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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.4.1706BWAS-1603
Acquired8.3.1706/7BWAS-1603
First Commissioned5.3.1706/7B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 42-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
B028
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigateB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild10.1735B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel97' 4"Imperial Feet29.5801 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen530 1494Imperial Feet0.0038 

Armament


8.3.1706/7Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.3.1706/7 - 8.1.1707/8Captain
George ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1702-1742
Transfered ADM 6/9/54
BWAS-1603
8.1.1707/8 - 10.11.1709Captain
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 6/9/117
BWAS-1603
10.11.1709 - 11.9.1714Captain
St John CharltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1738
ADM 6/11/2
ADM 6/11
26.3.1719 - 8.5.1720Captain
Francis Blake DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1721
Transfered ADM 6/12/163
BWAS-1603
30.9.1720 - 18.11.1721Captain
James LuckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1736
ADM 6/12/223
Confirmed 29.11.1720
BWAS-1603
11.1.1727/28 - 3.10.1729Captain
Duncomb DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
ADM 6/14/187
BWAS-1603
6.5.1730 - 8.6.1732Captain
Duncomb DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
: on board from 11.5.1730 ADM 6/14/49
ADM 6/14

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.3.1706/7 - 12.6.1707Lieutenant
Joseph RisbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1720
Transfered ADM 6/9/54
ADM 6/9
13.6.1707 - 25.8.1707Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/9/75
ADM 6/9
17.9.1707 - 3.10.1708Lieutenant
Habbakuk WyleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
Transfered ADM 6/9/92
ADM 6/9
14.11.1709 - 11.9.1714Lieutenant
Butler MordauntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1714
ADM 6/11/5
ADM 6/11
26.3.1719 - 3.4.1720Second Lieutenant
Fletcher CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1724
Transfered ADM 6/12/163
ADM 6/12
14.4.1719 - 20.7.1720First Lieutenant
Edward AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
Transfered ADM 6/12/166
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 18.11.1721Second Lieutenant
Robert ClaxtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1739
ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 18.11.1721Third Lieutenant
Henry AnnesleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1726
ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
21.7.1720 - 18.11.1721First Lieutenant
Basil WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1731
ADM 6/12/223
Confirmed 29.11.1720
ADM 6/12
18.1.1727/28 - 3.10.1729First Lieutenant
Richard WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1734
ADM 6/14/189
ADM 6/13
20.1.1727/28 - 3.10.1729Second Lieutenant
William NisbettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1738
ADM 6/14/190
ADM 6/13
20.1.1727/28 - 20.6.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John FitzgeraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1730
Transfered ADM 6/13/190
ADM 6/13
29.3.1729 - 3.10.1729Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Daniel HoarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1730
ADM 6/14/20
ADM 6/14
6.5.1730 - 8.6.1732First Lieutenant
Isaac BarnardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 6/14/49
ADM 6/14

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
3.2.1727/28 - 3.10.1729Able Seaman
Peter RawlingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1748
ADM 107/3/427
ADM 107/3
25.5.1730 - 8.6.1732Able Seaman
John GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1743
ADM 107/3/216
ADM 107/3
27.12.1732 - 4.4.1733Lieutenant's Servant
Bartholomew GidleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1738
ADM 107/3/223
ADM 107/3
4.4.1733 - 8.1.1734/35Able Seaman
Bartholomew GidleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1738
ADM 107/3/223
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1707Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
13.8.1709Took the Privateer
La Rusée 1709-1709
French Privateer

1710In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713Returned homeBWAS-1603
11.9.1714

Paid off

BWAS-1603
5.1717Began large repair at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
4.1718Completed large repair at Deptford - London at a cost of £3965.9.0dBWAS-1603
3.1718/19Recomissioned for Baltic convoy serviceBWAS-1603
1721In the BalticBWAS-1603
18.11.1721

Paid off

BWAS-1603
3.10.1729Paid offADM 51
1730Sailed to Gibraltar and then to SaleeBWAS-1603
1731Returned homeBWAS-1603
8.6.1732Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
10.1735Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 
 

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