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4557
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.12.1689BWAS-1603
Acquired17.4.1690B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1689 Program Fireships (1689)B028
Constructor
William CastleBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1629-1681
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1702B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck94' 9 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Length of Keel82' 4"Imperial Feet25.0444 
Breadth24' 8 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold9' 9 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen267 3494Tons BM 

Armament


17.4.1690Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.12.1689115Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.3.1689/90 - 4.8.1690Captain
Clifford ChamberlinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1691
BWAS-1603
5.8.1690 - 18.1.1690/91Captain
Gabriel HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1699
BWAS-1603
19.1.1690/91 - 12.1691Captain
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798
Transfered
BWAS-1603
1692 - 9.7.1692Captain
Robert PartridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1692
BWAS-1603
1693Captain
Robert HancockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1706
B051
27.1.1695/96 - 27.3.1698Captain
Thomas LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/3/120
ADM 6/3
28.3.1698 - 30.9.1700Commander
Thomas CoalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1706
ADM 6/5/14
BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1698 - 1.4.1699Lieutenant
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
Transfered ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5
1.4.1699 - 30.9.1700Lieutenant
Henry PartingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
ADM 6/5/44
ADM 6/5

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.12.1695 - 1695Cook
Andrew LawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/108
ADM 6/3
1696 - 21.4.1696Cook
Abraham DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/147
ADM 6/3
6.1.1695/96 - 1696Boatswain
William ButtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/112
ADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
11.5.1692 - 11.3.1693/94Master's Mate
Thomas RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1721
Transfered ADM 107/1/100
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1698Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603

 

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