Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1699BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-GunnerBWAS-1603
ConstructorElias WaffeBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Blown Up19.9.1700BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Length of Keel112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Breadth34' 6"Imperial Feet10.4013 
Depth in Hold13' 2"Imperial Feet3.9793 
Burthen709 894Tons BM 


1695Broadside Weight = 410 Imperial Pound ( 185.9354 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1691365Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer

2.5.1699 - 19.9.1700CaptainFrancis Dove (d.1724/25) ADM 6/5/46B051

2 Commissioned Officers

10.5.1699 - 19.9.1700First LieutenantNathaniel Browne ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/511.5.1699 - 19.9.1700Second LieutenantRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/5

1 Warrant Officer

6.5.1700 - 19.9.1700Midshipman ExtraAbraham Adams (c.1667-?) ADM 6/6/38ADM 6/6

1 Petty Officer

15.3.1699/1700 - 19.9.1700Volunteer-per-orderJohn Twisden (d.1707) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/6

Service History

1700With Sir George Rooke (1650-1708/9) fleet in the BalticBWAS-1603
19.9.1700Blown up by accident in the Downs with all aboard being killedBWAS-1603


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