Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down18.4.1695B028
ShipyardHorsleydown Wharf - Bermondsey B028
Ship ClassSerpent ClassB028
Constructor John & Richard WellsB028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Broken Up10.11.1725B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck65' 6"Imperial Feet19.8425 
Length of Keel50' 6"Imperial Feet15.3924 
Breadth23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen144 2194Tons BM 


18.4.1695Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/2" Mortar

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.169530Design Complement

16 Ship Commanders

16.4.1695 - 28.2.1696/97Commander John Helling ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/329.2.1696/97 - 31.3.1699Commander John Chilley (d.bef.1734) Transfered ADM 6/3/133ADM 6/318.3.1701/2 - 5.4.1702Captain and Master Henry Turville (d.1719) Transfered ADM 6/7/20ADM 6/730.4.1702 - 2.9.1702Commander John Martin ADM 6/7/31BWAS-160318.12.1704 - 5.2.1705/6Commander William Faulknor (d.1724/25) Transfered ADM 6/8/123BWAS-16036.2.1705/6 - 13.2.1705/6Commander Caleb Wade (d.1732) ADM 6/8/228ADM 6/810.3.1707/8 - 25.3.1710Commander Edmund Hooke (c.1681-1744/45) ADM 6/9/146BWAS-160326.3.1710 - 19.11.1711Commander William Probyn ADM 6/11/172
Confirmed 25.10.1711
1.4.1713 - 24.11.1713Commander Hercules Baker (1683-1744) ADM 6/11/254BWAS-160325.11.1713 - 3.9.1714Commander Walter Ross ADM 6/11/277BWAS-16034.9.1714 - 19.11.1714Commander Edward Whitworth (d.1721) ADM 6/12/16
Confirmed 10.1.1714/15
ADM 6/12
20.11.1714 - 6.5.1715Commander Thomas Knightley ADM 6/12/48
Confirmed 27.7.1715
30.7.1719 - 10.2.1719/20Commander Joseph Watts (d.1721) Transfered ADM 6/12/176ADM 6/1211.2.1719/20 - 6.12.1721Commander Christopher Harris (d.1722) Transfered ADM 6/12/194BWAS-16037.12.1721 - 28.12.1721Commander Robert Long (d.1771) Transfered ADM 6/13/25ADM 6/1329.12.1721 - 13.2.1721/22Commander James Hanway (d.1727) ADM 6/13/28ADM 6/13

Service History

2.9.1702Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
13.2.1705/6Paid offADM 51
1708Present at the attack on St ValeryBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1711Began repairs at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
9.11.1711Paid offADM 51
1713Completed repairs at Deptford - London at a cost of £982.2.8dBWAS-1603
6.5.1715Paid offADM 51
1716Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
1719Completed small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £142.19.9dBWAS-1603
1719Began repairs at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
12.1719Completed repairs at Deptford - London at a cost of £1579.18.3dBWAS-1603
1720Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
13.2.1721/22Paid offADM 51
10.11.1725Break up completed at DeptfordBWAS-1603


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