Ruby

531
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Ruby' (1652) (42)
Ordered1704/02/29BWAS-1603
Launched1706/02/18BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard B028
ConstructorJoseph AllinBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Captured1707/10/10BWAS-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

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1706 - 1707/10/10CaptainPeregrine BertieBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1707Sailed to the Virgin IslandsBWAS-1603
1707/10/10Taken by Le Mars (54) in the Western ApproachesBWAS-1603
1707/10/10Battle of the Lizard
1707/10/10Taken by Le Mars (54) in the Western Approaches
1708Condemned at Brest and sold for commerceBWAS-1603
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
 

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