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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1702BWAS-1603
Named11.10.1703BWAS-1603
Acquired14.10.1703BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard B028
Ship ClassLark Group
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1.1728BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck115' 8"Imperial Feet35.0655 
Length of Keel95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956 
Breadth31' 4"Imperial Feet9.5504 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen496 1094Tons BM 

Armament


14.10.1703Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.7.1702190Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.10.1703 - 6.1.1705/6CaptainHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 6/8/21ADM 6/87.1.1705/6 - 7.3.1708/9CaptainJames Adlington (d.1710) ADM 6/9/71
Commission confirmed 23.5.1707
BWAS-1603
8.3.1708/9 - 25.1.1710/11CaptainWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/10/41ADM 6/1026.1.1710/11CaptainJohn Gray (d.c.1736) ADM 6/11/102BWAS-160327.1.1710/11 - 1.2.1710/11CaptainFrancis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/11/98ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 7.3.1710/11CaptainThomas Mabbot (d.1711/12) ADM 6/11/104ADM 6/118.3.1710/11 - 1.8.1715CaptainJohn Gray (d.c.1736) ADM 6/11/118ADM 6/11

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1703 - 10.12.1703LieutenantSamuel Jennings (d.1703) ADM 6/8/28ADM 6/811.12.1703 - 15.1.1705/6LieutenantThomas Canninge (d.1703) ADM 6/8/32ADM 6/816.1.1705/6 - 26.6.1706LieutenantGeorge Beech (d.1749) ADM 6/9/52
Commission confirmed 24.2.1706/7
ADM 6/9
26.6.1706 - 10.9.1706LieutenantLord Kenneth Sutherland (1679-1733/34) ADM 6/9/18
Commission confirmed 16.10.1706
ADM 6/9
11.9.1706 - 26.5.1709LieutenantChristopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/9/71
Commission confirmed 23.5.1707
ADM 6/9
27.5.1709 - 8.4.1712LieutenantJohn Bray (d.1750) ADM 6/10/64ADM 6/109.4.1712 - 1.8.1715LieutenantGeorge Beale ADM 6/11/204ADM 6/11

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.5.1713 - 25.10.1713Midshipman ExtraHenry Rossington ADM 6/11/258ADM 6/112.7.1713 - 1.8.1715Midshipman ExtraAneas Price ADM 6/11/265ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1703First commissionedBWAS-1603
1704Russian convoy dutyBWAS-1603
1708Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
1712Stationed at KinsaleBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1713Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
11.1713Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £5531.1.6dBWAS-1603
1715Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
1.8.1715

Paid off

BWAS-1603
1.1718Break up completedBWAS-1603
18.11.1727Docked at Woolwich to break upBWAS-1603

 

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