Norwich

5586
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.8.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired16.7.1691BWAS-1603
First Commissioned7.1691
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorWilliam StigantBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered6.10.1692BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck125' 7"Imperial Feet38.1071 
Length of Keel102' 2"Imperial Feet31.115 
Breadth33' 8"Imperial Feet10.1261 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Burthen615 9094Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 26.3.1692CommodoreRalph Wrenn (d.1692)TRN26.1692 - 6.10.1692CaptainRichard Pugh (d.1692)TRN2

Service History


DateEventSource
26.12.1691Sailed with squadron for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
16.1.1691/92Arrived at BarbadosBWAS-1603
22.2.1691/92Action of 1692-02-22
6.10.1692Lost, presumed foundered with all hands in a tropical stormBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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