Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
Constructor Thomas EllisBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Keel88' 5 ½"Imperial Feet26.8351 
Breadth28' 1 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen372 194Tons BM 


1.10.1696Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1694145Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders

17.6.1696 - 11.9.1698Captain Robert ThompsonBWAS-16037.7.1699 - 15.3.1699/1700Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) Transfered ADM 6/6/6BWAS-160324.9.1700 - 17.1.1700/1Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/47ADM 6/617.1.1700/1 - 18.1.1702/3Captain Philip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/6/52BWAS-160319.1.1702/3 - 17.10.1706CaptainSir Charles Rich (3rd Baronet Rich, of London) (1680-1706)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/7/76BWAS-160317.10.1706 - 16.1.1706/7Captain Galfridus Walpole (1683-1726) Transfered ADM 6/9/19BWAS-16039.1.1706/7 - 11.2.1707/8Captain Walter Riddle Transfered ADM 6/9/42BWAS-160312.2.1707/8 - 20.2.1708/9Captain John Williams (d.1711) Transfered ADM 6/9/138BWAS-160321.2.1708/9 - 2.6.1709Captain Charles Vanbrugh (1680-1740) Transfered ADM 6/10/34BWAS-16033.6.1709 - 7.10.1711Captain Robert Paston (d.1711)† ADM 6/10/65BWAS-1603

12 Commissioned Officers

c.17.6.1696 - 7.1.1698/99Lieutenant William Goard Dismissed ADM 1/5259/62ADM 117.1.1698/99 - 26.5.1699Lieutenant John Power ADM 6/4/138ADM 6/428.7.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700First Lieutenant Walter Riddle Transfered ADM 6/6/8ADM 6/631.7.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700Second Lieutenant John Lambert (d.1739) Transfered ADM 6/6/9ADM 6/631.7.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700Third Lieutenant Strickland Tyrwhit Transfered ADM 6/6/9ADM 6/624.9.1700 - 5.3.1701/2First Lieutenant Walter Riddle ADM 6/6/47ADM 6/624.9.1700 - 11.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant John Lambert (d.1739) Transfered ADM 6/6/47ADM 6/624.9.1700 - 31.3.1703Third Lieutenant John Trehearne (d.1705) Transfered ADM 6/6/47ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 29.7.1703Lieutenant Edward Smith (d.1736) Transfered ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/721.10.1703 - 4.12.1706Lieutenant Gilbert Wallis (d.1738) ADM 6/8/19ADM 6/85.12.1706 - 27.3.1707Lieutenant Tancred Robinson (c.1685-1754) ADM 6/9/31ADM 6/97.3.1706/7 - 7.10.1711Lieutenant Jeremiah Fownes ADM 6/9/55ADM 6/9

2 Petty Officers

7.1.1703/4 - 30.9.1706Midshipman Henry Rice ADM 107/2/108ADM 107/225.7.1708 - 31.8.1709Midshipman Richard Riddell Transfered ADM 107/3/11ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen

26.6.1702 - 4.5.1703Ordinary Seaman Henry Rice ADM 107/2/108ADM 107/25.5.1703 - 6.1.1703/4Able Seaman Henry Rice ADM 107/2/108ADM 107/2

Service History

1697Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1603
1699Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1701Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1702Stationed off IrelandBWAS-1603
1707Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
1708Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
7.10.1711Foundered off Cape Breton with the loss of 90 men, including the captainBWAS-1603


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