Mortar

5467
Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.1.1692/93BWAS-1603
Acquired25.6.1693B028
First Commissioned23.5.1693B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Wrecked2.12.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Length of Keel69' 9"Imperial Feet21.0566 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Depth in Hold9' 9"Imperial Feet2.9718 
Burthen260 4494Tons BM 

Armament


1693Broadside Weight = 34.5 Imperial Pound ( 15.6462 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck12 British Saker
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/4" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169365 BWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.5.1693 - 22.1.1693/94CommanderHenry Turville (d.1719)BWAS-160323.1.1693/94 - 15.6.1696CaptainJohn Smith (d.1722)BWAS-16036.3.1701/2 - 13.10.1702CaptainStephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/7/16BWAS-160314.10.1702 - 10.1.1702/3Captain and MasterCharles Fotherby (d.1720) ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
11.1.1702/3 - 20.1.1702/3CaptainCharles Fotherby (d.1720) ADM 6/7/75ADM 6/721.1.1702/3 - 2.12.1703Captain and MasterBeaumont Raymond (d.1718) ADM 6/7/80BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1695Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
15.9.1696

Paid off

ADM 51
2.12.1703

Wrecked on the Dutch Coast

BWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  
 

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