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4357
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.12.1689BWAS-1603
Acquired16.4.1690B028
First Commissioned4.1690B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1689 Program FireshipsB028
ConstructorNicholas BarrettB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Expended as Fireship4.6.1692B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 4"Imperial Feet28.3803 
Length of Keel79' 1"Imperial Feet24.082 
Breadth25' 1"Imperial Feet7.6251 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen264 294Tons BM 

Armament


16.14.1690Broadside 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
6.12.1689115Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1690 - 8.1.1690/91CaptainWilliam StoneBWAS-16039.1.1690/91 - 16.2.1691/92CaptainAndrew Leake (d.1704)BWAS-160317.2.1691/92 - 4.6.1692CaptainThomas Killingworth (d.1694)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue

 

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