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Coventry

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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1693BWAS-1603
Launched20.4.1695BWAS-1603
First Commissioned15.3.1695ADM 6/3
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-Gunner (1693)B028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured24.7.1704BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Breadth34' 5"Imperial Feet10.395 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen670Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1693280Design Complement

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1694/95 - 12.1696Captain
George MisterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1695
† ADM 6/3/41
ADM 6/3
31.3.1697 - 3.4.1697Captain
George DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1723
ADM 6/4/86
BWAS-1603
21.11.1698 - 5.1699Captain
George SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
BWAS-1603
7.5.1699 - 18.9.1699Captain
Robert BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
BWAS-1603
19.9.1699 - 20.2.1700/1Captain
Charles StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1724
Transfered ADM 6/6/20
Confirmed 8.1.1699/1700
ADM 6/6
3.4.1701 - 13.1.1701/2Captain
Thomas HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
Transfered ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
14.1.1701/2 - 26.3.1704Captain
Kerrit RoffeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/130
BWAS-1603
27.3.1704 - 24.7.1704Captain
Henry LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/8/66
BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1694/95 - 3.4.1697First Lieutenant
Abraham MurcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1709
ADM 6/3/35
ADM 6/3
15.3.1694/95 - 3.4.1697Second Lieutenant
Edward DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1676-1711
ADM 6/3/40
ADM 6/3
6.5.1699 - 4.4.1701First Lieutenant
Edward DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1676-1711
ADM 6/6/17
Confirmed 14.11.1699
ADM 6/6
6.5.1699 - 3.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
James MoneypennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
Transfered ADM 6/6/17
Confirmed 14.11.1699
ADM 6/6
4.4.1701 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant
George SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1683-1734
Transfered ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
4.4.1701 - 18.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant
William EdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1703
ADM 6/6/84
ADM 6/6
19.1.1701/2 - 24.7.1704Second Lieutenant
Lionel LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1704
ADM 6/7/19
ADM 6/7
19.2.1701/2 - 4.11.1702First Lieutenant
William EdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1703
ADM 6/7/11
ADM 6/7
16.11.1702 - 2.5.1704First Lieutenant
Nicholas EatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1727
Transfered ADM 6/7/60
ADM 6/7

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1.1694/95 - 1695Cook
Richard WebbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/25
ADM 6/3
2.1.1694/95 - 1695Cook
Richard BrabbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1728
ADM 6/3
13.3.1694/95 - 12.6.1695Chaplain
Hyet EdmondsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/40
ADM 6/3
13.6.1695 - 1695Chaplain
John PerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/61
ADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
25.7.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Raymond BayonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/66
ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1695Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1695Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
3.4.1697Paid offADM 51
7.1697Sailed home for a refitBWAS-1603
1702Sailed with a Virginia convoy and then to BarbadosBWAS-1603
1704In the ChannelBWAS-1603
24.7.1704

Taken by a squadron for French privateers off the

Isles of Scilly
BWAS-1603

 

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