Blaze

3331
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased17.2.1693/94BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1.2.1694
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1693 Program Fireships
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (c.1661-1719)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireship
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 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1693/94 - 5.5.1697CaptainJohn Wooden (d.1704)BWAS-1603

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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
 

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