Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned10.9.1674B028
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk B028
ConstructorHenry EdgarBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck93' 6"Imperial Feet28.3972 
Breadth24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Burthen230Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 3"Imperial Feet28.3718 
Length of Keel75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Breadth24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen229 7494Tons BM 


1677Broadside Weight = 100 Imperial Pound ( 45.3502 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck8 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British Minions

1685Broadside Weight = 100 Imperial Pound ( 45.3502 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck8 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

1688Broadside Weight = 85 Imperial Pound ( 38.5477 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck14 British Demi-Culverin Drake
Gun Deck8 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1674125Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1674105Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
167480Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers

10.9.1674 - 16.1.1677/78CaptainJohn Ashby (d.1693)B05112.4.1678 - 24.5.1679CaptainCompton FeltonBWAS-160323.3.1683/84 - 4.5.1690CaptainJohn George (d.1690)B05125.5.1690 - 26.1.1690/91CaptainDavid Condon (d.1692)BWAS-160327.1.1690/91 - 11.3.1695/96CaptainJohn Beer (d.1696)BWAS-160312.3.1695/96 - 26.9.1698CaptainThomas Wilshaw ADM 6/3/137BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers

bef.9.1676 - aft.1.5.1677LieutenantThomas Mainwaring ADM 8/1/78ADM81695 - 11.3.1695/96LieutenantThomas Pindar (d.1698/99)BWAS-1603

1 Petty Officer

11.10.1695 - 1695Volunteer-per-orderJohn Long ADM 6/3/85ADM 6/3

Service History

1674Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1676Sailed to Sallee and then to North AmericaBWAS-1603
1678Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
1689Converted to a fireshipB028
1689Sailed to New EnglandBWAS-1603
1690Reclassified as a fireshipBWAS-1603
1691Commissioned as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
15.3.1695/96Commissioned as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603


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