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6061
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured4.11.1696BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1697B028
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold20.9.1698B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck103' 7"Imperial Feet31.4537 
Length of Keel83' 4"Imperial Feet25.3323 
Breadth27' 7"Imperial Feet8.255 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen345' 9194"Tons BM 

Armament


1696Broadside Weight = 93.5 Imperial Pound ( 42.4028 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British Minions

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1697138 BWAS-1603

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
27.1.1696/97 - 29.7.1698Captain
Henry MiddletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/4/66
BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.2.1696/97 - 29.7.1698Lieutenant
John CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
ADM 6/4/70
ADM 6/4

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1696/97 - 1697Gunner
George AdneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/65
ADM 6/4
25.1.1696/97 - 29.7.1698Purser
William LowtherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/4/65
ADM 6/4
26.1.1696/97 - 1697Boatswain
John ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/66
ADM 6/4
31.1.1696/97 - 1697Carpenter
John CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/67
ADM 6/4
31.1.1696/97 - 29.7.1698Cook
Andrew CarneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/4/67
ADM/A
5.4.1697 - 1697Chaplain
WoodsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/87
ADM 6/4
1698 - 7.6.1698Master
Walter JagoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1701
ADM 106/523/94
ADM 106

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1697Volunteer
William BridgewaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/68
ADM 6/4
2.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
John AllwinkleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/68
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
4.11.1696Taken by MedwayBWAS-1603
22.1.1696/97Purchased and commissioned for "convoying to and from Ireland the small coasting vessels"BWAS-1603
20.9.1698Sold for £451BWAS-1603

 

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