Portsmouth

5897
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.9.1673BWAS-1603
Acquired1674B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
ConstructorPhineus Pett (1628-1678)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeYacht B028
Rebuilt6.1688BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish bomb vessel 'Portsmouth' (1688) (10)
The Yacht Portsmouth

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel57' 0"Imperial Feet17.3736 
Breadth20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Depth in Hold7' 4"Imperial Feet2.2352 
Draught Aft7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen127 3994Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
167430 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1674 - 30.7.1674CaptainThomas Guy (d.1674)BWAS-160331.7.1674 - 14.9.1676CaptainRalph SandersonBWAS-160315.9.1677 - 16.4.1679CaptainJacob Baker (d.1678)BWAS-160327.4.1678 - 1685CaptainWilliam WrightBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1688Converted to a bomb vesselBWAS-1603

 

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