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Nominal Guns44B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Privateer ship 'L'Entreprenante' (1693) (44) 1693-1694
French 44 Gun
Privateer Ship
Captured7.4.1694BWAS-1603
First Commissioned15.4.1695B028
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold24.5.1698BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel82' 2"Imperial Feet25.019 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen420 194Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1695190Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1695160Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1695120Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1695 - 19.1.1695/96Captain
Thomas EkinesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/3/45
ADM 6/3
20.1.1695/96 - 3.6.1696Captain
Kerrit RoffeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/3/119
ADM 6/3
4.6.1696 - 24.9.1696Captain
Samuel VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1716
ADM 6/4
25.9.1696 - 18.2.1696/97Captain
John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4
1697 - 26.7.1697Captain
John HerneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
BWAS-1603
27.7.1697 - 1.12.1697Captain
Humphrey SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
ADM 6/4/111
ADM 6/4

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.4.1695First Lieutenant
Edward ManningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 6/3/51
ADM 6/3
18.4.1695 - 18.8.1695Second Lieutenant
Thomas GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1680-1734
Transfered ADM 6/3/51
ADM 6/3
3.2.1695/96 - 7.8.1696Lieutenant
George GraydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1702
Transfered ADM 6/3/125
ADM 6/3
7.7.1697 - 1.12.1697Lieutenant
John TomkinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1712
ADM 6/4/108
ADM 6/4

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.5.1695 - 1695Boatswain
Thomas CoatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3
8.5.1695 - 1695Chaplain
John TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/55
ADM 6/3
20.5.1695 - 1695Gunner
Thomas RounsevallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/57
ADM/A
22.5.1695 - 1695Cook
Nicholas TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/28
ADM 6/3
22.5.1695 - 24.6.1695Carpenter
Thomas CharletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/28
ADM 6/3
25.6.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Samuel StaplesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/63
ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
27.3.1695PurchasedBWAS-1603
1696Storeship at the NoreBWAS-1603
1.12.1697Paid offADM 51
24.5.1698Sold for £501BWAS-1603

 

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