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Nominal Guns16B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1666B028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Constructor
Sir Anthony DeaneBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1660-1721
B028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked1.8.1684B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel66' 0"Imperial Feet20.1168 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Draught Aft8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Burthen140 4094Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

1677Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck14 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
166675 BWAS-1603

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.7.1666 - 24.1.1669/70Captain
William BurstowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1675
BWAS-1603
6.7.1671 - 16.4.1672Captain
Thomas WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1694
B051
20.4.1672 - 4.2.1672/73Captain
William JaquesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1678
BWAS-1603
19.2.1672/73 - 21.4.1674Captain
Thomas PageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1670
BWAS-1603
29.9.1676 - 30.4.1678Captain
Henry CarverthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1678
BWAS-1603
26.5.1678 - 21.7.1679Captain
William CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1679
BWAS-1603
17.1.1682/83 - 1.8.1684Captain
Charles CarlisleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1684
BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1666Completed at Harwich Dockyard - Harwich at a cost of £910.0.0dBWAS-1603
1668In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
25.9.1668Blockading Salee in company with the GranthamBWAS-1603
1683Sailed for the Lewward IslandsBWAS-1603
1.8.1684Wrecked in hurricane in Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603

 

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