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Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.5.1695BWAS-1603
Acquired11.2.1695/96B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBrigantine B028
Sailing RigBrigantineB028
Captured1.6.1702B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel51' 6"Imperial Feet15.6972 
Breadth16' 8 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Depth in Hold6' 5"Imperial Feet1.9558 
Burthen76' 4094"Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.1.1695/96 - 25.6.1699CommanderJohn Carlton (d.1713) ADM 6/3/122ADM 6/326.6.1699 - 8.3.1701/2CommanderThomas Hudson (d.1702) ADM 6/6/4ADM 6/69.3.1701/2 - 1.6.1702CommanderGilbert Frankland (d.1702) ADM 6/7/16BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1702Taken by two French privateers off Beachy HeadBWAS-1603

 

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