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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Privateer ship 'Le Pontchartrain' (1688) (50) 1688-1697
French 50 Gun
Privateer Ship
1697 Renamed "Pontchartrain"
Captured30.4.1697BWAS-1603
First Commissioned24.8.1697B028
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater1712BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck116' 7"Imperial Feet35.3679 
Length of Keel90' 11"Imperial Feet27.4574 
Breadth34' 1"Imperial Feet10.3696 
Depth in Hold13' 1"Imperial Feet3.9709 
Burthen561 7494Tons BM 

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
24.8.1697 - 31.7.1698Captain
Edmund BayleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1699
ADM 6/4/115
BWAS-1603

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.6.1697 - 1697Gunner
Peter CrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/104
ADM 6/4
26.6.1697 - 1697Boatswain
Abraham WarhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/104
ADM 6/4
28.6.1697 - 1697Carpenter
Robert AshworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/104
ADM 6/4
30.6.1697 - 1697Cook
Walter VickeryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
ADM 6/4/107
ADM 6/4

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
26.8.1697 - 1697Volunteer
James LuckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/4/114
ADM 6/4
26.8.1697 - 1697Volunteer
John CambridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/114
ADM 6/4
10.9.1697 - 1697Volunteer
Jacob David DumerallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/116
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
20.8.1697PurchasedBWAS-1603
4.8.1698Paid offADM 33
1699Rerated as a Hulk

 

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