Child's Play

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Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 2ème ordre (demi-batterie) 'Les Jeux' (1689) (24)
Captured7.6.1706BWAS-1603
First Commissioned6.7.1706BWAS-1603
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1603
Designed byHowens HendrickBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked30.8.1707BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck103' 0"Imperial Feet31.3944 
Length of Keel80' 7"Imperial Feet24.5618 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Burthen373 294Tons BM 

Armament


1706Broadside Weight = 68 Imperial Pound ( 30.838 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706115 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.6.1706 - 30.8.1707CommanderGeorge Doyley (d.1707)† ADM 6/8/259BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.10.1706 - 30.8.1707LieutenantHenry Dodson (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/9/17ADM 6/9

Service History


DateEventSource
6.7.1706

Purchased

BWAS-1603
10.12.1706Arrived at Spithead ADM 106
30.8.1707

Wrecked in a hurricane on Palmetto Point, St Kitts

BWAS-1603

 

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