Otter

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 SmithBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
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 Cawley (d.1740) ADM 6/10/92ADM 6/1016.2.1709/10 - 12.4.1711Commander Thomas Dennett ADM 6/11/26BWAS-160313.4.1711 - 23.4.1712Commander Thomas Whorwood (d.1745/46) ADM 6/11/128ADM 6/1124.4.1712 - 24.11.1712Commander Robert Faulkner (c.1678-1744) ADM 6/11/206BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.10.1709 - 16.2.1709/10Lieutenant Roger Barton ADM 6/10/92ADM 6/1017.2.1709/10 - 6.2.1710/11Lieutenant Anthony Wilkes ADM 6/11/26ADM 6/117.2.1710/11 - 24.11.1712Lieutenant John Roose (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/11/105ADM 6/11

Service History


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

 

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