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Pendennis

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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1694BWAS-1603
Launched15.10.1695BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1603
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
Captured20.10.1705B028
Becomes
French Privateer 'L'Anarchasis' (1812) (6) 1812-1813
French 6 Gun
Privateer

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 2 ½"Imperial Feet39.6367 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 3 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen681 7394Tons BM 

Armament


15.10.1695Broadside 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

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 12.1.1700/1Captain
Thomas HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/3/74
BWAS-1603
21.2.1700/1 - 5.6.1701Captain
Charles StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1724
Transfered ADM 6/6/58
ADM 6/6
7.6.1701 - 4.3.1701/2Captain
John ViallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1702
Discharged Dead ADM 6/6/103
BWAS-1603
5.3.1701/2 - 17.3.1701/2Captain
Richard PaulBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
BWAS-1603
18.3.1701/2 - 25.9.1702Captain
Thomas HudsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1702
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1603
26.9.1702 - 12.10.1702Captain
Robert ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1721
Transfered ADM 6/8/34
Confirmed 15.12.1703
ADM 6/8
5.10.1702 - 7.6.1703Captain
Philip BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1713
Transfered ADM 6/8/35
Confirmed 20.12.1703
BWAS-1603
8.6.1703 - 8.9.1703Captain
Thomas MeadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1715
Transfered ADM 6/8/25
Issued by
John GraydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
9.9.1703 - 5.3.1703/4Captain
Edward St LoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
Transfered ADM 6/8/23
BWAS-1603
6.3.1703/4 - 24.1.1704/5Captain
The Hon. Henry MordauntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1707
Transfered ADM 6/8/60
BWAS-1603
25.1.1704/5 - 8.3.1704/5Captain
John EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/144
ADM 6/8
9.3.1704/5 - 20.10.1705Captain
John FoljambBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
† ADM 6/8/161
BWAS-1603

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.9.1695 - 12.1.1700/1First Lieutenant
George SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1683-1734
ADM 6/3/76
ADM 6/3
9.10.1695 - 12.1.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Samuel EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1707
ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3
17.3.1700/1 - 20.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant
John TildselyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
Transfered ADM 6/6/77
ADM 6/6
24.5.1701 - 11.10.1702First Lieutenant
Henry HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1713
ADM 6/6/97
ADM 6/6
13.8.1702 - 29.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant
George NichollsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 17.11.1703
ADM 6/8
30.1.1702/3 - 11.2.1704/5Second Lieutenant
Robert FalconerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1705
ADM 6/8/23
Confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
28.3.1703 - 5.3.1703/4First Lieutenant
James AdlingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1709
Transfered ADM 6/8/23
Confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
6.3.1703/4 - 29.3.1704First Lieutenant
Edmund HookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1739
Transfered ADM 6/8/60
ADM 6/8
30.3.1704 - 30.11.1704First Lieutenant
James MillisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1712
ADM 6/8/67
ADM 6/8
1.12.1704 - 29.4.1705First Lieutenant
Robert FaulknerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1712
Transfered ADM 6/8/114
ADM 6/8
12.2.1704/5 - 20.10.1705Second Lieutenant
Charles StanhopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1709
ADM 6/8/150
ADM 6/8
30.4.1705 - 20.10.1705First Lieutenant
Joshua BanasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/8/174
ADM 6/8

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1695 - 1695Purser
Peter FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/69
ADM 6/3
14.8.1695 - 1695Cook
William SimonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/70
ADM 6/3
21.8.1695 - 1695Gunner
William OliveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/72
ADM 6/3
15.9.1695 - 1695Boatswain
John TuckerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
23.9.1695 - 29.10.1695Chaplain
Silvanus JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/79
ADM 6/3
30.10.1695 - 1695Chaplain
William BeauvoirBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.9.1695 - 1695Volunteer
James WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
27.9.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Cutmer TravisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
2.8.1700 - 12.1.1700/1Volunteer-per-order
Henry PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1724
ADM 107/2/90
ADM 107/2
8.9.1700 - 7.1.1700/1Midshipman
Joshua PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1748
Transfered ADM 107/1/259
ADM 107/1
22.12.1701 - 16.5.1704Master's Mate
John RooseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1721
ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1696Convoy of mast ships from NorwayBWAS-1603
11.1698Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1699Sailed homeBWAS-1603
1701Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
12.1.1700/1Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
20.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse
1704In the North SeaBWAS-1603
20.10.1705

Taken together with  Sorlings and Blackwall by a French squadron off the Dogger Bank while escorting a homeward bound Baltic convoy

BWAS-1603
20.10.1705Taken by
Le Salisbury (50) 1703-1708
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
off the Dogger Bank

20.10.1705Taken by
Triton (42) 1702-1709
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
off the Dogger Bank



Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1701-1702British Fleet for the West indies
John BenbowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
 
 

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