Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardPlymouth - Devon BWAS-1603
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
Constructor FlintBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild2.1720B028
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Lyme' (1720) (20)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Length of Keel88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth28' 8"Imperial Feet8.5598 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen384 294Tons BM 


20.4.1695Broadside 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

16 Ship Commanders

15.3.1694/95 - 4.5.1695Captain William Caldwell (d.1718) Transfered ADM 6/3/41ADM 6/39.5.1695 - 6.1695Captain John Ward (d.1703) ADM 6/3/56BWAS-16036.1695 - 9.7.1695Captain Valentine BowlesBWAS-16039.7.1695 - 1.9.1695Captain Stephen Elliott Transfered ADM 6/3/70ADM 6/322.8.1695 - 1695Commander Thomas Pindar (d.1698/99) ADM 6/3/72ADM 6/34.3.1696/97 - 11.8.1697Captain Thomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/4/80BWAS-160311.8.1697 - 1.1701Captain Nicholas Trevanion (1670-1737) ADM 6/4/125
Confirmed 17.11.1697
1.1701 - 16.2.1700/1Captain William Power (d.1703)BWAS-160317.2.1700/1 - 25.5.1701Captain Edward Acton (d.1707) ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/612.11.1701 - 15.1.1703/4Captain Edmund Lechmore (d.1703/4) ADM 6/6/120BWAS-160319.1.1703/4 - 23.3.1704/5Captain George Dolman (d.1704/5)BWAS-160323.3.1704/5 - 24.9.1705Commander Robert ColemanBWAS-16033.4.1706 - 13.1.1705/6Captain Robert Coleman ADM 6/8/245BWAS-160314.1.1707/8 - 8.8.1708Captain Michael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/9/140BWAS-160322.12.1708 - 13.10.1713Captain James Gunman (1677-1756) ADM 6/10/14BWAS-160319.2.1716/17 - 14.8.1719Captain Ellis Brand (1681-1759) ADM 6/12/91BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers

20.9.1695 - 1695Lieutenant John Terry ADM 6/3/79ADM 6/312.11.1701 - 13.9.1702Lieutenant Robert Jenkinson (c.1667-?) ADM 6/6/120ADM 6/614.9.1702 - 27.10.1703Lieutenant Walter Markham (d.1707) ADM 6/7/120
Confirmed 20.4.1703
ADM 6/7
27.10.1703 - 16.3.1706/7Lieutenant Robert Morse ADM 6/8/32
Confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
17.3.1706/7 - 19.3.1706/7Lieutenant William Layton Transfered ADM 6/9/57ADM 6/920.12.1708 - 6.12.1709Lieutenant James Richards (d.1743) Transfered ADM 6/10/15ADM 6/107.12.1709 - 25.6.1711Lieutenant Richard Dove (d.1734) ADM 6/11/12ADM 6/1126.6.1711 - 13.10.1713Lieutenant John Bernard ADM 6/11/175
Confirmed 7.11.1711
ADM 6/11
19.2.1716/17 - 14.8.1719Lieutenant Samuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 3/12/91ADM 6/12

4 Warrant Officers

12.3.1694/95 - 1695Purser John Robertson ADM 6/3/40ADM 6/38.4.1695 - 1695Boatswain Thomas Wooton ADM 6/3/44ADM 6/39.4.1695 - 1695Carpenter William Cockerell ADM 6/3/44ADM 6/326.4.1695 - 1695Gunner Peter Crow ADM 6/3/52ADM 6/3

4 Petty Officers

12.4.1695 - 1695Volunteer John Jones ADM 6/3/48ADM 6/316.4.1695 - 1695Volunteer Henry Gifford ADM 6/3/49ADM 6/317.12.1699 - 15.1.1700/1Midshipman Robert Prosser (c.1674-1738) Transfered ADM 107/1/355ADM 107/123.12.1701 - 14.12.1703Midshipman Jedediah Barker ADM 107/2/4ADM 107/2

Service History

1695Stationed in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1696Stationed in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1697Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
7.3.1697Paid offADM 51
1698In North AmericaBWAS-1603
1700Sailed to SaleeBWAS-1603
9.7.1702Took the Privateer La Marie de Caillot BWAS-1603
22.8.1703Took the Privateer La Marie BWAS-1603
15.1.1703/4Action against a 46-gun privateer off Dodman Head, losing 36 killed and wounded including the captainBWAS-1603
19.1.1703/4Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708With Byng's fleet in the North SeaBWAS-1603
12.1708In the BalticBWAS-1603
1710Sailed from Milford with a Newfoundland convoyBWAS-1603
1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
13.10.1713Paid offADM 51
7.1714Began middling repair at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
11.1714Completed middling repair at Deptford - London at a cost of £1624.4.1dBWAS-1603
2.1717Began refitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
23.2.1716/17Ordered reduced to a Sixth RateBWAS-1603
3.1716/17Completed refitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £925.5.1dBWAS-1603
14.1719Paid offADM 51
2.1720Broken up at Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


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