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6308
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.12.1694BWAS-1603
Acquired7.6.1696BWAS-1603
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
Constructor
Robert ShortisBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1699
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater5.7.1727B028

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
20.12.1695 - 19.7.1701Captain
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1749
ADM 6/3/102
BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/2 - 19.1.1701/2Captain
John WorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
Transfered ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
17.1.1701/2 - 7.2.1702/3Captain
Robert ArrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1696-1720
Transfered ADM 6/6/134
ADM 6/6
6.7.1702 - 1.2.1705/6Captain
John CarltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/7/44
BWAS-1603
2.2.1705/6 - 21.11.1707Captain
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1757
Transfered ADM 6/8/227
BWAS-1603
21.11.1707 - 7.6.1711Captain
John ShalesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1720
ADM 6/9/102
BWAS-1603
8.6.1711 - 8.12.1711Captain
Robert PearsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1714
ADM 6/11/168
Confirmed 13.11.1711
BWAS-1603
10.3.1711/12 - 16.6.1714Captain
Robert PearsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1714
: on board from 12.3.1711/12 ADM 6/11/197
ADM 6/11
7.2.1714/15 - 10.1.1717/18Captain
Arthur FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1718
ADM 6/12/25
BWAS-1603
17.1.1717/18 - 26.1.1721/22Captain
Thomas WhorwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
ADM 6/12/110
BWAS-1603

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.2.1695/96 - 10.6.1697Lieutenant
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
Transfered ADM 6/3/123
ADM 6/3
11.6.1697 - 22.7.1701Lieutenant
John FoxleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/4/103
ADM 6/4
16.1.1701/2 - 1.3.1702/3Lieutenant
Sir Robert JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1722
ADM 6/8/133
ADM 6/6
2.3.1702/3 - 15.8.1704Lieutenant
Thomas KnightleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
ADM 6/8/97
ADM 6/7
16.8.1704 - 10.2.1705/6Lieutenant
Cornelius VotierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1715
Transfered ADM 6/8/89
ADM 6/14
11.2.1705/6 - 23.11.1707Lieutenant
Alexander GeddesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
Transfered ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
24.11.1707 - 11.9.1708Lieutenant
George ColtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/9/104
ADM 6/9
12.9.1708 - 5.8.1709Lieutenant
Henry LangrishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/9/183
ADM 6/9
6.8.1709 - 13.3.1710/11Lieutenant
Pelham WinnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1729
ADM 6/12/117
Confirmed 12.3.1716/17
ADM 6/12
14.3.1710/11 - 8.6.1711Lieutenant
Cornelius WillmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1718
Transfered ADM 6/12/3
Confirmed 13.10.1714
ADM 6/12
10.3.1711/12 - 9.12.1712Lieutenant
Charles StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1712
ADM 6/11/197
ADM 6/11
10.12.1712 - 19.7.1714Lieutenant
Samuel GoodereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1741
ADM 6/11/234
ADM 6/11
8.2.1714/15 - 15.1.1717/18Lieutenant
John BrowningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1726
ADM 6/12/26
ADM 6/12
17.1.1717/18 - 12.5.1719Lieutenant
James ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
Transfered ADM 6/12/110
ADM 6/12
13.5.1719 - 15.11.1721Lieutenant
Charles DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1747
ADM 6/12/169
ADM 6/12
16.11.1721 - 26.1.1721/22Lieutenant
Richard WaddonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1726
ADM 6/13/25
ADM 6/13

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.10.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Robert FrancisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/87
ADM 6/3
6.12.1695 - 1695Gunner
Richard JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1695
ADM 6/3/98
ADM 6/3
21.12.1695 - 1695Gunner
Andrew FordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/104
ADM 6/3

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.4.1700 - 11.2.1701/2Able Seaman
William DavenportBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1707
ADM 107/1/249
ADM 107/1
1.1.1700/1 - 20.2.1701/2Volunteer-per-order
Henry RoachBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1071-1702
ADM 107/1/253
ADM 107/1
4.10.1708 - 14.6.1709Volunteer-per-order
Matthew BeckwithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1726
Transfered ADM 107/3/30
ADM 107/3

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
30.6.1696 - 29.8.1699Captain's Servant
John ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1708
ADM 107/2/155
ADM 107/2
30.8.1699 - 22.7.1701Ordinary Seaman
John ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1708
ADM 107/2/155
ADM 107/2
23.3.1699/1700 - 31.12.1700Ordinary Seaman
Henry RoachBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1071-1702
ADM 107/1/253
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
15.2.1696Took the Frigate
Le Duc de Chaulnes (32) 1694-1696
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
BWAS-1603
10.6.1696

In company with Weymouth took Fougueux

BWAS-1603
5.2.1697Action of 1697-02-05
5.2.1697Took the Ship
Le Nouveau Cherbourg (36) 1696-1697
French 36 Gun
Privateer Ship
BWAS-1603
5.2.1697Took the Frigate
Le Dauphin (28) 1696-1697
French 28 Gun
Privateer Frigate
BWAS-1603
16.7.1697Took the Frégate Légère
La Marquise de Maintenon (16) 1696-1697
French 16 Gun
Privateer Frégate Légère
BWAS-1603
29.8.1697Took the Privateer
L'Amitié 1697-1697
French Privateer

1700Sailed to SaleeBWAS-1603
1702Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
26.2.1703Took the Frigate
Le Rossignol Courronné 1703-1703
French Privateer Frigate
BWAS-1603
17.7.1704Took the Privateer
Le Saint Antoine 1704-1704
French Privateer
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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