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Paradox

5693
Nominal Guns14W015
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Previously
Captured1649B028
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateW015
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold2.1668BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel60' 0"Imperial Feet18.288 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen127 6294Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
164970 BWAS-1603
9.165070EstablishmentW015
1.165260 NRS013

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1649Captain
Benjamin BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1657
BWAS-1603
1650Captain
John SeamanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1656
BWAS-1603
9.1650 - 1651Captain
Thomas CouleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1651
W015
1652 - 1653Captain
Anthony ArcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1665
BWAS-1603
1653 - 1655Captain
Roger JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1655
ADM 6/24
1656 - 6.1660Captain
Richard CowesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1654-1660
B051
9.3.1662/63 - 1.4.1663Captain
Edward CotterellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1673
B051
22.12.1664 - 17.10.1667Captain
Leonard GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1668
B051

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.7.1649 - 1649Gunner
John BasillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649
SPD-1649
1.11.1651 - 1651Boatswain
Paul SeamerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651
SPD-1651-2

Service History


DateEventSource
1649Blockade of KinsaleBWAS-1603
13.11.1649Ordered to be fittedBWAS-1603
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
1653Off the coast of Ireland in the WinterBWAS-1603
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
6.1660In the Bristol ChannelBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft

 

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Posted by pam orbison on Saturday 19th of August 2017 23:46

I believe Roger Jones, captain of the Paradox and Cygnet was my 6th great grandfather.

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