Fowey

4350
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.3.1702/3BWAS-1603
Acquired10.3.1704/5BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Constructor Robert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured14.4.1709B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen411 9294Tons BM 

Armament


1705Broadside 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
3.1704/5145 BWAS-1603

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.3.1704/5 - 11.2.1705/6Captain Charles Parsons (d.1705/6)† ADM 6/8/161BWAS-160329.4.1706 - 14.4.1709Captain Richard Lestock (1678/79-1748) ADM 6/9/15
Commission confirmed 30.9.1706
BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1704/5 - 23.4.1708Lieutenant William Ellford (d.1723) ADM 6/8/164ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1704/5Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.1706Sailed HomeBWAS-1603
1708In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
14.4.1709Taken by two French shipsBWAS-1603

 

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