Ferret

4241
Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.4.1704BWAS-1603
Acquired9.9.1704BWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall - London B028
Designed byEdward DummerBWAS-1603
ConstructorEdward DummerBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Hulked23.5.1706B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck72' 0"Imperial Feet21.9456 
Length of Keel60' 0 ½"Imperial Feet18.3007 
Breadth20' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Depth in Hold7' 3"Imperial Feet2.2098 
Burthen128 2494Tons BM 

Armament


1704Broadside Weight = 13.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.1223 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck8 British Minions
Upper Gun Deck2 British Falconet

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
170480 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1704/5 - 23.5.1706CommanderNicholas Smith (c.1671-1721) ADM 6/8/166ADM 6/8

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.9.1704 - 23.5.1706LieutenantPeter Horroy (d.1750) ADM 6/8/93ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
23.5.1706Taken by six French privateer galleys off GravelinesBWAS-1603

 

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