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Falcon

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Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.3.1694BWAS-1603
Acquired28.9.1694BWAS-1603
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship ClassMaidstone Group (1693)B028
Designed by
The Navy BoardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1694-1695
BWAS-1603
Constructor
Nicholas BarrettBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1690-1695
B028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured10.6.1695BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 6"Imperial Feet27.8892 
Length of Keel77' 6"Imperial Feet23.4914 
Breadth24' 6 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen248 2794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Breadth24' 4"Imperial Feet7.3406 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen244 5794Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

28.9.1694Broadside Weight = 55 Imperial Pound ( 24.943 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
13.10.1694 - 10.6.1695Captain
Henry MiddletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
BWAS-1603

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 10.6.1695Boatswain
Philip DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/141
ADM 6/3
1695 - 10.6.1695Cook
Stephen GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/143
ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
10.6.1695Taken by Saint-Antoine and Tigre off Dodman PointBWAS-1603
10.6.1695Taken by
Le Tigre (36) 1689-1715
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate (Frégate à deux batteries)
off Dodman Point
BWAS-1603
1703Retaken and broken upBWAS-1603

 

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