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Nonsuch

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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.9.1695BWAS-1603
Launched20.8.1696BWAS-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
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1715BWAS-1603
Becomes
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Nonsuch' (1717) (50) 1717-1745
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1740 Renamed "Nonsuch Hulk"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 5"Imperial Feet39.6282 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen676 7794Tons BM 

Armament


20.8.1696Broadside 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

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.6.1696 - 24.9.1696Captain
Edward BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1696
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1603
25.9.1696 - 31.3.1699Captain
Samuel VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1716
Discharged ADM 6/4/30
BWAS-1603
25.9.1701 - 25.9.1702Captain
Robert ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1721
Transfered ADM 6/6/114
BWAS-1603
1.7.1703 - 1.2.1703/4Captain
Richard CottonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ADM 6/7/135
ADM 6/7
bef.2.2.1704 - 8.3.1705/6Captain
Philip BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1713
Transfered
BWAS-1603
9.3.1705/6 - 7.5.1708Captain
John CarltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/8/239
BWAS-1603
8.5.1708 - 14.3.1708/9Captain
Lord Kenneth SutherlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1722
ADM 6/9/162
ADM 6/9
15.3.1708/9 - 7.5.1710Captain
George PaddonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1715
Transfered ADM 6/10/44
BWAS-1603
8.5.1711 - 1.12.1711Captain
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1744
ADM 6/11/177
Confirmed 19.11.1711
BWAS-1603
30.1.1711/12 - 18.2.1712/13Captain
Thomas MeadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1715
ADM 6/11/191
BWAS-1603

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.6.1696 - 6.9.1697Second Lieutenant
Abraham TudorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
Transfered
ADM 6/4
16.6.1697 - 12.8.1697First Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
Transfered ADM 6/4/104
ADM 6/4
7.9.1697 - 5.6.1699Second Lieutenant
Yard EastleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1709
ADM 6/4/116
ADM 6/4
22.1.1701/2 - 18.11.1702Second Lieutenant
Philip AlfinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
27.2.1701/2 - 18.11.1702First Lieutenant
John WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1738
ADM 6/7/14
ADM 6/7
19.11.1702 - 26.11.1703First Lieutenant
Philip AlfinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/7/64
ADM 6/7
19.11.1702 - 1.3.1702/3Second Lieutenant
Thomas KnightleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
Transfered ADM 6/7/60
ADM 6/7
2.3.1702/3 - 23.10.1703Second Lieutenant
Anthony HydeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1738
ADM 6/7/97
ADM 6/7
23.10.1703 - 6.6.1704Second Lieutenant
Samuel BlackmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1711
ADM 6/8/100
Confirmed 10.10.1704
ADM 6/8
27.11.1703 - 24.3.1703/4First Lieutenant
Sir Henry Fitzharris (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1704
ADM 6/8/29
ADM 6/8
24.12.1703 - 15.2.1703/4Second Lieutenant
Samuel FrancklinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1707
ADM 6/8/35
ADM 6/8
16.2.1703/4 - 24.3.1703/4Second Lieutenant
John CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1722
ADM 6/8/48
ADM 6/8
25.3.1704 - 7.6.1704First Lieutenant
Adam BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
ADM 6/8/66
ADM 6/8
25.3.1704 - 7.5.1704Second Lieutenant
John JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1705
Transfered ADM 6/8/66
ADM 6/8
7.6.1704 - 1.5.1706First Lieutenant
Samuel BlackmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1711
ADM 6/8/100
Confirmed 10.10.1704
ADM 6/8
2.4.1706 - 1.9.1710Second Lieutenant
Mathew DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1728
Transfered ADM 6/8/248
ADM 6/8
2.5.1706 - 1.9.1710First Lieutenant
Thomas MisterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 0009-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/228
ADM 6/8
2.9.1710 - 6.7.1711Second Lieutenant
Robert LittleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1717
ADM 6/11/219
Confirmed 5.8.1712
ADM 6/11
30.1.1711/12 - 19.2.1712/13First Lieutenant
Michael WalfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1713
ADM 6/11/191
ADM 6/11
30.1.1711/12 - 19.2.1712/13Second Lieutenant
George RumballBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1717
ADM 6/11/191
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - bef.23.10.1696Chaplain
Edward MullinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Clergyman
Service 1696-1727
ADM 6/4/40
ADM 6/4

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.5.1698 - 27.6.1699Volunteer-per-order
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1734
Transfered ADM 107/1/350
ADM 107/1
5.2.1711/12 - 19.2.1712/13Midshipman
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 107/3/40
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1702Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1603
1704Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1603
1707Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1708Stationed off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1709Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
1710Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1603
1711In home watersBWAS-1603
1712Sailed with a Russian convoyBWAS-1603
12.2.1712/13Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
8.1715Arrived at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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