Penzance

5752
Nominal Guns22B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.5.1694BWAS-1603
Acquired22.4.1695B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
ConstructorThomas EllisBWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold23.9.1713B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck94' 3"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Length of Keel77' 10 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen253 6994Tons BM 

Armament


22.4.1695Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1695 - 4.12.1695CaptainHoratio Townsend (d.1697/98) ADM 6/3/42ADM 6/317.12.1695 - 6.5.1697CaptainJohn Hooper (d.1705): on board from 11.1.1695/96 ADM 6/3/102ADM 6/37.5.1697 - 6.3.1698/99CaptainJohn Aston (c.1668-?) ADM 106/483/213ADM 10616.3.1698/99 - 8.8.1699CommanderRichard Wyatt (d.1703): on board from 19.3.1698/99 ADM 6/5/42ADM 6/59.8.1699 - 22.1.1700/1CaptainRichard Wyatt (d.1703) ADM 6/6/11BWAS-160318.1.1700/1 - 22.2.1700/1Captain and MasterRichard Paul (d.1702/3) ADM 6/6/52ADM 6/63.3.1700/1 - 17.10.1704CommanderThomas Lawrence (d.1747): on board from 9.4.1701 ADM 6/6/66BWAS-160317.10.1704 - 10.2.1707/8CommanderRobert Studley (d.1717) ADM 6/8/102BWAS-160328.1.1707/8 - 11.5.1713CommanderJohn Parr (d.1742) ADM 6/9/129BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.6.1698 - 24.2.1700/1LieutenantJohn Wood ADM 6/5/22ADM 6/58.3.1700/1 - 26.1.1703/4LieutenantJohn Ward (d.1716/17) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/628.1.1703/4 - 15.2.1703/4LieutenantJohn Cundett (d.1724) ADM 6/8/52ADM 6/825.2.1703/4 - 2.2.1707/8LieutenantNathaniel Ramsey (d.1711) ADM 6/8/58ADM 6/83.2.1707/8 - 18.7.1709LieutenantJohn Saunders ADM 6/9/130ADM 6/924.1.1711/12 - 11.5.1713LieutenantRobert Sharpe ADM 6/11/189ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1695Fitting out at Deptford?BWAS-1603
1696Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1603
1700To SaleeBWAS-1603
1701Commissioned for the Irish ChannelBWAS-1603
22.2.1701/2Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1603
1712In the North SeaBWAS-1603
23.9.1713Sold to John Bevois for £493BWAS-1603

 

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