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Ruby

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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Ruby' (1652) (42) 1652-1708
British 42 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered29.2.1703/4BWAS-1603
Launched18.2.1705/6BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Captured10.10.1707BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck128' 4"Imperial Feet39.018 
Length of Keel105' 7"Imperial Feet32.0396 
Breadth34' 8"Imperial Feet10.414 
Depth in Hold13' 7"Imperial Feet4.0217 
Burthen674 8894Tons BM 

Armament


1706Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1705/6 - 10.10.1707Captain
The Hon. Peregrine BertieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1707
ADM 6/8/230
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1705/6 - 20.11.1706Second Lieutenant
Charles StanhopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1709
Transfered ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
19.2.1705/6 - 10.10.1707First Lieutenant
Joshua BanasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
21.11.1706 - 1.1.1706/7Second Lieutenant
Thomas RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/9/28
ADM 6/9
2.1.1706/7 - 10.10.1707Second Lieutenant
Peter HorroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1720
ADM 6/9/37
ADM 6/9

Service History


DateEventSource
1707Sailed to the Virgin IslandsBWAS-1603
10.10.1707Taken by
Le Mars (54) 1705-1721
French 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
in the Western Approaches
BWAS-1603
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
1708Condemned at Brest and sold for commerceBWAS-1603

 

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