Diligence

3910
Nominal Guns6B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.12.1692BWAS-1603
Acquired23.3.1692/93B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBrigantine B028
Sold10.12.1708BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck63' 6"Imperial Feet19.2532 
Length of Keel53' 0"Imperial Feet16.1544 
Breadth16' 9"Imperial Feet4.9149 
Depth in Hold6' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet1.8479 
Burthen79 994Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169335 BWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1693 - 2.1694CommanderWilliam ClevelandBWAS-160323.11.1696 - 1697CommanderHenry Lawrence ADM 6/4/48ADM 6/426.6.1699 - 3.3.1700/1CommanderGeorge Ramsay (d.1717) ADM 6/6/4BWAS-16034.4.1701 - 19.1.1701/2CommanderSamuel Martin (d.1705) ADM 6/6/84BWAS-16039.3.1701/2 - 22.10.1704CommanderJohn Warner ADM 6/7/16BWAS-160323.10.1704 - 18.11.1708CommanderNathaniel Hubbard (d.1731) ADM 6/8/104BWAS-1603

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.12.1704 - 1704GunnerThomas May ADM 6/8/115ADM 6/85.12.1704 - 1704BoatswainThomas May ADM 6/8/115ADM 6/8

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.10.1693 - 4.2.1693/94Master's MateWilliam Hamilton (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/76ADM 107/15.2.1693/94 - 13.4.1694MidshipmanWilliam Hamilton (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/76ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1693With the fleetBWAS-1603
1699Service in the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
1701Service with the Dunkirk squadronBWAS-1603
1702Service in the North SeaBWAS-1603
1705Service in the North SeaBWAS-1603
18.11.1708Paid offADM 51
10.12.1708Sold to John EvansBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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