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Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.10.1694BWAS-1603
Acquired4.1695BWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorWilliam StigantBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeAdvice Boat B028
Sold8.1.1711/12B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck65' 6"Imperial Feet19.8425 
Length of Keel56' 6"Imperial Feet17.0942 
Breadth16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Depth in Hold16' 10"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen76 8894Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 7.5 Imperial Pound ( 3.4014 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Minions
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169540 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.4.1695 - 10.1695CommanderThomas Fleet ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/330.12.1695 - 23.10.1701CommanderEdward Windsor (d.1709) ADM 6/3/108ADM 6/324.10.1701 - 18.1.1702/3CommanderThomas Legge (d.1711/12) ADM 6/6/119BWAS-160321.1.1702/3 - 11.3.1702/3CommanderJohn Tomkin (c.1656-?) ADM 6/7/82BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1695FittingBWAS-1603
1696Voyage to the East IndiesBWAS-1603
1697In the Channel and Irish sea until 1701BWAS-1603
1702Acting as a West Indies packetBWAS-1603
1703Commissioned for the Bristol ChannelBWAS-1603

 

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