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Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
French Privateer ship 'Le Beaulieu' (1693) (32) 1693-1693
French 32 Gun
Privateer Ship
First Commissioned7.7.1693B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Length of Keel86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Breadth26' 10"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen329 3594Tons BM 


1696Broadside Weight = 76.5 Imperial Pound ( 34.69275 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British 6-Pound Saker
Gun Deck1 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck3 British Falcon

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1693120 BWAS-1603

3 Ship Commanders

7.7.1693 - bef.19.7.1694Captain
Charles DesboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
ADM 107/1/276
bef.20.7.1694 - 21.10.1695Captain
Richard ShortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
Transfered ADM 6/5/276
30.1.1694/95 - 10.5.1698Captain
Thomas PoundBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1698
ADM 6/3/33
ADM 6/3

2 Commissioned Officers

13.7.1696 - 10.5.1698Lieutenant
Henry GiffordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 107/1/276
ADM 6/4
1698 - 10.5.1698Lieutenant
Stephen GoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1702
ADM 1/5260/1
ADM 1/5260

2 Petty Officers

19.4.1695 - 10.5.1698Master's Mate
George PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 107/1/276
ADM 107/1
25.11.1695 - 1695Volunteer
John ParsonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/95
ADM 6/3

Service History

1697Sailed to the Virgin Islands and then to HomeBWAS-1603
10.5.1698Paid offADM 52
30.8.1698Sold for £300BWAS-1603


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