Jersey -> 1698 Margate

Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by The Navy BoardB028
Constructor Fisher Harding (d.1705)B028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck94' 6"Imperial Feet28.6893 
Length of Keel81' 0"Imperial Feet24.6888 
Breadth24' 8"Imperial Feet7.366 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen262 1494Tons BM 


17.1.1693/94Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders

19.3.1693/94 - 23.4.1694Lieutenant John Triggs (c.1661-?)BWAS-160323.4.1694 - 11.4.1696Captain Richard Paul (d.1702/3)BWAS-160322.4.1696 - 7.3.1696/97Captain Thomas Fisher (d.1696/97)† ADM 6/3/147BWAS-160310.3.1696/97 - 1.5.1699Captain Edmond BugdenBWAS-16032.5.1699 - 18.11.1699Commander Thomas Urry (d.1699)† ADM 6/5/45ADM 6/57.5.1700 - 17.1.1701/2Captain Philip Dawes ADM 6/6/39ADM 6/618.1.1701/2 - 1.3.1702/3Commander Charles Laton (d.1704) ADM 6/7/57
Confirmed 14.10.1702
2.3.1702/3 - 5.4.1703Commander John Lawrence (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/97ADM 6/76.4.1703 - 21.12.1705Commander John Chilley (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/7/116ADM 6/722.12.1705 - 26.8.1706Captain John Cooper (d.1728) Transfered ADM 6/8/212ADM 6/84.4.1707 - 9.10.1707Commander Samuel Mead (d.1725) ADM 6/9/60BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

4.5.1697 - 13.1.1698/99Lieutenant Richard Bray Transfered ADM 6/5/13
Confirmed 29.3.1698
ADM 6/5
11.5.1699 - 26.2.1700/1Lieutenant William Carr ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/527.2.1700/1 - 19.1.1701/2Lieutenant Benjamin Barnett (c.1669-1703) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/610.4.1703 - 28.12.1705Lieutenant Peter Franklin (d.1735/36) ADM 6/7/117ADM 6/78.7.1703 - 18.12.1705Lieutenant Henry Long (d.1723) ADM 6/8/160
Confirmed 6.3.1704/5
ADM 6/8
29.12.1705 - 11.2.1706/7Lieutenant John Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/812.2.1706/7 - 9.10.1707Lieutenant Thomas Hedges ADM 6/9/48ADM 6/9

Service History

1696To the West Indies with a convoyBWAS-1603
21.10.1698Renamed MargateBWAS-1603
1700To America and the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1702Survey of the Irish CoastBWAS-1603
1703Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1603
1704Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
1706Returned homeBWAS-1603
7.1707For the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
9.10.1707Wrecked near CartagenaBWAS-1603


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