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5650
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.5.1708BWAS-1603
Acquired6.3.1708/9BWAS-1603
First Commissioned10.10.1709B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor
Robert SmithBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1756
BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold8.1.1712/13B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck76' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet23.1712 
Length of Keel62' 3"Imperial Feet18.9357 
Breadth22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Depth in Hold9' 3"Imperial Feet2.8194 
Burthen167 5794Tons BM 

Armament


1710Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
171070 BWAS-1603

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.10.1709 - 15.2.1709/10Commander
William CawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/10/92
ADM 6/10
16.2.1709/10 - 12.4.1711Commander
Thomas DennettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1714
ADM 6/11/26
BWAS-1603
13.4.1711 - 23.4.1712Commander
Thomas WhorwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
Transfered ADM 6/11/128
ADM 6/11
24.4.1712 - 24.11.1712Commander
Robert FaulknerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1712
ADM 6/11/206
BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.10.1709 - 16.2.1709/10Lieutenant
Roger BartonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1723
ADM 6/10/92
ADM 6/10
17.2.1709/10 - 6.2.1710/11Lieutenant
Anthony WilkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1715
ADM 6/11/26
ADM 6/11
7.2.1710/11 - 24.11.1712Lieutenant
John RooseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1721
ADM 6/11/105
ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1.1712/13Sold to Samuel Eyres for £392BWAS-1603

 

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