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Fowey

4349
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.5.1695B028
Acquired7.5.1696B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-Gunner (1694)B028
Constructor
& Briggs BurgessBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1696
B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigateB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured12.8.1704ref:1585
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel89' 5 ½"Imperial Feet27.1399 
Breadth28' 2"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Depth in Hold10' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen377 4894Tons BM 

Armament


7.5.1696Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1694145Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1696 - 20.10.1696Captain
Charles BrittiffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1696
ADM 6/3/143
BWAS-1603
20.10.1696 - 25.11.1698Captain
Richard CullifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1711
ADM 6/3/38
BWAS-1603
16.3.1699/1700 - 24.8.1702Captain
Thomas LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1705
ADM 6/6/25
ADM 6/6
25.8.1702 - 1.8.1704Captain
Richard BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/7/51
BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1696 - 5.10.1697Lieutenant
John CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1731
Transfered ADM 6/3/143
ADM 6/3
20.7.1697 - 1.12.1698Lieutenant
Ralph JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/4/109
ADM 6/4
16.3.1699/1700 - 12.12.1701Lieutenant
Barrows HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
12.12.1701 - 1.2.1702/3Lieutenant
Thomas MunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
Transfered ADM 6/7/45
Confirmed 20.7.1702
ADM 6/7
3.2.1702/3 - 1.8.1704Lieutenant
William MungonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/7/85
ADM 6/7

18 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - 3.1.1696/97Boatswain
John WadleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/58
ADM 6/4
15.3.1695/96 - 1696Carpenter
Henry BurnifieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/137
ADM 6/3
16.3.1695/96 - 1696Boatswain
John HuntridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/137
ADM 6/3
22.3.1695/96 - 1696Gunner
William MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/140
ADM 6/3
3.4.1696 - bef.24.8.1697Cook
Stephen GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
Dismissed ADM 6/3/143
ADM 6/3
19.4.1696 - 6.1.1696/97Purser
Thomas WagstaffeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1701
ADM 6/3/146
ADM 6/3
4.1.1696/97 - 14.11.1699Boatswain
Thomas HoldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1699
Transfered ADM 6/4/58
ADM 6/4
7.1.1696/97 - 1697Purser
John MoreleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/59
ADM 6/4
2.8.1697 - 1.12.1698Chaplain
William VazyBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/4/112
ADM 6/4
25.8.1697 - 8.8.1699Cook
William BrewerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1699
Transfered ADM 6/4/114
ADM 6/4
9.8.1699 - 4.8.1699Cook
William DerricotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699
ADM 6/6/10
ADM 6/6
15.11.1699 - 1699Boatswain
John DenzieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1699
ADM 6/6/16
ADM 6/6
12.3.1699/1700 - 7.3.1699/1700Gunner
Christopher HobgoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700
ADM 6/6/24
ADM 6
21.3.1699/1700 - 1700Carpenter
Richard BoakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1700
ADM 6/6/28
ADM 6/6
21.3.1699/1700 - 12.10.1702Midshipman Extra
John CodnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1700
Transfered ADM 6/6/28
ADM 6/6
27.3.1700 - 1700Chaplain
Thomas WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1699-1700
ADM 6/6/29
ADM 6/6
1703 - 18.1.1702/3Boatswain
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703
Transfered ADM 6/7/80
ADM 6/7
16.1.1702/3 - 1.8.1704Boatswain
John HewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1704
ADM 6/7/78
ADM 6/7

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
bef.9.12.1695 - bef.17.11.1696Volunteer-per-order
Christopher ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1747
Transfered ADM 6/3/155
ADM 107/1
8.5.1696 - 30.11.1698Volunteer-per-order
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1751
Transfered ADM 6/3/155
ADM 107/1
c.12.4.1697 - c.5.7.1697Volunteer
Joseph PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1702
ADM 6/4/107
ADM 6/4
12.7.1697 - 1.12.1698Volunteer
Joseph PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1702
ADM 6/4/109
ADM 6/4
25.7.1697 - 13.11.1698Midshipman
Thomas HowardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1718
Transfered ADM 6/4/107
ADM 6/4
16.3.1699/1700Volunteer
Joseph LeonardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1700
ADM 6/6/25
ADM 6
19.3.1699/1700 - 1700Volunteer
John TregoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1710
ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
19.3.1699/1700 - 1700Volunteer
William PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1700
ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
19.3.1699/1700 - 1700Volunteer
Robert FloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1700
ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
30.3.1700 - 1700Volunteer
Vincent PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 6/6/29
ADM 6/6

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1702Unknown
John HowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702
ADM 1/5262/207
ADM 1/5262

Service History


DateEventSource
1697At the NoreBWAS-1603
1698Sailed to New YorkBWAS-1603
1.12.1698

Paid off

ADM 33
1700In North America and the West IndiesBWAS-1603
6.1704Took a 50-gun ship?BWAS-1603
12.8.1704Taken by the French Squadron Leader de Saint-Pol off the Isles of Scilly .ref:1585
12.8.1704Taken by
Le Valincourt (10) 1702-1705
French 10 Gun
Privateer Unknown
off the Isles of Scilly .
ref:1585


Notes on Ship


Jugementref:1585

Jugement du 24 novembre 1704 , déclarant de bonne prise le vaisseau de guerre anglais le Fowye , pris , après combat , le 12 aout précédent à la hauteur des Sorlingues , par le sieur de Saint-Pol , commandant d'escadre , en compagnie des frégates le Valincour , l'Aimable et la Bonaventure (18 decernbre) .



 

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