Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship ClassSerpent ClassB028
ConstructorRobert & John CastleBWAS-1603
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Broken Up9.5.1718B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck64' 5"Imperial Feet19.539 
Length of Keel50' 6"Imperial Feet15.3924 
Breadth23' 5 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen147 7594Tons BM 


1695Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 13" Mortar

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

8 Commanding Officers

16.4.1695 - 26.1.1695/96CommanderThomas Long (d.1710) ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/329.2.1695/96 - 1696CommanderGodfrey Lugcar ADM 6/3/133ADM 6/318.3.1701/2 - 30.6.1703CommanderChristopher Elliott (d.1704) ADM 6/7/20BWAS-16031.7.1703 - 28.10.1703CommanderHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 6/7/135ADM 6/719.12.1704 - 23.2.1704/5CommanderThomas Miles ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/86.6.1706 - 12.9.1707CommanderAbraham Murcott ADM 6/8/257BWAS-160313.9.1707 - 27.11.1710CommanderNathaniel Taylor ADM 6/9/11
Commission confirmed 26.11.1709
ADM 6/11
6.2.1710/11 - 1711CommanderJames Grainger ADM 6/11/114BWAS-1603

Service History

1707To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1707At the Seige of ToulonBWAS-1603
1711In the St Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1603
1711Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
1714Completed small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £326.12.2dBWAS-1603
9.5.1718Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 

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