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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired5.3.1690/91B028
First Commissioned4.3.1690/91B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1690 Program Fireships (1690)B028
Constructor
Edward SnelgroveBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1690-1700
B028
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Expended as Fireship2.6.1692B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel76' 1"Imperial Feet23.169 
Breadth25' 4"Imperial Feet7.6403 
Burthen259 6894Tons BM 

Armament


5.3.1690/91Broadside 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

1692Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement
169245as a fireshipBWAS-1603

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1690/91 - 16.4.1691Captain
Thomas RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1692
BWAS-1603
30.9.1691 - 22.5.1692Captain
Thomas HeathBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
22.5.1692Expended in the attack on Cherbourg, destroying the
Le Soleil Royal (110) 1669-1692
French 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line

1.6.1692Action at Cherbourg

 

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