Isle of Wight

4902
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish yacht 'Isle of Wight' (1673) (4)
Ordered13.6.1701BWAS-1603
Acquired1701BWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorElias WaffeBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeYacht
Sold1712BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck46' 8"Imperial Feet14.0547 
Length of Keel36' 9"Imperial Feet11.0109 
Breadth14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Depth in Hold6' 10"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen38 3194Tons BM 

Armament


1701Broadside Weight = 6 Imperial Pound ( 2.721 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1701 - 14.11.1707CaptainJames DoreBWAS-160315.11.1707 - 29.8.1709CommanderJohn Wood (d.1725) ADM 6/9/103BWAS-160330.8.1709 - 18.1.1710/11CommanderJohn Wood (d.1725) ADM 6/10/86ADM 6/1019.1.1710/11 - 8.1712CaptainDavid Urry (d.bef.1748) ADM 6/11/95BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1709Re-armed with eight 3-poundersBWAS-1603
9.1709Commissioned as a guardship in the SolentBWAS-1603
8.1712Paid offBWAS-1603
11.9.1712Sold for £113BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
 

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