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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased17.2.1693/94BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1.2.1694B028
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1693 Program Fireships (1693)B028
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1681-1709
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Captured5.5.1697B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen253 694Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1693115Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1693/94 - 5.5.1697Captain
John WoodenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1704
BWAS-1603

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - 15.12.1696Carpenter
John MackeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1699
Transfered ADM 6/4/54
ADM 6/4
23.12.1696 - 1696Carpenter
Thomas PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/56
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1.2.1693/94Purchased on the stocksBWAS-1603
5.5.1697Taken together with by four French warships off the southwest of IrelandBWAS-1603

 

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