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Maidstone

5228
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.7.1693B028
Acquired31.12.1693B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by
The Navy BoardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B028
Constructor
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
B028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold29.7.1714B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck94' 3"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Length of Keel79' 6"Imperial Feet24.0961 
Breadth24' 4"Imperial Feet7.3406 
Burthen10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen250 3494Tons BM 

Armament


11.1693Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1693/94 - 13.1.1694/95Captain
John TuckeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1696
BWAS-1603
14.1.1694/95 - 8.7.1695Captain
Stephen ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/8
ADM 6/3
9.7.1695 - 19.10.1696Captain
Richard CullifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1711
ADM 6/3/70
BWAS-1603
20.10.1696 - 2.3.1696/97Captain
George ClementsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/4/39
ADM 6/4
26.2.1696/97 - 2.3.1696/97Captain
John HellingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1795
ADM 6/4/76
ADM 6/4
3.3.1696/97 - 20.10.1698Captain
Jonathon KellingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
BWAS-1603
14.1.1698/99 - 17.2.1698/99Commander
Bennet AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1708
Transfered ADM 6/5/38
BWAS-1603
9.7.1701 - 9.3.1702/3Commander
William FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/6/108
BWAS-1603
2.4.1703 - 31.3.1704Commander
William ConeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1707
ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 12.11.1703
ADM 6/8
1.4.1704 - 10.2.1704/5Commander
Robert ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1739
ADM 6/8/68
ADM 6/8
11.2.1704/5 - 16.9.1705Commander
Henry LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1710
ADM 6/9/26
Confirmed 14.11.1706
BWAS-1603
6.2.1705/6 - 4.6.1706Commander
Francis GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1706
ADM 6/8/227
ADM 6/8
15.3.1707/8 - 8.4.1709Commander
George GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1729
ADM 6/9/147
BWAS-1603
9.4.1709 - 16.6.1713Commander
Richard DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1718
ADM 6/10/90
Confirmed 29.9.1709
BWAS-1603
17.6.1713 - 7.6.1714Captain and Master
Richard DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1718
ADM 6/11/263
BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1696/97 - 6.3.1699/1700Lieutenant
Jasper PoynterBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1674-1713
ADM 6/4/77
ADM 6/4
7.3.1699/1700 - 20.7.1701Lieutenant
John BenbowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1701
ADM 6/6/44
Confirmed 19.7.1700
ODNB
21.7.1701 - 19.11.1703Lieutenant
William BlimstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/6/109
ADM 6/6
20.11.1703 - 5.12.1705Lieutenant
Mathew NesbittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1711
ADM 6/8/26
ADM 6/8
7.12.1705 - 16.9.1706Lieutenant
George GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1729
ADM 6/8/207
ADM 6/8
17.9.1706 - 8.4.1709Lieutenant
John TorwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1719
ADM 6/9/168
Confirmed 27.5.1708
ADM 6/9
9.4.1709 - 7.6.1714Lieutenant
Stephen DowseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1728
ADM 6/11/77
Confirmed 27.10.1710
ADM 6/11

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.2.1694/95 - 2.5.1695Cook
Thomas ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
3.5.1695 - 7.7.1695Cook
Thomas PainterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
Transfered ADM 6/21/54
ADM/A
25.11.1704 - 1704Cook
George SwiftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704
ADM 6/8/115
ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
1694Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
1697To the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1705To New YorkBWAS-1603
9.1705Passage to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1708In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1708In the West Indies, then the ChannelBWAS-1603
10.1708To Lisbon, hten a Mediterranean convoyBWAS-1603
1709At New YorkBWAS-1603
1710Returned from AmericaBWAS-1603
1711In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1712In the North SeaBWAS-1603
7.6.1714Paid offADM 51
29.7.1714Sold to James Jeffs for £420BWAS-1603

 

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