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Phoenix

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Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.5.1669BWAS-1603
Acquired31.3.1671B028
First Commissioned16.9.1671B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Constructor
Sir Anthony DeaneBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1660-1721
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Scuttled12.4.1692B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth27' 10"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Draught Aft13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen366 7094Tons BM 

Armament


1685Broadside Weight = 142.5 Imperial Pound ( 64.6242 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck18 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1674180Establishment for war abroad as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603
1674150Establishment for war at home as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603
1674115Establishment for peace as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1671 - 21.6.1672Captain
Ralph SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1676
BWAS-1603
10.6.1672 - 8.7.1673Captain
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702
BWAS-1603
9.7.1673 - 14.6.1674Captain
George WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1674
B051
3.3.1674/75 - 17.5.1675Captain
Lawrence WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
BWAS-1603
17.12.1677 - 12.4.1679Captain
Thomas Room CoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
BWAS-1603
13.4.1679 - 3.5.1679Captain
Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
B051
4.5.1679 - 3.8.1682Captain
William BlaggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1682
BWAS-1603
19.6.1684 - 1687Captain
John TyrrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1692
BWAS-1603
1.11.1688 - 1689Captain
William GiffordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1714
BWAS-1603
5.1689 - 10.4.1690Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
BWAS-1603
11.4.1690 - 14.5.1690Captain
Thomas LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1705
BWAS-1603
15.5.1690 - 1691Captain
Thomas MonkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1711
BWAS-1603
1691 - 12.4.1692Captain
Jacob BancksSwedish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1715
BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
bef.9.1676 - aft.1.5.1677Lieutenant
George HarwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1677
ADM 8/1/78
ADM8
16.1.1677/78 - 1678Lieutenant
George St LoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1689
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1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 12.4.1692Cook
David AllisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1692
ADM 1/5253

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
5.12.1681 - 6.1.1681/82Not Rated
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 107/1/90
ADM 107/1
14.11.1685 - 14.9.1688Able Seaman
Jasper PoynterBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1674-1713
ADM 107/1/77
ADM 107/1
21.10.1686 - 9.11.1687Ordinary Seaman
Thomas RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1721
Transfered ADM 107/1/100
ADM 107/1
23.3.1688/89 - 27.3.1690Captain's Servant
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
ADM 107/1/25
ADM 107/1
27.3.1690 - 2.11.1691Volunteer
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
Transfered ADM 107/1/25
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1674Refitted as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603
17.5.1675Paid offADM 33
1677Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
3.8.1682Paid offADM 33
1689In the ChannelBWAS-1603
20.2.1690/91Refitted as a Fifth RateADM/A
12.4.1692Driven ashore near Malaga on the Spanish coast along with Portland and burnt to avoid capture by a French squadronBWAS-1603

 

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