Greyhound

4546
Nominal Guns16
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.12.1671
Acquired1672
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
ConstructorSir Anthony Deane (1633-1721)
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold13.5.1698

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Breadth75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen184 3894Tons BM 

Armament


1672Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 47 Imperial Pound ( 21.3149 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Saker
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
167275 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.7.1672 - 14.8.1672Captain John Clements (d.1695)B0515.5.1679 - 7.1.1680/81Captain John Clements (d.1695)B05115.7.1683 - 6.9.1686Captain Randall MacdonellBWAS-160325.3.1689 - 2.1690Captain Thomas Gillam (d.1693)BWAS-160322.2.1689/90 - 1691Captain Charles StagginsBWAS-16031691 - 1692Captain John Fletcher (d.1704/5)BWAS-16031692 - 1693Captain William Kiggings (d.1698)BWAS-160311.12.1693 - 1.10.1695Captain James AtkinsBWAS-1603

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
18.9.1688 - 25.8.1690Gunner's Mate Robert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.3.1686/87 - 17.9.1688Able Seaman Robert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1672Home for Fishery Protection dutyBWAS-1603
6.1680Left Kinsale carrying troops for TangierBWAS-1603
7.1.1680/81Returned from TangierBWAS-1603
1683In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1684In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1685Voyage to SaleeBWAS-1603
12.6.1685Boat action at MamoraBWAS-1603
6.9.1686Paid offADM 51
1689Scotland and IrelandBWAS-1603
1690Irish SeaBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1.10.1695Paid offADM 51
12.4.1698Ordered to be soldBWAS-1603

 

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