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Firedrake

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Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.1.1692/93BWAS-1603
Acquired6.1693B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb VesselB028
Foundered12.10.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck85' 2 ½"Imperial Feet25.9207 
Length of Keel66' 0"Imperial Feet20.1168 
Breadth24' 1"Imperial Feet7.3216 
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen279 794Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 34.5 Imperial Pound ( 15.6462 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck12 British Saker
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/4" Mortar

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
bef.14.9.1693 - bef.10.1694Captain
James StudleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/56
BWAS-1603
4.12.1694 - 1694Captain
Charles RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
BWAS-1603
1695 - 21.9.1696Captain
Robert HollimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1700
BWAS-1603
20.2.1701/2 - 11.9.1702Captain
Samuel MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1699
ADM 6/7/12
BWAS-1603
14.9.1702 - 10.1.1702/3Captain and Master
Edward RaineyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1703
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
11.1.1702/3 - 12.10.1703Captain
Edward RaineyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1703
† ADM 6/7/75
ADM 6/7

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - 13.10.1696Boatswain
Richard ReadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
1696 - 24.11.1696Gunner
Lindsey WalthamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/48
ADM 6/4
1696 - 22.12.1696Carpenter
Daniel EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Transfered ADM 6/4/56
ADM 6/4
1697 - 4.3.1696/97Cook
William StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/85
ADM 6/4
1.1.1696/97 - 10.8.1698Carpenter
Samuel WinnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/58
ADM 6/4
5.3.1696/97 - 1697Cook
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/81
ADM 6/4
20.1.1697/98 - 1698Boatswain
Joseph WillabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/4/138
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
21.9.1696Paid offADM 51
12.10.1703Foundered in a storm off Minorca, all hands were lostBWAS-1603

 

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