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4358
Nominal Guns2B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.7.1699BWAS-1603
Acquired14.10.1699BWAS-1603
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1603
Ship ClassBonetta GroupB028
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Wrecked2.12.1699B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck58' 6"Imperial Feet17.6975 
Length of Keel47' 6"Imperial Feet14.3474 
Breadth16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Depth in Hold6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen64 6494Tons BM 

Armament


1699Broadside Weight = 2.5 Imperial Pound ( 1.1339 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Falconet
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.169950Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.10.1699 - 2.12.1699CommanderHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 6/6/14BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
2.12.1699Wrecked in Castlehaven Bay on the west coast of Ireland, 18 men were drownedBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
 

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