Lyme

5192
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.2.1693/94BWAS-1603
Acquired20.4.1695BWAS-1603
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)

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1694/95 - 26.5.1695CaptainWilliam Caldwell (d.1718) ADM 6/3/41ADM 6/39.5.1695 - 6.1695CaptainJohn Ward (d.1703) ADM 6/3/56BWAS-16036.1695 - 9.7.1695CaptainValentine BowlesBWAS-16039.7.1695 - 2.9.1695CaptainStephen Elliott ADM 6/3/70ADM 6/322.8.1695 - 1695CommanderThomas Pindar (d.1698/99) ADM 6/3/72ADM 6/34.3.1696/97 - 11.8.1697CaptainThomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/4/80BWAS-160311.8.1697 - 1.1701CaptainNicholas Trevanion (1670-1737) ADM 6/4/125
Commission confirmed 17.11.1697
BWAS-1603
1.1701 - 16.2.1700/1CaptainWilliam Power (d.1703)BWAS-160317.2.1700/1 - 25.5.1701CaptainEdward Acton (d.1707) ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/612.11.1701 - 15.1.1703/4CaptainEdmund Lechmore (d.1703/4) ADM 6/6/120BWAS-160319.1.1703/4 - 23.3.1704/5CaptainGeorge Dolman (d.1704/5)BWAS-160323.3.1704/5 - 24.9.1705CommanderRobert ColemanBWAS-16033.4.1706 - 13.1.1705/6CaptainRobert Coleman ADM 6/8/245BWAS-160314.1.1707/8 - 8.8.1708CaptainMichael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/9/140BWAS-160322.12.1708 - 13.10.1713CaptainJames Gunman (1677-1756) ADM 6/10/14BWAS-160319.2.1716/17 - 14.8.1719CaptainEllis Brand (1681-1759) ADM 6/12/91BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.9.1695 - 1695LieutenantJohn Terry ADM 6/3/79ADM 6/312.11.1701 - 13.9.1702LieutenantRobert Jenkinson (c.1667-?) ADM 6/6/120ADM 6/614.9.1702 - 27.10.1703LieutenantWalter Markham (d.1707) ADM 6/7/120
Commission confirmed 20.4.1703
ADM 6/7
27.10.1703 - 16.3.1706/7LieutenantRobert Morse ADM 6/8/32
Commission confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
17.3.1706/7 - 19.3.1706/7LieutenantWilliam Layton ADM 6/9/57ADM 6/920.12.1708 - 6.12.1709LieutenantJames Richards (d.1743) ADM 6/10/15ADM 6/107.12.1709 - 25.6.1711LieutenantRichard Dove (d.1734) ADM 6/11/12ADM 6/1126.6.1711 - 13.10.1713LieutenantJohn Bernard ADM 6/11/175
Commission confirmed 7.11.1711
ADM 6/11
19.2.1716/17 - 14.8.1719LieutenantSamuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 3/12/91ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
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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