Drake

3974
Nominal Guns2B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.10.1703BWAS-1603
Launched29.5.1705B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth B028
ConstructorJohn LockBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeYacht B028
Broken Up to Rebuild1727B028
BecomesBritish yacht 'Drake' (1727) (2)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel34' 9"Imperial Feet10.4204 
Breadth16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Depth in Hold8' 11 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Burthen50 2794Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1705 - 9.9.1711MasterJoseph DowningBWAS-160321.9.1711 - 1711MasterStephen FarrBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1705Built for use by the Commissioners of Plymouth DockyardBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


ServiceBWAS-1603
Used by the commissioners of Plymouth Dockyard

 

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