Fowey

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Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.5.1695BWAS-1603
Acquired7.5.1696B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
Constructor& Briggs BurgessB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured1.8.1704B028
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 2ème ordre (demi-batterie) 'Le Fouey' (1704) (30)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1696 - 20.10.1696CaptainCharles Brittiff (d.1703) ADM 6/3/143BWAS-160320.10.1696 - 25.11.1698CaptainRichard Culliford (d.1738) ADM 6/3/38BWAS-160316.3.1699/0 - 24.8.1702CaptainThomas Legge ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/625.8.1702 - 1.8.1704CaptainRichard Browne (d.1706) ADM 6/7/51BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1696 - 5.10.1697LieutenantJohn Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 6/3/143ADM 6/320.7.1697 - 25.11.1698LieutenantRalph Johnson ADM 6/4/109ADM 6/416.3.1699/0 - 12.12.1701LieutenantBarrows Harris (d.1725/26) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/612.12.1701 - 1.2.1702/3LieutenantThomas Munn (d.1705) ADM 6/7/45
Commission confirmed 20.7.1702
ADM 6/7
3.2.1702/3 - 1.8.1704LieutenantWilliam Mungon ADM 6/7/85ADM 6/7

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.3.1699/0 - 1700Midshipman ExtraJohn Codner (d.1714) ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/61703 - 18.1.1702/3BoatswainJohn Williams ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/716.1.1702/3 - 1703BoatswainJohn Hewell ADM 6/7/78ADM 6/7

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
30.3.1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-orderVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/6/30ADM 6/6

Service History


DateEventSource
1697At the NoreBWAS-1603
1698Sailed to New YorkBWAS-1603
25.11.1698Paid offADM 51
1700In North America and the West IndiesBWAS-1603
6.1704Took a 50-gun ship?BWAS-1603
1.8.1704Taken by a squadron of seven French privateers off the Isles of ScillyBWAS-1603

 

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