Recent updates


Recent Comments



Dunwich

4017
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.3.1694/95BWAS-1603
Acquired15.10.1695B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by
The Navy BoardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
Constructor
William CollinsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater15.10.1714B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 7"Imperial Feet28.4057 
Length of Keel78' 4"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Breadth24' 6 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen250 9094Tons BM 

Armament


15.10.1695Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.9.1695 - 29.1.1695/96Captain
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
Transfered ADM 6/3/75
ADM 6/3
25.5.1696 - 10.8.1697Captain
Nicholas TrevanionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1718
Transfered ADM 6/3/159
BWAS-1603
11.8.1697 - 7.10.1697Captain
John CranbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
Transfered ADM 6/4/118
Confirmed 28.9.1697
BWAS-1603
8.10.1697 - 23.12.1697Captain
Tudor TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
Transfered ADM 6/4/119
BWAS-1603
23.12.1697 - 16.3.1701/2Captain
Mark NobleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1702
ADM 6/4/133
BWAS-1603
17.3.1701/2 - 22.12.1702Captain and Master
William HardingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1703
ADM 6/7/20
BWAS-1603
23.12.1702 - 30.6.1703Captain
John WoodenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1704
ADM 6/7/68
BWAS-1603
1.7.1703 - 27.12.1704Commander
Christopher ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/7/135
BWAS-1603
11.1.1704/5 - 1.9.1706Commander
William JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1707
Transfered ADM 6/8/133
BWAS-1603
2.9.1706 - 18.8.1707Commander
George LumleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1710
ADM 6/9/9
BWAS-1603
18.8.1707 - 13.1.1708/9Commander
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1751
ADM 6/15/89
BWAS-1603
14.1.1708/9 - 27.6.1709Commander
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1744
ADM 6/10/25
BWAS-1603
23.6.1711 - 17.6.1713Commander
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/11/145
BWAS-1603
17.6.1713 - 16.9.1714Captain and Master
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/14/263
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1695 - 2.2.1702/3Lieutenant
Nathaniel TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1725
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
26.2.1702/3 - 30.7.1705Lieutenant
John BiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1723
Transfered ADM 6/7/96
ADM 6/7
30.7.1705 - 15.1.1705/6Lieutenant
Richard HarnageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/188
ADM 6/8
19.1.1705/6 - 16.9.1714Lieutenant
Henry HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1759
ADM 6/14/224
ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1695Completed at Shoreham - Sussex at a cost of £2437.0.0dBWAS-1603
25.5.1696Commissioned for the Bristol ChannelBWAS-1603
1697Off NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1698In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1700To SaleeBWAS-1603
1702Attack on CadizBWAS-1603
1703Fishery protection duties off the Sussex coastBWAS-1603
7.3.1702/3Took the Privateer
La Gracieuse 1703-1703
French Privateer

6.5.1705Arrived in Yarmouth, collected "all the light ships" and sailed for Newcastle the same dayBG
1706In the North SeaBWAS-1603
5.5.1707Took the Privateer
La Roue de Fortune 1707-1707
French Privateer

1708Service in the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709Service in the North SeaBWAS-1603
24.8.1709Took the Privateer
Le Chasseur 1709-1709
French Privateer

1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
6.9.1711Took the Privateer
Le Téméraire 1711-1711
French Privateer

29.7.1712Took the Privateer
Le Saint Jean 1712-1712
French Privateer

1713Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1603
10.1714Order to be used as a breakwaterBWAS-1603

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 15th of May 2021 23:39Hilmi
Turkish Third Rate ship of the line 'Mansuriye' (1772) (62) 1772-1790
Turkish 62 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Saturday 15th of May 2021 22:21Hilmi
Turkish Third Rate ship of the line 'Mansuriye' (1772) (62) 1772-1790
Turkish 62 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Saturday 15th of May 2021 16:16Steve lockhart
French gabarre 'Le Compas' (1775) (16) 1775-1779
French 16 Gun
Unrated Gabarre
Saturday 15th of May 2021 12:58Cor Doevendans
Jacob Jansz. PieteysDutch
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1665
Friday 14th of May 2021 15:58Peter David Evans
James JanewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1717-1730