7Lieutenant Thomas Durell (d.1741) ADM 6/8/240ADM 6/817.5.1708 - 21.10.1712Lieutenant James Witterong ADM 6/9/167ADM 6/922.10.1712 - 26.9.1713Lieutenant Robert Long (d.1771) ADM 6/11/228ADM 6/1113.12.1714 - 6.5.1719Lieutenant Henry Mitchell (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/12/9ADM 6/123.7.1719 - 10.7.1725Lieutenant William Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 6/12/175ADM 6/12

Service History

2.1.1705/6Purchased on the stocksBWAS-1714
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1714
11.4.1708Took the Privateer Le Postillon
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1714
28.4.1710Took the Privateer La Geneviève de Bonne Espérance (3)
1711At GlasgowBWAS-1714
25.8.1711Took the Privateer Le Desmarais
1713In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.1714fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1268.8.4dBWAS-1714
7.1717Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.1717Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1304.10.4dBWAS-1714
10.7.1725Paid offADM 51
29.3.1727Docked at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1714


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