Eagle

4026
Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.2.1695/96BWAS-1603
Acquired14.11.1696BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1697B028
ShipyardArundel - Sussex B028
Constructor Joseph FugarBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeAdvice Boat B028
Wrecked27.11.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Length of Keel62' 5"Imperial Feet18.9611 
Breadth21' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet6.4072 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen152 7094Tons BM 

Armament


1697Broadside Weight = 17 Imperial Pound ( 7.7097 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck10 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.10.1696Home: 50 Abroad: 55 ADM/A

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1697Commander James AndersonBWAS-16031698Commander Wagden Baker (d.1704)BWAS-160328.1.1700/1 - 27.11.1703Commander Nathaniel Bostock ADM 6/6/53BWAS-1603

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.4.1700 - 27.11.1703Volunteer-per-order Richard Thomas (d.1758) ADM 6/6/30ADM 6/6

Service History


DateEventSource
13.10.1696

Your letter of 12 October proposed the following number of men and guns for the two advice boats building at Arundel viz: Men - 55 in war at home; 50 in war abroad; Guns - Three pounders; 10 in war; 8 in peace. You are directed to have them established with these numbers accordingly.

ADM/A
17.10.1696

The EAGLE advice boat building at Arundel, which is to be commanded by me, is not one quarter caulked and a great deal of other work is to be done to her, and the stores are not yet come from Portsmouth. Signed by Captain Anderson, Commander of the EAGLE.

ADM/A
1697Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
1698To the Leeward Islands and backBWAS-1603
1701To the MarylandBWAS-1603
1702Returned homeBWAS-1603
27.11.1703Wrecked near SelseyBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  
 

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