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|Nationality||Kingdom of England|
French Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Trident' (1688) (52) 1688-1695
French 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
|Shipyard||Toulon - Provence||NNF-1661|
|Ship Type||Ship of the Line||B028|
|Sailing Rig||Ship Rigged||B028|
|Sunk as Breakwater||14.1.1700/1||BWAS-1603|
Lieutenant Robert Belbin has been appointed Commander of the Trident following the removal of her Captain and his confinement in the BREDAH. Belbin is to be paid for his time in the Trident as her Captain.ADM/A
Copy judgment of a Court Martial held on 10 May, 1698 on board the Humber at Spithead, Captain Henry Haughton, Commander in Chief of ships at Spithead and Portsmouth, President, and 26 named officers, to enquire into the death of Daniel Whittle of the Lincoln of which Lieutenant William Toms is accused by excessive beating in July, 1697 near Port Royal, Jamaica. As Daniel Whittle had died of a fever, Lieutenant Toms was acquitted.
Also enquiry was made into a complaint brought by Lieutenant Robert Belbin, in command of the Trident Prize, against Beverly Latham, carpenter of that ship, for being often absent without leave and disobedience, Beverly Latham was found guilty and dismissed his ship.ADM 106