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Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1690/91BWAS-1603
Launched4.5.1695B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWapping - London B028
Ship ClassSerpent Class (1695)B028
Constructor
William ReddingBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb VesselB028
Broken Up21.1.1728/29B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck72' 0"Imperial Feet21.9456 
Length of Keel57' 4"Imperial Feet17.3881 
Breadth23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen163 6394Tons BM 

Armament


4.5.1695Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/2" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.169530Design Complement

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.4.1695 - 3.3.1695/96Commander
Charles LatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/3/53
ADM 6/3
4.3.1695/96 - 18.9.1696Commander
John LowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/3/134
BWAS-1603
30.4.1702 - 14.10.1702Commander
George RamsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1713
: on board from 1.5.1702 ADM 6/7/31
BWAS-1603
14.10.1702 - 15.1.1702/3Commander
John JephcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
16.1.1702/3 - 22.1.1703/4Commander
John JephcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
ADM 6/8/78
ADM 6/7
14.12.1704Commander
John AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
ADM 6/8/119
ADM 6/8
15.12.1704 - 7.10.1708Captain and Master
Humphry BlowersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1711
ADM 6/8/121
BWAS-1603
7.2.1710/11 - 3.3.1711/12Commander
Robert HarwardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1721
Transfered ADM 6/11/105
BWAS-1603
31.3.1713 - 24.11.1713Commander
Walter RossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
Transfered ADM 6/11/254
BWAS-1603
24.11.1713 - 3.9.1714Commander
Timothy SplaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 6/11/277
BWAS-1603
8.1.1717/18 - 17.3.1717/18Commander
Samuel AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1747
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 4.12.1718Commander
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1727
ADM 6/18/58
BWAS-1603
5.12.1718 - 24.4.1720Commander
Thomas WaterhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/12/220
Confirmed 1.12.1720
BWAS-1603
24.4.1720 - 18.8.1720Commander
Timothy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1739
ADM 6/12/211
Confirmed 9.8.1720
ADM 6/12

11 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 30.12.1695Gunner
John TomlinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/110
ADM 6/3
c.1695 - 18.4.1695Boatswain
John SinclearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered
ADM/A
10.5.1695 - 1.12.1695Boatswain
Francis SneydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
Transfered
ADM/A
13.5.1695 - 10.2.1696/97Carpenter
Thomas LowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered
ADM/A
3.3.1695/96 - 6.3.1695/96Gunner
William HutchingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/134
ADM 6/3
4.3.1695/96 - 16.5.1697Boatswain
William BryantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/135
ADM/A
7.3.1695/96 - 1696Carpenter
Humphrey HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/148
Issued by
John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703

Confirmed 24.4.1696
ADM/A
7.3.1695/96 - 1696Gunner
Charles SimmondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/136
ADM 6/3
3.3.1696/97 - 1697Gunner
John HutchinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM/A
18.5.1697 - 1697Boatswain
James WillsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/98
ADM/A
28.5.1701 - 1701Boatswain
Richard GodfreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701
ADM/A

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1707Present at the Seige of ToulonBWAS-1603
1711Sailed in the St Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1603
1711Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
1713Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1603
1714To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1714Completed small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
1715small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £389.6.7dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
18.8.1720Paid offADM 51
21.1.1728/29Docked at Deptford to be broken upBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North America
Sir Hovenden WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1715
 
 

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