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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.7.1706BWAS-1603
Named25.3.1707BWAS-1603
Acquired1.4.1707BWAS-1603
First Commissioned7.4.1707B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 42-GunnerB028
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild23.10.1728BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 3 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Length of Keel96' 9"Imperial Feet29.2989 
Breadth32' 3"Imperial Feet9.7917 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen532 4594Tons BM 

Armament


1.4.1707Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.4.1707 - 7.5.1708Captain
Lord Kenneth SutherlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1722
Transfered ADM 6/9/60
ADM 6/9
8.5.1708 - 13.12.1708Captain
John BarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1709
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/9/162
BWAS-1603
15.12.1708 - 24.10.1712Captain
Thomas MannBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1712
ADM 6/10/13
BWAS-1603
3.2.1720/21 - 20.11.1721Captain and Master
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1721
ADM 6/13/1
ADM 6/13
5.4.1726 - 14.2.1726/27Commander
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/13/109
BWAS-1603
15.2.1726/27 - 29.3.1727Commander
John GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1747
Transfered ADM 6/13/134
BWAS-1603
30.3.1727 - 31.8.1727Commander
John WynnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1740
ADM 6/13/138
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.4.1707 - 19.4.1709Lieutenant
George BaileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/9/60
ADM 6/9
20.4.1709 - 7.11.1710Lieutenant
William FlemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1716
Transfered ADM 6/10/55
ADM 6/10
8.11.1710 - 29.1.1710/11Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
ADM 6/11/80
ADM 6/11
30.1.1710/11 - 20.11.1721Lieutenant
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1753
ADM 6/11/102
ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1708Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
1709Sailed to the West Indies with a convoyBWAS-1603
1710Stationed at JamaicaBWAS-1603
16.1.1710/11Took the privateer Partisan in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1712Stationed in home watersBWAS-1603
24.10.1712

Paid off

BWAS-1603
2.1720Recommissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
1721Fitted as a Hospital ship at SheernessBWAS-1603
1.1721Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship BWAS-1714
20.11.1721

Paid off

BWAS-1603
31.8.1727Paid offADM 51
23.10.1728Docked at Deptford to break upBWAS-1603

 

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