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Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired6.3.1690/91BWAS-1603
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1603
Ship Class1690 Program FireshipsB028
ConstructorThomas GressinghamBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Foundered22.8.1697BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 7"Imperial Feet27.9146 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth25' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen273 5194Tons BM 

Armament


6.3.1690/91Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1691CaptainDavid Greenhill (d.1716)BWAS-160316.2.1691/92 - 18.8.1692CaptainJames Stewart (d.1704/5)BWAS-160319.8.1692 - 9.1694CaptainGeorge Symonds (d.1704)BWAS-160326.9.1694 - 23.4.1695CaptainThomas LakeBWAS-160324.4.1695 - 7.1.1696/97CommanderJohn Edwards ADM 6/4/21
Commission confirmed 28.8.1696
BWAS-1603
1697 - 4.6.1697CommanderThomas Day (d.1703)BWAS-16038.1.1696/97 - 3.1696/97CommanderJoshua Moore (d.1705/6)BWAS-16035.6.1697 - 22.8.1697CaptainHenry Searle (d.1699)BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.6.1691 - 30.1.1693/94BoatswainJohn Marshall ADM 107/1/58ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
7.1697Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
22.8.1697Abandoned and allowed to founder on the journey home from BarbadosBWAS-1603

 

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