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 BoardBWAS-1603
ConstructorWilliam CollinsBWAS-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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.9.1695 - 24.5.1696CaptainThomas Smith (d.1718) ADM 6/3/75ADM 6/325.5.1696 - 10.8.1697CaptainNicholas Trevanion (1670-1737) ADM 6/3/159BWAS-160311.8.1697 - 7.10.1697CaptainJohn Cranby (d.1702) ADM 6/4/118
Commission confirmed 28.9.1697
BWAS-1603
8.10.1697 - 23.12.1697CaptainTudor Trevor (d.1739/40) ADM 6/4/119BWAS-160323.12.1697 - 16.3.1701/2CaptainMark Noble (c.1660-1701/2) ADM 6/4/133BWAS-160317.3.1701/2 - 22.12.1702Captain and MasterWilliam Harding (d.bef.1719) ADM 6/7/20BWAS-160323.12.1702 - 30.6.1703CaptainJohn Wooden (d.1704) ADM 6/7/68BWAS-16031.7.1703 - 27.12.1704CommanderChristopher Elliott (d.1704)† ADM 6/7/135BWAS-160311.1.1704/5 - 1.9.1706CommanderWilliam Jones (d.1708) ADM 6/8/133BWAS-16032.9.1706 - 18.8.1707CommanderGeorge Lumley (c.1671-1710) ADM 6/9/9BWAS-160318.8.1707 - 13.1.1708/9CommanderJames Stewart (c.1678-1757) ADM 6/15/89BWAS-160314.1.1708/9 - 27.6.1709CommanderCharles Hardy (c.1680-1744) ADM 6/10/25BWAS-160323.6.1711 - 17.6.1713CommanderThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/11/145BWAS-160317.6.1713 - 16.9.1714Captain and MasterThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/14/263BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1695 - 2.2.1702/3LieutenantNathaniel Taylor ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/326.2.1702/3 - 30.7.1705LieutenantJohn Bilton (c.1688-?) ADM 6/7/96ADM 6/730.7.1705 - 15.1.1705/6LieutenantRichard Harnage ADM 6/8/188ADM 6/819.1.1705/6 - 16.9.1714LieutenantHenry Harrison (d.1759) ADM 6/14/224ADM 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
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
1708Service in the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709Service in the North SeaBWAS-1603
24.8.1709Took the Privateer Le Chasseur
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
6.9.1711Took the Privateer Le Téméraire
29.7.1712Took the Privateer Le Saint Jean
1713Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1603
10.1714Order to be used as a breakwaterBWAS-1603

 

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