Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
Constructor Robert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956 
Length of Keel79' 4"Imperial Feet24.0905 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen263 7094Tons BM 


1697Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers

21.3.1696/97 - 31.8.1699Captain William Johnson (d.1699)† ADM 6/4/84BWAS-16031.9.1699 - 7.7.1700Captain Edward Rumsey (d.1710)
Commission confirmed 14.10.1701
8.7.1700 - 13.10.1701Commander George Martin (d.1724)BWAS-160321.10.1701 - 12.1.1702/3Captain and Master Rupert Billingsley (d.1720) ADM 6/6/118BWAS-160319.1.1702/3 - 18.1.1703/4Commander George Dolman (d.1704/5) ADM 6/7/76BWAS-160314.7.1704 - 30.8.1707Captain Joseph Mighells (d.1707)† ADM 6/8/85B0513.9.1707 - 7.3.1708/9Commander Nicholas Smith (c.1671-1721) ADM 6/9/92BWAS-16038.3.1708/9 - 29.11.1709Commander Francis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/10/41BWAS-160330.11.1709 - 16.3.1712/13Commander Arthur Jones (d.1731) ADM 6/11/8BWAS-160317.6.1713 - 1.6.1714Captain and Master Arthur Jones (d.1731) ADM 6/11/263BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers

27.1.1700/1 - 26.10.1701Lieutenant John Caulke ADM 6/6/113
Commission confirmed 5.9.1701
ADM 6/6
27.10.1701 - 20.1.1701/2Lieutenant Nicholas Saule (d.1707) ADM 6/6/119ADM 6/621.2.1701/2 - 27.5.1703Lieutenant Adam Hayes ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/728.5.1703 - 4.10.1703Lieutenant John Gordon ADM 6/7/129ADM 6/74.10.1703 - 25.1.1704/5Lieutenant William Fox (d.1710) ADM 6/8/42
Commission confirmed 7.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
14.2.1704/5 - 4.2.1706/7Lieutenant John Mordaunt (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/8/151ADM 6/85.2.1706/7 - 7.4.1709Lieutenant William Besille (d.1713) ADM 6/9/54ADM 6/98.4.1709 - 23.6.1709Lieutenant Thomas Johnson (d.c.1736) ADM 6/10/52ADM 6/1024.6.1709 - 16.5.1711Lieutenant Edward Bennett (d.bef.1732) ADM 6/10/72ADM 6/1017.5.1711 - 30.6.1711Lieutenant James Lindsay (1691-1768) ADM 6/11/139ADM 6/1130.6.1711 - 1.6.1714Lieutenant Henry Rice ADM 6/11/148ADM 6/11

Service History

1697In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1698To the East IndiesBWAS-1603
8.1700Still in the East IndiesBWAS-1603
1703In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1704In Home WatersBWAS-1603
1705Service in the Irish Sea until 1713BWAS-1603

In company with the Southampton arrived in Falmouth as convoy to about 30 sail

ADM 51

In company with the Southampton left Falmouth as convoy to about 30 sail

ADM 51


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