Salamander

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Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.6.1687BWAS-1603
Acquired1687B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Broken Up to Rebuild1703B028
BecomesBritish bomb vessel 'Salamander' (1703) (10)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck64' 4"Imperial Feet19.5326 
Length of Keel53' 3"Imperial Feet16.1798 
Breadth21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Depth in Hold8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Draught Aft9' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet2.7496 
Burthen134Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 13.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.1223 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falconet
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/4" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
168835 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1688 - 7.1689CommanderThomas CrawleyBWAS-16037.1689 - 25.2.1689/90CaptainJohn VotierBWAS-16031.5.1690 - 4.11.1690CommanderWilliam MarlineBWAS-16039.3.1690/91 - 12.11.1692CommanderThomas Pindar (d.1698/99)BWAS-160319.2.1692/93 - 29.12.1693CommanderJames Littleton (1668-1722/23)BWAS-16032.5.1694 - 20.10.1694CommanderThomas Pindar (d.1698/99)BWAS-160310.12.1694 - 24.9.1696CommanderHenry Gore (c.1666-1726)BWAS-16033.2.1697/98 - 6.11.1699CommanderJohn Kidwell ADM 6/5/4BWAS-1603

14 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1689 - 21.3.1688/89GunnerThomas Pindar (d.1698/99)ADM/A11.1.1688/89 - 1689CarpenterWilliam MorecockADM/A26.4.1690 - 1690GunnerRichard JenkinsADM/A31.7.1690 - 1690CarpenterJacob Ackworth (c.1668-1748/49)ADM/A1691 - 18.3.1690/91BoatswainHenry HewittADM/A15.1.1690/91 - 13.12.1692CarpenterWilliam WalkerADM/A24.3.1690/91 - 1691BoatswainGeorge BrewillADM/A11.3.1691/92 - 5.4.1692CookNicholas TorverADM/A13.12.1692 - 1692CarpenterBenjamin LeeADM/A3.1.1692/93 - 14.2.1693/94BoatswainThomas KingADM/A6.3.1692/93 - 1693CarpenterWilliam PalmerADM/A16.3.1693/94 - 1694BoatswainRichard ParkerADM/A8.12.1694 - 1694CarpenterRobert WetherickADM/A20.12.1694 - 1694GunnerThomas RouseADM/A

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
21.10.1689 - 26.12.1689Able SeamanGeorge Maugham (c.1671-1702) ADM 107/1/9ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
25.2.1689/90Paid offADM33
1693To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
24.9.1696Paid offADM33
1698To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
13.12.1699Paid offADM33
10.1701Reported as requiring rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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