Discovery

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Nominal Guns6B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.1.1691/92BWAS-1603
Acquired9.5.1692B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Constructor Joseph LawrenceBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBrigantine B028
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 ClevelandBWAS-160310.4.1693 - 24.10.1694Commander John Wooden (d.1704)BWAS-16034.2.1694/95 - 26.1.1696/97Commander Thomas Legge (d.1711/12) Transfered ADM 6/3/33ADM 6/326.6.1699 - 14.6.1700Commander Thomas Hughes (d.1731) ADM 6/6/4BWAS-16036.3.1701/2 - 11.3.1702/3Commander Walter Riddle Transfered ADM 6/7/16BWAS-160312.3.1702/3 - 5.6.1705Commander John Tomkin (c.1656-?) ADM 6/7/101ADM 6/7

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 1.2.1694/95Carpenter John Collier TransferedADM/A2.2.1694/95 - 1695Carpenter George EvansADM/A4.3.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer John Meecham ADM 6/3/39ADM 6/31704 - 24.11.1704Cook George Swift ADM 6/8/115ADM 6/8

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
30.12.1699 - 4.5.1700Able Seaman Thomas Savage Transfered ADM 107/2/36ADM 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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