Buss

3450
Firebuss
Busse
Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured1672B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sold10.1684BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel52' 0"Imperial Feet15.8496 
Breadth17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Burthen79 8894Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.167314ADM 8/1/3ADM8-DB

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1672 - 1673LieutenantJohn Mayne (d.1712)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
28.6.1673

At Rotherhithe . "The Buss fire ship is in the west dock with no Officers. There is a man aboard to prevent the rigging being stolen". ADM 106/282/27

ADM 106
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
28.9.1673

At Sheerness

ADM8-DB

 

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