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5172
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1696BWAS-1603
Launched7.8.1697B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-Gunner (1694)B028
Constructor
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigateB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild17.2.1721/22B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck104' 4"Imperial Feet31.7246 
Length of Keel87' 8"Imperial Feet26.5466 
Breadth27' 8"Imperial Feet8.2586 
Depth in Hold10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Burthen356 8894Tons BM 

Armament


7.8.1697Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1694145Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.8.1697 - 1.5.1699Captain
John ConstableBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/4/112
ADM 6/4
2.5.1699 - 6.9.1702Captain
John UnderdownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
Transfered ADM 6/5/46
NRS009
14.10.1702 - 12.1.1702/3Captain
Stephen MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
13.1.1702/3 - 30.6.1703Captain
Rupert BillingsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1716
ADM 6/7/76
BWAS-1603
1.7.1703 - 11.7.1704Captain
Charles StukelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1715
ADM 6/7/135
BWAS-1603
14.7.1704 - 8.4.1709Captain
George FaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1704
† ADM 6/8/85
BWAS-1603
9.4.1709 - 1.6.1715Captain
George GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1729
ADM 6/10/84
Confirmed 19.8.1709
BWAS-1603
14.9.1716 - 13.1.1717/18Captain
Sir Hugh Middleton (5th Baronet Middleton of Ruthin)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1727
ADM 6/12/77
BWAS-1603
11.3.1718/19 - 23.5.1719Captain
John YeoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
ADM 6/12/158
ADM 6/12

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.8.1697 - 9.5.1699Lieutenant
Nicholas SnowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1699
Transfered ADM 6/4/112
ADM 6/4
10.5.1699 - 25.7.1701Lieutenant
Richard FalleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1703
ADM 6/5/49
BSJ
10.2.1701/2 - 29.1.1703/4Lieutenant
Joseph WoolidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1704
ADM 6/7/8
ADM 6/7
30.1.1703/4 - 20.10.1706Lieutenant
Richard DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1718
ADM 6/8/88
Confirmed 1.8.1704
ADM 6/8
9.4.1709 - 1.6.1715Lieutenant
John TorwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1719
ADM 6/10/84
Confirmed 22.8.1709
ADM 6/10
11.3.1718/19 - 23.5.1719Lieutenant
John GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1727
: on board from 13.3.1718/19 ADM 6/12/158
ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
30.3.1700 - 7.3.1700/1Midshipman Extra
William HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/30
ADM 6/6

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1697 - 13.5.1697Volunteer
Edward LapthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/97
ADM 6/4
1697 - 24.5.1697Volunteer
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1753
Transfered ADM 6/4/98
ADM 6/4
5.1.1706/7 - 21.6.1709Midshipman
Thomas DareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1711
Transfered ADM 107/2/278
ADM 107/2
12.7.1713 - 3.6.1714Midshipman
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
Transfered ADM 107/3/40
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1699Stationed on the Isle of ManBWAS-1603
1700Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1603
1703Commissioned for GuineaBWAS-1603
7.1704Commissioned for New YorkBWAS-1603
1712Sailed for HomeBWAS-1603
5.1712Began middling repair at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
6.1712Completed middling repair at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £102.14.8dBWAS-1603
1.6.1715Paid offADM 51
1717Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1603
1718Sailed homeBWAS-1603
13.1.1718Paid offADM 51
23.5.1719Paid offADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North America
Sir Hovenden WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1715
 
 

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