Julian Prize
Foresight's Prize
Nominal Guns16
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Julien' (1690) (14)
First Commissioned30.4.1690
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck67' 0"Imperial Feet20.4216 
Length of Keel52' 9"Imperial Feet15.9639 
Breadth19' 3"Imperial Feet5.7997 
Depth in Hold9' 4"Imperial Feet2.8448 
Burthen103 9194Tons BM 


1689Broadside Weight = 44 Imperial Pound ( 19.9544 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Saker Cutts
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

1694Broadside Weight = 22 Imperial Pound ( 9.9772 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British Saker Cutts

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
169080Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
169065Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers

3.5.1690 - 12.1691CaptainRobert Leonard (d.1693)BWAS-160312.1691 - 18.3.1692/93CaptainWilliam Cross (d.1746)BWAS-160319.3.1692/93 - 9.6.1693CaptainWilliam MorganBWAS-160310.6.1693 - 2.10.1693CommanderJohn KidwellBWAS-16033.10.1693 - 2.3.1693/94CaptainThomas Butler (d.1727)BWAS-16033.3.1693/94 - 21.9.1696CommanderJohn Barter (d.1708)BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer

2.1.1694/95 - 21.9.1696BoatswainCharles May ADM 6/3/25ADM 6/3

Service History

16.4.1690Taken by ForesightBWAS-1603
30.4.1690Purchased for serviceBWAS-1603
1692At GuernseyBWAS-1603
1694Converted to a Bomb KetchBWAS-1603
3.5.1698Sold for £131BWAS-1603


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 20th of February 2020 07:52Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Elisabeth' (1722)
Tuesday 18th of February 2020 19:15Thierry GUIHENEUFFrench Privateer 'Le Du Teillay' (1744) (18)
Tuesday 18th of February 2020 17:41Tim OakleyBritish fireship 'Vesuvius' (1756) (8)
Monday 17th of February 2020 10:45Myf ThompsonNathaniel Bateman (c.1723-1797)
Sunday 16th of February 2020 16:03stephen GovierSir Charles Cunningham (d.1834)