Phaeton

5773
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired19.3.1690/91BWAS-1603
First Commissioned6.2.1690/91
ShipyardDeptford B028
Ship Class1690 Program Fireships
ConstructorRobert & John CastleBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireship
Expended as Fireship4.6.1692B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 5"Imperial Feet27.8638 
Length of Keel79' 0"Imperial Feet24.0792 
Breadth25' 7 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen275 8794Tons BM 

Armament


19.3.1660/61Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.2.1690/91 - 4.6.1692CaptainRobert Hancock (d.1707)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
 

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