Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1693 Program FireshipsB028
Constructor & Gardner DaltonB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Broken Up to Rebuild1709B028
BecomesBritish fireship 'Phoenix' (1709) (8)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 0"Imperial Feet27.7368 
Length of Keel76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Breadth25' 2 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 10 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen256 8394Tons BM 


16.3.1693/94Broadside 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
11.1693115Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders

16.3.1693/94 - 22.12.1694Captain Edward Rigby TransferedBWAS-160323.12.1694 - 1.10.1697Captain John Douglas (d.1697) ADM 6/4/39
Confirmed 21.10.1696
1.10.1697 - 3.11.1697Captain Hercules Mitchell (d.1705)BWAS-160321.2.1700/1 - 1.10.1701Captain and Master Joseph Soanes (d.1737) ADM 6/6/58BWAS-16037.2.1701/2 - 5.3.1701/2Commander Edmund Hicks (d.1708)BWAS-16036.3.1701/2 - 12.4.1702Captain and Master William Cock ADM 6/7/16ADM 6/728.4.1702 - 13.10.1702Captain and Master John Mitchell ADM 6/7/30BWAS-160314.10.1702 - 27.11.1702Commander Unton Deering (d.1706) ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
8.1.1702/3 - 3.3.1702/3Commander Unton Deering (d.1706) ADM 6/7/73ADM 6/79.3.1702/3 - 9.12.1703Commander John Trotter (c.1674-1747) ADM 6/7/100BWAS-160310.12.1703 - bef.3.2.1703/4Commander George Paddon (1670-1719) Transfered ADM 6/8/32ADM 6/89.3.1704/5 - 26.3.1708Commander Michael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/8/161BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers

25.2.1700/1 - 4.3.1700/1Lieutenant Josiah Martin ADM 6/6/60ADM 6/620.3.1700/1 - 12.5.1701Lieutenant James Knowles ADM 6/6/78ADM 6/613.5.1701 - 1.10.1701Lieutenant Robert Stephens ADM 6/6/95ADM 6/610.3.1701/2 - 15.3.1701/2Lieutenant John St Leger Transfered ADM 6/7/10ADM 6/716.3.1701/2 - 14.1.1702/3Lieutenant John Wynnell (c.1674-1759) Transfered ADM 6/7/19ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 9.12.1703Lieutenant John Wynnell (c.1674-1759) ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/710.12.1703 - 22.8.1704Lieutenant Henry Glanville Transfered ADM 6/8/32ADM 6/823.8.1704 - 15.12.1704Lieutenant James Hanway (d.1727) ADM 6/8/99
Confirmed 6.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.1.1704/5 - 20.3.1704/5Lieutenant Thomas Knightley Transfered ADM 6/8/142ADM 6/831.3.1705 - 13.4.1706Lieutenant Samuel Tilley (d.1723) ADM 6/8/167ADM 6/821.7.1706 - 26.3.1708Lieutenant Samuel Percivall (d.1723) ADM 6/9/148
Confirmed 10.3.1708
ADM 6/9

1 Warrant Officer

25.10.1696 - 1696Carpenter Richard ColvinADM/A

Service History

12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
22.10.1707Grounded in the Scililes, had no casualties, was salvaged and laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1603


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