Lizard

5149
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.7.1695BWAS-1603
Acquired29.3.1697BWAS-1603
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
ConstructorRobert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold29.7.1714BWAS-1603

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1696/97 - 31.8.1699CaptainWilliam Johnson (d.1699)† ADM 6/4/84BWAS-16031.9.1699 - 7.7.1700CaptainEdward Rumsey (d.1710)
Commission confirmed 14.10.1701
BWAS-1603
8.7.1700 - 13.10.1701CommanderGeorge Martin (d.1724)BWAS-160321.10.1701 - 12.1.1702/3Captain and MasterRupert Billingsley (d.1720) ADM 6/6/118BWAS-160319.1.1702/3 - 13.7.1704CommanderGeorge Dolman (d.1704/5) ADM 6/7/76BWAS-160314.7.1704 - 30.8.1707CaptainJoseph Mighells (d.1707)† ADM 6/8/85B0513.9.1707 - 7.3.1708/9CommanderNicholas Smith (c.1671-1721) ADM 6/9/92BWAS-16038.3.1708/9 - 29.11.1709CommanderFrancis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/10/41BWAS-160330.11.1709 - 16.3.1712/13CommanderArthur Jones (d.1731) ADM 6/11/8BWAS-160317.6.1713 - 1.6.1714Captain and MasterArthur Jones (d.1731) ADM 6/11/263BWAS-1603

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1699 - 31.8.1699LieutenantEdward Rumsey (d.1710)ADM 10627.1.1700/1 - 26.10.1701LieutenantJohn Caulke ADM 6/6/113
Commission confirmed 5.9.1701
ADM 6/6
27.10.1701 - 20.1.1701/2LieutenantNicholas Saule (d.1707) ADM 6/6/119ADM 6/621.2.1701/2 - 27.5.1703LieutenantAdam Hayes ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/728.5.1703 - 4.10.1703LieutenantJohn Gordon ADM 6/7/129ADM 6/74.10.1703 - 25.1.1704/5LieutenantWilliam Fox (d.1710) ADM 6/8/42
Commission confirmed 7.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
14.2.1704/5 - 4.2.1706/7LieutenantJohn Mordaunt (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/8/151ADM 6/85.2.1706/7 - 7.4.1709LieutenantWilliam Besille (d.1713) ADM 6/9/54ADM 6/98.4.1709 - 23.6.1709LieutenantThomas Johnson (d.c.1736) ADM 6/10/52ADM 6/1024.6.1709 - 16.5.1711LieutenantEdward Bennett (d.1732) ADM 6/10/72ADM 6/1017.5.1711 - 30.6.1711LieutenantJames Lindsay (1691-1768) ADM 6/11/139ADM 6/1130.6.1711 - 1.6.1714LieutenantHenry Rice ADM 6/11/148ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
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
16.5.1705

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

ADM 51
19.5.1705

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

ADM 51

 

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