Canterbury

3490
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased7.9.1692B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeStoreship
Foundered26.11.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck96' 0"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Length of Keel82' 6"Imperial Feet25.0698 
Breadth28' 11"Imperial Feet8.5376 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen366 8894Tons BM 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 22 Imperial Pound ( 9.9772 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169235 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 13.4.1693CaptainRobert Leonard (d.1693)BWAS-160331.5.1693 - 14.12.1693CaptainRichard Athy (d.1697)BWAS-160314.12.1693 - 27.11.1703CaptainThomas Blake (d.1703)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1693To the West Indies with Wheeler's squadronBWAS-1603
26.11.1703Lost in the Great Storm with all handsBWAS-1603
29.2.1703/4Remains salvaged and soldBWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1603
Merchantman Canterbury, built at Ipswich in 1692 and purchased from Henry Trigeny

Sources


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

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