Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship ClassSerpent ClassB028
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (c.1661-1719)B028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Broken Up1724B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck66' 1 ½"Imperial Feet20.1295 
Length of Keel50' 6"Imperial Feet15.3924 
Breadth23' 1"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen143 1494Tons BM 


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

10 Ship Commanders

16.4.1695 - 28.2.1695/96Commander William Carter (d.1703) ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/329.2.1695/96 - 1.2.1696/97Commander Edmund Willey ADM 6/3/133BWAS-16032.2.1696/97 - 9.5.1699Commander Stephen Martin (d.1737): on board from 3.2.1696/97 Transfered ADM 6/4/69BWAS-160329.4.1702 - 2.9.1702Commander William Jameson (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/7/31BWAS-160318.12.1704 - 28.2.1705/6Commander Clempson Cave ADM 6/8/123ADM 6/81.3.1705/6 - 3.9.1708Commander Caleb Wade (d.1732) ADM 6/8/236BWAS-16034.9.1708 - 4.3.1710/11Commander Mathew Ellford (d.1733) ADM 6/11/9
Confirmed 28.11.1709
3.8.1711 - 13.4.1712Commander Roger Green (d.1714) ADM 6/11/154ADM 6/118.1.1717/18 - 14.1.1717/18Commander George Pomeroy (c.1682-c.1735) Transfered ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1215.1.1717/18 - 26.10.1718Commander James Luck (d.1730) ADM 6/12/109BWAS-1603

Service History

1697Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1702For NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
2.9.1702Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
1706Present at the bombardent of OstendBWAS-1603
7.1707Seige of ToulonBWAS-1603
1711Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
1714Completed small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £138.14.5dBWAS-1603

New main mast fitted at Sheerness

11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
26.10.1718Paid offADM 51
1.9.1721Ordered converted to a pitch boat at Port MahonBWAS-1603
1724Broken up at Port MahonBWAS-1603


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