Drake

3975
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.7.1705BWAS-1603
Launched8.11.1705B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Designed byJohn PoulterBWAS-1603
ConstructorJohn PoulterBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigBrigB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1728BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck83' 8"Imperial Feet25.3661 
Length of Keel70 2 ½"Imperial Feet0.0127 
Breadth21' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet6.4072 
Depth in Hold6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Burthen175 6194Tons BM 

Armament


1705Broadside Weight = 21 Imperial Pound ( 9.5235 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
170585 BWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.11.1705 - 12.3.1710/11CommanderCharles Carter ADM 6/8/199BWAS-160313.3.1710/11 - 26.9.1712CommanderGeorge Warren ADM 6/11/119BWAS-160318.1.1714/15 - 4.2.1714/15CommanderWilliam Lloyd (d.1723) ADM 6/12/23ADM 6/127.2.1714/15 - 27.3.1716Captain and MasterChristopher O'Brien (d.1743/44) ADM 6/12/25BWAS-160328.3.1716 - 2.6.1728CommanderJoseph Lingen (d.1752) ADM 6/12/65BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.11.1708 - 20.2.1708/9LieutenantRobert Street ADM 6/10/92
Commission confirmed 5.10.1709
ADM 6/10
3.5.1711 - 26.9.1711LieutenantEdward Wye ADM 6/11/133ADM 6/1127.9.1711 - 26.9.1712LieutenantRichard Gwyn (d.1766) ADM 6/11/163ADM 6/118.2.1714/15 - 20.5.1716LieutenantEdward Reddish (d.1736) ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1222.3.1715/16 - 19.9.1717LieutenantJohn Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/12/65ADM 6/1220.9.1717 - 1726LieutenantThomas Rumsey (d.1726)† ADM 6/12/103ADM 6/127.5.1728 - 2.6.1728LieutenantRichard Dove (d.1734) ADM 6/14/203ADM 6/13

Service History


DateEventSource
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1711In the North SeaBWAS-1603
13.5.1711Took the Privateer Le Royal Coulant
13.7.1712Took the Privateer L'Iouan
26.9.1712Paid offADM 51
1715In the BalticBWAS-1603
1716At LeithBWAS-1603
2.6.1728Paid offADM 51
27.7.1728Ordered to be broken up for rebuilding


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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