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4390
Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1694/95B028
Keel Laid Down18.4.1695B028
Acquired18.4.1695B028
ShipyardHorsleydown Wharf - Bermondsey B028
Ship ClassSerpent Class (1695)B028
Constructor
John & Richard WellsBritish
Ship Builder
B028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb VesselB028
Broken Up10.11.1725B028

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
16.4.1695 - 25.2.1696/97Commander
John HellingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1795
Transfered ADM 6/3/50
ADM 6/3
29.2.1696/97 - 31.3.1699Commander
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
Transfered ADM 6/3/133
ADM 6/3
18.3.1701/2 - 5.4.1702Captain and Master
Henry TurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
Transfered ADM 6/7/20
ADM 6/7
30.4.1702 - 2.9.1702Commander
John MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1705
ADM 6/7/31
BWAS-1603
18.12.1704 - 5.2.1705/6Commander
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Transfered ADM 6/8/123
BWAS-1603
6.2.1705/6 - 13.2.1705/6Commander
Caleb WadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704-1715
ADM 6/8/228
ADM 6/8
10.3.1707/8 - 25.3.1710Commander
Edmund HookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1739
ADM 6/9/146
BWAS-1603
26.3.1710 - 19.11.1711Commander
William ProbynBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1713
ADM 6/11/172
Confirmed 25.10.1711
BWAS-1603
1.4.1713 - 24.11.1713Commander
Hercules BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1726
ADM 6/11/254
BWAS-1603
25.11.1713 - 3.9.1714Commander
Walter RossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
ADM 6/11/277
BWAS-1603
4.9.1714 - 19.11.1714Commander
Edward WhitworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1721
ADM 6/12/16
Confirmed 10.1.1714/15
ADM 6/12
20.11.1714 - 6.5.1715Commander
Thomas KnightleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
ADM 6/12/48
Confirmed 27.7.1715
BWAS-1603
30.7.1719 - 10.2.1719/20Commander
Joseph WattsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/176
ADM 6/12
11.2.1719/20 - 6.12.1721Commander
Christopher HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
Transfered ADM 6/12/194
BWAS-1603
7.12.1721 - 28.12.1721Commander
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
Transfered ADM 6/13/25
ADM 6/13
29.12.1721 - 13.2.1721/22Commander
James HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1722
ADM 6/13/28
ADM 6/13

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.4.1695 - 30.12.1695Boatswain
John SinclearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/50
ADM 6/3
19.4.1695 - 1.3.1695/96Carpenter
Olman HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/50
ADM 6/3
26.4.1695 - 24.1.1695/96Gunner
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/52
ADM 6/3
11.5.1695 - 4.3.1696/97Cook
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/56
ADM 6/3
2.3.1695/96 - 1696Gunner
John BignallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/134
ADM 6/3
2.3.1695/96 - 1696Carpenter
James RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/3/134
ADM 6/3
4.3.1695/96 - 1696Boatswain
Mark VadenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/135
ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
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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