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Saint David

481
Nominal Guns50
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched30.3.1667
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardLydney - Gloucestershire
Constructor
J BattBritish
Ship Builder
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold20.8.1713

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth34' 9"Imperial Feet10.4204 
Depth in Hold14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Burthen685Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen637 1794Tons BM 

Armament


1677Broadside Weight = 398 Imperial Pound ( 180.4932 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 8-Pound Saker
Quarterdeck8 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 403.5 Imperial Pound ( 182.9875 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 8-Pound Saker
Quarterdeck2 British Saker
Quarterdeck8 British Saker Cutts

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1666220 BWAS-1603

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
30.3.1667 - 21.12.1667Captain
Richard RoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1655-1679
BWAS-1603
1668 - 1669Captain
John WaterworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1672
B051
30.4.1669 - 4.6.1671Captain
Ralph SaundersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1690
BWAS-1603
26.2.1671/72 - 24.6.1675Captain
William PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1685
BWAS-1603
4.4.1677 - 31.5.1680Captain
Sir Richard MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1680
B051
14.4.1683 - 1.11.1684Captain
George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ODNB
8.1688 - 12.1688Captain
William BothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1690
BWAS-1603
12.1688 - 5.1689Captain
Thomas LaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1689
BWAS-1603
5.1689 - 11.11.1689Captain
Henry GraydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1696
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
30.4.1669 - 1671Rear-Admiral
Sir John HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1673
BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1669 - 1671Second Lieutenant
Robert StoutBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1674
B051
1672Second Lieutenant
Robert SumpterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1678
B051
9.4.1677 - aft.21.5.1677Lieutenant
William PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1715
ADM 8/1/83
ADM8
30.11.1677 - 31.5.1680Lieutenant
John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703
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27.8.1688 - 21.12.1688Lieutenant
John JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1726
Transfered
B051
1689 - 11.11.1689First Lieutenant
Henry LumleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
ADM 1/5253

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1689 - 11.11.1689Carpenter
Peter ChamberlaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689
ADM 1/5253
1689 - 11.11.1689Master
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689
ADM 1/5253

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
29.8.1692 - 29.3.1693Captain's Servant
Richard RyderBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1692-1695
Transfered ADM 107/1/95
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1669Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
26.2.1671/72

In the Mediterranean

BWAS-1603
1673Sailed home in the AutumnBWAS-1603
1674Sailed to BarbadosBWAS-1603
26.6.1675Paid offADM 33
1677Rerated as a 54 gunner
31.5.1680Paid offADM 33
1683In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1684Sailed with the Turkey convoyBWAS-1603
1.11.1684Paid offADM 33
11.11.1689

Foundered at Portsmouth

BWAS-1603
8.1691Raised and used as a hulkBWAS-1603
8.1691Rerated as a Hulk
20.8.1713

Sold at Woolwich for £200

BWAS-1603

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Brian on Wednesday 11th of June 2014 04:31

The London Gazette
Publication date:3 April 1671
This day happily arrived at the Downs, Sir John Harmon in the S. David, with some others of his Majesty's frigates, and part of the fleet of merchantmen he had under his convoy from the Streights, the rest not being as yet come up but are hourly expected.

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