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Harwich

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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1694BWAS-1603
Launched14.9.1695BWAS-1603
First Commissioned9.1695B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford - London B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-Gunner (1693)B028
Constructor
Robert & John CastleBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked5.10.1700B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 2"Imperial Feet39.6257 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Burthen683 4194Tons BM 

Armament


14.9.1695Broadside 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

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 22.9.1697Captain
Andrew DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1716
ADM 6/3/74
BWAS-1603
23.3.1697/98 - 12.11.1699Commodore
Thomas WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1698
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/5/12
BWAS-1603
13.11.1699 - 5.10.1700Captain
William CockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/6/113
Confirmed 8.9.1701
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 27.1.1695/96First Lieutenant
Robert JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1715
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
27.1.1695/96 - 22.9.1697First Lieutenant
James GraingerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1711
ADM 6/3/120
ADM 6/3
23.3.1697/98 - 31.8.1699First Lieutenant
Edward RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5
23.3.1697/98 - 5.10.1700Second Lieutenant
Henry ThornhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1700
ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1695 - 28.4.1698Purser
Butler NodesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/3/69
ADM 6/3
15.8.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Christopher MulletBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1696
ADM 6/5/70
ADM/A
16.8.1695 - 1695Gunner
Richard BartletBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1695
ADM 6/3/70
ADM 6/3
20.9.1695 - 1695Boatswain
William WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
29.9.1696 - 1696Chaplain
Evan DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/31
ADM 6/4
30.3.1698 - 1698Chaplain
William SimondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/15
ADM 6/5
29.4.1698 - 1698Purser
Edward CrispBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/5/18
ADM 6/5

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.9.1695 - c.1697Volunteer
Rowland BondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/75
ADM 6/3
4.9.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Aaron FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/75
ADM 6/3
11.9.1695 - 24.11.1697Volunteer
Soames RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/77
ADM 6/3
28.12.1696 - 1696Volunteer
John CartwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/57
ADM 6/4
23.3.1697/98 - 1698Volunteer
Joseph WeldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1721
ADM 6/5/12
ADM 6/5
23.3.1697/98 - 1698Volunteer
George RutterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/12
ADM 6/5

Service History


DateEventSource
1697On the Irish coast and then sailed with a convoy for VirginiaBWAS-1603
22.9.1697

Paid off

ADM 51
1699Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1603
5.10.1700Wrecked while cleaning at Collinstaw Island, Amoy in ChinaBWAS-1603

 

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