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Canterbury

3490
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased7.9.1692B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeStoreshipB028
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1691 - 13.4.1693Captain
Robert LeonardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1693
BWAS-1603
31.5.1693 - 14.12.1693Captain
Richard AthyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1697
BWAS-1603
14.12.1693 - 27.11.1703Captain
Thomas BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
BWAS-1603

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.10.1692 - 1692Cook
Abraham PouldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1692
ADM/A
3.10.1692 - 1692Boatswain
Richard MorganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692
ADM/A
28.10.1692 - 1692Carpenter
John RoxbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692
ADM/A
26.8.1696 - 1697Purser
Thomas GishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/92
Issued by
Andrew LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1697

Confirmed 22.4.1697
ADM 6/4

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.8.1695 - 10.3.1696/97Volunteer
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
Transfered ADM 6/3/159
ADM 6/3

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

 

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