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Pearl

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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.3.1707/8BWAS-1603
Named29.7.1708BWAS-1603
Acquired5.8.1708BWAS-1603
First Commissioned31.7.1708B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 42-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Richard BurchettBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1.1723B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck117' 6"Imperial Feet35.6706 
Length of Keel96' 6 ½"Imperial Feet29.2735 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold13' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet3.9688 
Burthen559 2094Tons BM 

Armament


5.8.1708Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
31.7.1708 - 10.12.1710Captain
Henry LawsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1710
Transfered ADM 6/9/178
BWAS-1603
11.12.1710 - 3.12.1712Captain
Caesar BrooksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/11/87
ADM 6/11
26.7.1715 - 27.3.1716Captain
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/47
BWAS-1603
28.3.1716 - 8.12.1719Captain
George GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1729
ADM 6/12/65
BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.7.1708 - 5.7.1711Lieutenant
George HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1719
Transfered ADM 6/9/178
ADM 6/9
9.11.1711 - 31.5.1712Lieutenant
Palmes BravelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1712
ADM 6/11/175
ADM 6/11
1.6.1712 - 3.12.1712Lieutenant
Nathaniel BelshamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/11/211
ADM 6/11
27.7.1715 - 2.3.1715/16Lieutenant
James HendersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1732
ADM 6/12/47
ADM 6/12
3.3.1715/16 - 14.12.1719First Lieutenant
Robert MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1748
ADM 6/12/63
ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.9.1710 - 5.3.1710/11Midshipman Extra
Henry RossingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
Transfered ADM 6/11/68
ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1709In the Bristol ChannelBWAS-1603
1710Sailed to the Channel IslandsBWAS-1603
1711Stationed in the ChannelBWAS-1603
8.9.1711Took the privateer Bizarre off the coast of PortugalBWAS-1603
18.9.1711Took the privateer Victorieuse off the coast of PortugalBWAS-1603
1712In the North SeaBWAS-1603
12.1712Paid offBWAS-1603
7.1715RecommissionedBWAS-1603
1717Sailed to VirginiaBWAS-1603
12.1719Paid offBWAS-1603
12.1722Began breaking upBWAS-1603
1.1723Completed breaking up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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