Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned25.1.1695/96B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
ConstructorThomas EllisBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck107' 9 ½"Imperial Feet32.6263 
Length of Keel88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth28' 3"Imperial Feet8.5439 
Depth in Hold10' 8 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen373 5294Tons BM 


24.4.1696Broadside 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 Commanding Officers

25.1.1695/96 - 12.3.1697/98CaptainHoratio Townsend (d.1697/98)† ADM 6/3/120BWAS-160316.3.1698/99 - 6.7.1700CaptainEdmund Lechmore (d.1703/4) ADM 6/6/43
Commission confirmed 9.7.1700
26.5.1701 - 11.11.1701CaptainEdmund Lechmore (d.1703/4) ADM 6/6/99ADM 6/614.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2CaptainEdward Dursley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/66.2.1701/2 - 15.12.1703CaptainJohn Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/7/6BWAS-160320.12.1703 - 17.3.1705/6CaptainGeorge Martin (d.1724) ADM 6/8/35BWAS-160316.7.1706 - 3.1.1706/7CaptainGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/9/4BWAS-16037.1.1706/7 - 27.2.1707/8CaptainArchibald Hamilton (d.c.1739) ADM 6/9/38BWAS-160328.2.1707/8 - 17.10.1712CaptainHenry Blinston (d.1729) ADM 6/10/4
Commission confirmed 2.10.1708

11 Commissioned Officers

28.1.1695/96 - 4.2.1695/96LieutenantEdward Holland (d.1735/36) ADM 6/3/120ADM 6/35.2.1695/96 - c.16.6.1696LieutenantWilliam Goard ADM 6/3/125ADM 6/317.4.1696 - 18.9.1696Second LieutenantEdward Manning ADM 6/3/146ADM 6/316.4.1697 - 5.5.1699Second LieutenantJames Moneypenny (d.1723) ADM 6/4/125
Commission confirmed 19.11.1697
ADM 6/4
17.2.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1LieutenantThomas Stephenson ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 18.5.1702LieutenantWilliam Dring (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/619.5.1702 - 3.4.1706LieutenantMartin Bond (c.1670-1732) ADM 6/7/36ADM 6/74.4.1706 - 13.8.1706LieutenantHenry Hemmington (d.c.1744) ADM 6/8/249ADM 6/814.8.1706 - 16.3.1706/7LieutenantRobert Seppings ADM 6/9/8ADM 6/917.3.1706/7 - 30.1.1708/9LieutenantThomas Durell (d.1741) ADM 6/9/57ADM 6/931.1.1708/9 - 17.10.1712LieutenantRobert Munford ADM 6/10/29ADM 6/10

1 Warrant Officer

20.1.1702/3 - 1703BoatswainEdward Callenwood ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7

Service History

1697Sailed to IrelandBWAS-1603
6.7.1700Paid offADM 51
1704Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
12.1.1706/7Commissioned for BarbadosBWAS-1603
28.2.1708/9Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712On the Portugese coastBWAS-1603
17.10.1712Paid offADM 51
16.4.1713Sold to Francis Sheldon for £195BWAS-1603


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