Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe B028
Ship ClassSerpent ClassB028
Designed by The Navy BoardB028
Constructor John TaylorBWAS-1603
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck66' 6"Imperial Feet20.1422 
Length of Keel50' 6"Imperial Feet15.3924 
Breadth23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen143 1494Tons BM 


16.4.1695Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/2" Mortar

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.169530Design Complement

12 Commanding Officers

7.5.1695 - 6.12.1695Commander John Symonds (d.1706/7) ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/329.2.1695/96 - 14.9.1696Commander Salmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/3/133BWAS-160323.3.1699/1700 - 16.2.1700/1Commander John Martin ADM 6/6/28BWAS-160323.5.1701 - 8.3.1702/3Captain and MasterSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/6/97BWAS-16039.3.1701/2 - 16.9.1703Commander Francis Gregory (d.1706) ADM 6/8/30
Commission confirmed 22.11.1703
ADM 6/8
17.9.1703 - 11.12.1703Commander Joseph Winder (c.1661-1737/38) ADM 6/8/28
Commission confirmed 22.11.1703
ADM 6/8
22.12.1704 - 24.4.1705Commander John Barter (d.1708) ADM 6/8/125ADM 6/825.4.1705 - 26.10.1706Commander Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 6/8/171BWAS-160316.3.1707/8 - 17.8.1708Commander John Hemmington (d.1757) ADM 6/9/146BWAS-160317.8.1708 - 17.3.1708/9Commander Michael Polkinghorne ADM 6/9/180ADM 6/918.3.1708/9 - 7.1710Commander Thomas Mabbot (d.1711/12) ADM 6/10/46BWAS-16037.1710 - 14.5.1713Commander Arthur BasseBWAS-1603

Service History

5.7.1695Present at the Bombardment of St MaloBWAS-1603
14.9.1696Paid offADM 51
1700Present in Rooke's fleet in the BalticBWAS-1603
11.12.1703Paid offADM 51
1705To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
26.10.1706Paid offADM 51
1708In the attack on St ValeryBWAS-1603
1709For the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
14.5.1713Paid offADM 51
20.8.1713Sold to Peter Ford for £122BWAS-1603


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