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Prohibition

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Nominal Guns2BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.7.1699BWAS-1603
Acquired5.9.1699BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Ship ClassBonetta GroupB028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeSloop B028
Captured14.8.1702B028
Becomes
French barque longue 'La Prohibition' (1702) (4) 1702-1708
French 4 Gun
Unrated Barque Longue

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel48' 4"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Breadth16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Depth in Hold6' 1"Imperial Feet1.8542 
Burthen68 5594Tons BM 

Armament


1699Broadside Weight = 2.5 Imperial Pound ( 1.1339 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Falconet
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.169950Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1699 - 14.8.1702Commander
John BarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1709
ADM 6/6/12
BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1699Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
14.8.1702Taken by a French 18-gun privateer off Land's EndBWAS-1603

 

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