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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Croissant' (1690) (8)
Captured27.12.1690BWAS-1603
First Commissioned22.3.1692/93B028
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sold1698BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck85' 0"Imperial Feet25.908 
Length of Keel70' 6"Imperial Feet21.4884 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold10' 5"Imperial Feet3.175 
Burthen234 3594Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1692/9345 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.3.1692/93 - 30.11.1693CaptainJohn Viall (d.1701/2)BWAS-160313.1.1696/97 - 22.1.1696/97CaptainJohn Viall (d.1701/2) ADM 6/4/61ADM 6/423.1.1696/97 - 11.10.1697CaptainCharles Adamson (d.1707/8) ADM 6/4/64ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1691Given to the Commissioner for VictuallingBWAS-1603
20.2.1692/93Ordered converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
30.11.1693Paid offADM 51
11.10.1697Paid offADM 51

 

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