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Mortar

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Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.1.1692/93BWAS-1603
Acquired25.6.1693B028
First Commissioned23.5.1693B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Constructor
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb VesselB028
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.5.1693 - 22.1.1693/94Commander
Henry TurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
BWAS-1603
23.1.1693/94 - 15.6.1696Captain
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1715
BWAS-1603
6.3.1701/2 - 13.10.1702Captain
Stephen MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
Transfered ADM 6/7/16
BWAS-1603
14.10.1702 - 10.1.1702/3Captain and Master
Charles FotherbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1720
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
11.1.1702/3 - 20.1.1702/3Captain
Charles FotherbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1720
ADM 6/7/75
ADM 6/7
21.1.1702/3 - 2.12.1703Captain and Master
Beaumont RaymondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/7/80
BWAS-1603

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.10.1694 - 26.2.1696/97Gunner
George OrchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/34
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 6.10.1696
ADM 6/4
2.11.1695 - 1696Carpenter
William GoodwardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/54
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 18.12.1696
ADM 6/4
5.6.1696 - 7.12.1696Boatswain
John TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/28
Confirmed 21.9.1696
ADM 6/4
bef.18.11.1696 - 1696Cook
John LywoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/46
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ADM 6/4
8.12.1696 - 1696Boatswain
George PrewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/52
ADM 6/4

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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