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Phoenix

5791
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1693BWAS-1603
Acquired16.3.1693/94B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1693 Program Fireships (1693)B028
Constructor
& Gardner DaltonBritish
Ship Builder
B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1709B028
Becomes
British fireship 'Phoenix' (1709) (8) 1709-1727
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
16.3.1693/94 - 22.12.1694Captain
Edward RigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
Transfered
BWAS-1603
23.12.1694 - 1.10.1697Captain
John DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
ADM 6/4/39
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1696
BWAS-1603
1.10.1697 - 3.11.1697Captain
Hercules MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
BWAS-1603
21.2.1700/1 - 1.10.1701Captain and Master
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1718
ADM 6/6/58
BWAS-1603
7.2.1701/2 - 5.3.1701/2Commander
Edmund HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1707
BWAS-1603
6.3.1701/2 - 12.4.1702Captain and Master
William CockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/7/16
ADM 6/7
28.4.1702 - 13.10.1702Captain and Master
John MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
ADM 6/7/30
BWAS-1603
14.10.1702 - 27.11.1702Commander
Unton DeeringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
8.1.1702/3 - 3.3.1702/3Commander
Unton DeeringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/7/73
ADM 6/7
9.3.1702/3 - 9.12.1703Commander
John TrotterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1736
ADM 6/7/100
BWAS-1603
10.12.1703 - bef.3.2.1703/4Commander
George PaddonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1715
Transfered ADM 6/8/32
ADM 6/8
9.3.1704/5 - 26.3.1708Commander
Michael SansomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1709
ADM 6/8/161
BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1700/1 - 4.3.1700/1Lieutenant
Josiah MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1707
ADM 6/6/60
ADM 6/6
20.3.1700/1 - 12.5.1701Lieutenant
James KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1713
ADM 6/6/78
ADM 6/6
13.5.1701 - 1.10.1701Lieutenant
Robert StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/6/95
ADM 6/6
10.3.1701/2 - 15.3.1701/2Lieutenant
John St LegerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1712
Transfered ADM 6/7/10
ADM 6/7
16.3.1701/2 - 14.1.1702/3Lieutenant
John WynnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1740
Transfered ADM 6/7/19
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 9.12.1703Lieutenant
John WynnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1740
ADM 6/7/77
ADM 6/7
10.12.1703 - 22.8.1704Lieutenant
Henry GlanvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1707
Transfered ADM 6/8/32
ADM 6/8
23.8.1704 - 15.12.1704Lieutenant
James HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1722
ADM 6/8/99
Confirmed 6.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.1.1704/5 - 20.3.1704/5Lieutenant
Thomas KnightleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
Transfered ADM 6/8/142
ADM 6/8
31.3.1705 - 13.4.1706Lieutenant
Samuel TilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1726
ADM 6/8/167
ADM 6/8
21.7.1706 - 26.3.1708Lieutenant
Samuel PercivallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1717
ADM 6/9/148
Confirmed 10.3.1708
ADM 6/9

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.8.1695 - 1697Cook
Robert GibsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/70
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 4.2.1696/97
ADM 6/4
1696 - 13.10.1696Carpenter
Thomas ClunginBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
24.10.1696 - 1696Carpenter
Richard ColvinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1696
ADM 6/9/40
ADM/A
19.6.1697 - 1698Boatswain
Robert PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
ADM 6/5/15
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 30.3.1698
ADM 6/5
18.10.1698 - 1698Cook
Francis LoreingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/32
ADM 6/5

Service History


DateEventSource
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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