Dreadful

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Dreadfull
Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1694/95BWAS-1603
Acquired6.5.1695B028
ShipyardLimehouse - London B028
Ship ClassSerpent ClassB028
ConstructorMathew GravesBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Burnt5.7.1695B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck66' 10 ½"Imperial Feet20.1295 
Length of Keel50' 6"Imperial Feet15.3924 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold10' 1"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Burthen147 2394Tons BM 

Armament


6.5.1695Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/2" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.169530Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.4.1695 - 5.7.1695CommanderJohn Carlton (d.1713) ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
5.7.1695Present at the bombardment of St Malo, during which hit by fire from shore battery and burnt by her crew to avoid captureBWAS-1603

 

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