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3927
Nominal Guns6B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.1.1691/92BWAS-1603
Acquired9.5.1692B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Constructor
Joseph LawrenceBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBrigantineB028
Broken Up8.1705BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck64' 0"Imperial Feet19.5072 
Length of Keel52' 0"Imperial Feet15.8496 
Breadth16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Depth in Hold5' 7 ½"Imperial Feet1.5367 
Burthen75Tons BM 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 9.5 Imperial Pound ( 4.3083 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169230 BWAS-1603

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.5.1692 - 13.6.1692Commander
William ClevelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1717
BWAS-1603
10.4.1693 - 24.10.1694Commander
John WoodenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1704
BWAS-1603
4.2.1694/95 - 26.1.1696/97Commander
Thomas LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1710
Transfered ADM 6/3/33
ADM 6/3
26.6.1699 - 14.6.1700Commander
Thomas HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1713
ADM 6/6/4
BWAS-1603
6.3.1701/2 - 11.3.1702/3Commander
Walter RiddleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1713
Transfered ADM 6/7/16
BWAS-1603
12.3.1702/3 - 5.6.1705Commander
John TomkinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1712
ADM 6/7/101
ADM 6/7

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 1.2.1694/95Carpenter
John CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered
ADM/A
2.2.1694/95 - 23.2.1695/96Carpenter
George EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/20/132
ADM/A
4.3.1694/95 - 10.12.1696Boatswain
John MeechamBritish
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/39
ADM 6/3
4.4.1696 - 1696Carpenter
William HartropBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/143
ADM 6/3
1704 - 24.11.1704Cook
George SwiftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704
ADM 6/8/115
ADM 6/8

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
30.12.1699 - 4.5.1700Able Seaman
Thomas SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1713
Transfered ADM 107/2/36
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1692Commissioned for DunkirkBWAS-1603
1699Service in the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
19.6.1700Paid offADM 33
1702Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1703Service in the Bristol ChannelBWAS-1603
5.6.1705Paid offADM 51
8.1705Broken up at BristolBWAS-1603

 

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