Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
Constructor Robert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater5.7.1727B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck109' 6 ½"Imperial Feet33.2359 
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen384 2994Tons BM 


7.6.1696Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1694145Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders

20.12.1695 - 19.7.1701Captain Richard Haddock (c.1674-1749/50) ADM 6/3/102BWAS-160314.1.1701/2 - 19.1.1701/2Captain John Worrell (d.1706) Transfered ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/617.1.1701/2 - 7.2.1702/3Captain Robert Arris (d.1719/20) Transfered ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/66.7.1702 - 1.2.1705/6Captain John Carlton (d.1713) ADM 6/7/44BWAS-16032.2.1705/6 - 21.11.1707Captain Edward Vernon (1684-1757) Transfered ADM 6/8/227BWAS-160321.11.1707 - 7.6.1711Captain John Shales (d.1720) ADM 6/9/102BWAS-16038.6.1711 - 8.12.1711Captain Robert Pearson (d.1723) ADM 6/11/168
Confirmed 13.11.1711
10.3.1711/12 - 16.6.1714Captain Robert Pearson (d.1723): on board from 12.3.1711/12 ADM 6/11/197ADM 6/117.2.1714/15 - 10.1.1717/18Captain Arthur Field (d.1726) ADM 6/12/25BWAS-160317.1.1717/18 - 26.1.1721/22Captain Thomas Whorwood (d.1745/46) ADM 6/12/110BWAS-1603

16 Commissioned Officers

3.2.1695/96 - 10.6.1697Lieutenant Francis Drake (c.1669-1726) Transfered ADM 6/3/123ADM 6/311.6.1697 - 22.7.1701Lieutenant John Foxley (c.1663-c.1703) ADM 6/4/103ADM 6/416.1.1701/2 - 1.3.1702/3LieutenantSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/8/133ADM 6/62.3.1702/3 - 15.8.1704Lieutenant Thomas Knightley ADM 6/8/97ADM 6/716.8.1704 - 10.2.1705/6Lieutenant Cornelius Votier Transfered ADM 6/8/89ADM 6/1411.2.1705/6 - 23.11.1707Lieutenant Alexander Geddes (d.1750/51) Transfered ADM 6/8/230ADM 6/824.11.1707 - 11.9.1708Lieutenant George Colt (c.1680-?) ADM 6/9/104ADM 6/912.9.1708 - 5.8.1709Lieutenant Henry Langrish ADM 6/9/183ADM 6/96.8.1709 - 13.3.1710/11Lieutenant Pelham Winn ADM 6/12/117
Confirmed 12.3.1716/17
ADM 6/12
14.3.1710/11 - 8.6.1711Lieutenant Cornelius Willmore Transfered ADM 6/12/3
Confirmed 13.10.1714
ADM 6/12
10.3.1711/12 - 9.12.1712Lieutenant Charles Stone ADM 6/11/197ADM 6/1110.12.1712 - 19.7.1714Lieutenant Samuel Goodere (1687-1741) ADM 6/11/234ADM 6/118.2.1714/15 - 15.1.1717/18Lieutenant John Browning ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1217.1.1717/18 - 12.5.1719Lieutenant James Scott Transfered ADM 6/12/110ADM 6/1213.5.1719 - 15.11.1721Lieutenant Charles Drummond (d.1771) ADM 6/12/169ADM 6/1216.11.1721 - 26.1.1721/22Lieutenant Richard Waddon ADM 6/13/25ADM 6/13

1 Petty Officer

4.10.1708 - 14.6.1709Volunteer-per-order Matthew Beckwith (d.1728) Transfered ADM 107/3/30ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen

30.6.1696 - 29.8.1699Captain's Servant John Child ADM 107/2/155ADM 107/230.8.1699 - 22.7.1701Ordinary Seaman John Child ADM 107/2/155ADM 107/2

Service History

15.2.1696Took the Frigate Le Duc de Chaulnes (32) BWAS-1603

In company with Weymouth took Fougueux

5.2.1697Action of 1697-02-05
5.2.1697Took the Ship Le Nouveau Cherbourg (36) BWAS-1603
5.2.1697Took the Frigate Le Dauphin (28) BWAS-1603
16.7.1697Took the Frégate Légère La Marquise de Maintenon (16) BWAS-1603
29.8.1697Took the Privateer L'Amitié
1700Sailed to SaleeBWAS-1603
1702Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
26.2.1703Took the Frigate Le Rossignol Courronné BWAS-1603
17.7.1704Took the Privateer Le Saint Antoine BWAS-1603
1706Service in the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
1708Service in the North SeaBWAS-1603
1710Sailed as convoy to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
12.1711Started a large repair at WoolwichBWAS-1603
4.1712Completed large repair at WoolwichBWAS-1603
1713Off SaleeBWAS-1603
6.1714Began repairs at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
11.1714Completed repairs at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £1183.6.4dBWAS-1603
1718Sailed as convoy to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1.1718Began small repair at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
3.1717/18Completed small repair at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £1614.18.8dBWAS-1603
1720To VirginiaBWAS-1603
1721Paid offBWAS-1603
5.7.1727Sailed from Sheerness to be sunk as a breakwater at HarwichBWAS-1603


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