Saint Martin

Nominal Guns18B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Saint Martin' (1690) (18)
First Commissioned10.7.1691B028
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater24.4.1695B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck78' 6"Imperial Feet23.7935 
Length of Keel63' 0"Imperial Feet19.2024 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen174 4394Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen160French Tonneaux157.619 


1691Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

11.7.1691Broadside Weight = 94 Imperial Pound ( 42.629 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck10 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1691200After upgunning to a 28-gun shipBWAS-1603

2 Commanding Officers

10.7.1691 - 1693CaptainJohn Evans (d.1723/24)BWAS-16031693CaptainRobert WynnBWAS-1603

Service History

24.6.1691Purchased for serviceBWAS-1603
11.7.1691Ordered to have 10 additional 8-pounder gunsBWAS-1603
24.4.1695Sunk as a breakwater at PortsmouthBWAS-1603


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