Hound

4791
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.12.1689BWAS-1603
Acquired18.4.1690BWAS-1603
First Commissioned12.4.1690BWAS-1603
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1603
Ship Class1689 Program FireshipsBWAS-1603
Constructor Mathew GravesBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1603
Expended as Fireship2.6.1692BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 9"Imperial Feet28.4226 
Length of Keel81' 8 ½"Imperial Feet24.7015 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen271 6094Tons BM 

Armament


18.4.1690Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.4.1690 - 2.6.1692Captain Thomas Fowlis (d.1703)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1.6.1692Action at Cherbourg

 

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