Saint John

6353
Nominal GunsLightly ArmedB028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured28.10.1695B028
First Commissioned9.1695B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeAdvice Boat B028
Captured5.9.1696B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck59' 0"Imperial Feet17.9832 
Length of Keel50' 0"Imperial Feet15.24 
Breadth16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Depth in Hold6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Burthen70 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 1.5 Imperial Pound ( 0.6804 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck6 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169530 BWAS-1603

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
25.10.1695 - 5.9.1696Commander Thomas Williams (d.c.1700) ADM 6/3/88ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1695Commissioned for the East IndiesBWAS-1603
9.1695Commissioned for the East Indies and carried dispatches to St. HelenaBWAS-1603
5.9.1696Retaken by a French privateer south of Ireland while returning to EnglandBWAS-1603

 

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