Henry Prize

Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'L'Henri' (1690) (24)
First Commissioned31.3.1691B028
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Length of Keel71' 0"Imperial Feet21.6408 
Breadth25' 6"Imperial Feet7.6505 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen245 5494Tons BM 


1691Broadside Weight = 63 Imperial Pound ( 28.5705 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
169180 BWAS-1603

3 Ship Commanders

1.5.1691 - 13.2.1693/94Captain Richard Finch (d.1695) ADM 6/3/42BWAS-160314.2.1693/94 - 23.8.1695Captain Robert Holmes (d.1697) DismissedBWAS-160326.8.1695 - 1698Captain Edward Dursley (d.1702) ADM 6/3/72BWAS-1603

3 Warrant Officers

11.1.1694/95 - 1695Carpenter Gabriel Knight ADM 6/3/29ADM 6/325.3.1695 - 1695Boatswain Phillip Trower ADM 6/3/42ADM 69.4.1695 - 1695Gunner James Small ADM 6/3/44ADM 6/3

Service History

31.3.1691Purchased for serviceBWAS-1603
24.5.1698Sold for £270BWAS-1603


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