Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned5.10.1715B028
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 42-GunnerB028
ConstructorJohn HaywardBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up10.1732B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 8"Imperial Feet35.9777 
Length of Keel99' 1"Imperial Feet30.178 
Breadth32' 5"Imperial Feet9.8171 
Depth in Hold13' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen553 7794Tons BM 


8.4.1715Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

5.10.1715 - 16.7.1719CaptainDigby Dent (d.1737) ADM 6/12/53B05117.7.1719 - 30.11.1720CaptainJohn Yeo (1681-1756) ADM 6/12/175ADM 6/122.5.1722 - 31.3.1723CaptainWilliam Ellford (d.1723)† ADM 6/13/35BWAS-160318.6.1723 - 24.3.1726/27CaptainFrancis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/13/58BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers

5.10.1715 - 2.3.1715/16LieutenantEdward Bennett (d.1732) ADM 6/12/53ADM 6/123.3.1715/16 - 24.11.1719First LieutenantAlexander Orrok (d.1742) ADM 6/12/63ADM 6/1225.11.1719 - 30.11.1720First LieutenantThomas Wilcocks (d.1741) ADM 6/12/183ADM 6/1210.11.1720 - 30.11.1720Third LieutenantRichard Waddon ADM 6/12/217ADM 6/122.5.1722 - 31.3.1723First LieutenantCharles Killigrew ADM 6/13/35ADM 6/132.5.1722 - 31.3.1723Second LieutenantRobert Sharpe ADM 6/13/35ADM 6/132.5.1722 - 31.3.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsIsaac Barnard (d.1758) ADM 6/13/35ADM 6/1325.6.1724 - 13.1.1726/27Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsGeorge Berkeley (d.1746/47) ADM 6/13/73ADM 6/1314.1.1726/27 - 24.3.1726/27Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Master (d.1747) ADM 6/13/207
Commission confirmed 12.6.1728
ADM 6/13

Service History

1716In the BalticBWAS-1603
1717In the BalticBWAS-1603
1720Anti-pirate operations on the Guinea coastBWAS-1603
30.11.1720Paid offADM 51
3.1722/23Stationed at BarbadosBWAS-1603

Paid off at Barbados

24.3.1726/27Paid offADM 51
10.1732Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1603


BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IVJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive

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