Rupert's Prize

Nominal Guns18B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'La Thérèse' (1692) (18)
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck70' 0"Imperial Feet21.336 
Breadth22' 0"Imperial Feet6.7056 
Depth in Hold8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Burthen180 2094Tons BM 


1693Broadside Weight = 50 Imperial Pound ( 22.6754 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions

3 Commanding Officers

23.1.1692/93 - 14.12.1694CaptainJohn Lytcott (d.1697)BWAS-16038.12.1694 - 4.12.1697CaptainIsaac Andrews (d.1702): on board from 20.12.1694BWAS-16034.12.1697 - 23.5.1700CaptainRichard Long (d.1717) ADM 6/4/128BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer

27.4.1693 - 10.11.1693GunnerRobert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 107/1/45ADM 107/1

Service History

27.12.1692Purchased for serviceBWAS-1603
8.5.1700Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
23.5.1700Paid offADM 51
10.12.1700Sold by candle to William Clark for £121BWAS-1603


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