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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Gramon' (1691) (6)
Captured11.1691BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1692BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknown
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Foundered4.7.1700BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck68' 0"Imperial Feet20.7264 
Length of Keel60' 0"Imperial Feet18.288 
Breadth18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen103 3894Tons BM 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 10 Imperial Pound ( 4.5351 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck6 British Minions
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169250 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 1694Captain Michael Wilkins (d.1694)BWAS-16032.1694 - 1695Captain William JonesBWAS-160310.8.1695 - 29.8.1695Captain James Jesson (d.1708) ADM 6/3/68ADM 6/330.8.1695 - 23.7.1696Commander Edward Hopson (1671-1728) ADM 6/3/95ADM 6/319.9.1696 - 22.8.1698Commander Thomas Smith (d.1708) ADM 6/4/27BWAS-160323.8.1698 - 1699Commander William Gethings ADM 6/5/28BWAS-16031699 - 4.7.1700Commander Philip Boys (1671-1726/27)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1698Put up for sale but instead sent to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
4.7.1700Capsized while careening nad sank at Porto Bello, JamaicaBWAS-1603

 

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