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Plymouth

5845
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.5.1703BWAS-1603
Acquired3.1704/5BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1705BWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1603
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1681-1709
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Foundered11.8.1705BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck140' 5"Imperial Feet42.6752 
Length of Keel115' 3"Imperial Feet35.0571 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen897Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck140' 5"Imperial Feet42.6752 
Length of Keel115' 3"Imperial Feet35.0571 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen896 8494Tons BM 

Armament


3.1704/5Broadside Weight = 366 Imperial Pound ( 165.981 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705365 BWAS-1603

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
28.3.1705 - 11.8.1705Captain
Hercules MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
† ADM 6/8/166
TRN2

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1704/5 - 11.8.1705First Lieutenant
Robert EelesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702
† ADM 6/8/165
ADM 6/8
24.4.1705 - 11.8.1705Second Lieutenant
Daniel ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701
† ADM 6/8/177
ADM 6/8
4.6.1705 - 1705First Lieutenant
Samuel LyonburgBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705
ADM 6/8/181
ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
11.8.1705Foundered with the loss of all handsTRN2

 

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