Francis

4369
Nominal Guns16B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1666B028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
ConstructorSir Anthony Deane (1633-1721)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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.7.1666 - 24.1.1669/70Captain William Burstow (d.1675)BWAS-16036.7.1671 - 16.4.1672Captain Thomas Wilshaw (d.1702)B05120.4.1672 - 4.2.1672/73Captain William Jaques (d.1678)BWAS-160319.2.1672/73 - 21.4.1674Captain Thomas Page (d.1674)BWAS-160329.9.1676 - 30.4.1678Captain Henry Carverth (d.1683)BWAS-160326.5.1678 - 21.7.1679Captain William CollinsBWAS-160317.1.1682/83 - 1.8.1684Captain Charles Carlisle (d.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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