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Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by
The Navy BoardBritish
Ship Builder
William CollinsBritish
Ship Builder
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater15.10.1714B028


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 


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

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

4 Commissioned Officers

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

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


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