Nominal Guns16BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate sloop 'Saudadoes' (1669) (8)
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJonas Shish (d.1674/75)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Sunk in Action23.2.1695/96BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen180Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel74' 0"Imperial Feet22.5552 
Breadth21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen181 8994Tons BM 


1685Broadside Weight = 50 Imperial Pound ( 22.6751 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin Cutts
Gun Deck6 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
167375 BWAS-1603

13 Commanding Officers

1673 - 9.7.1677CaptainJames Jennifer (d.1677)B05121.7.1677 - 15.5.1678CaptainRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B05116.10.1678 - 1685CaptainRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B05110.4.1687 - 1688CaptainJohn Beverley (d.1698/99)BWAS-160329.5.1688 - 4.1689CaptainJohn Graydon (c.1666-1725/26)BWAS-16034.1689 - 1690CaptainFrancis Wyvell (d.1729)BWAS-160315.5.1690 - 1690CaptainRoger NewtonBWAS-160321.5.1691 - 1692CaptainWilliam Prowther (d.1703)BWAS-16031693 - 7.1693CaptainWilliam Jumper (d.1714/15)BWAS-160312.7.1693 - 14.2.1693/94CaptainEdmund Loades (d.1707)BWAS-160312.2.1693/94 - 20.6.1695CaptainGeorge Trenchard (d.1696) ADM 6/3/60BWAS-160321.6.1695 - 23.2.1695/96CaptainThomas Day (d.1703) ADM 6/3/63BWAS-160324.7.1695 - 3.9.1695CaptainThomas Smith (d.1718) ADM 6/3/66ADM 6/3

Service History

1673To LisbonBWAS-1603
28.4.1677Took the Ostend privateer Saint MaryB051
1679To ScotlandBWAS-1603
1680In the ChannelBWAS-1603
20.6.1685Present at the capture of the Duke of Monmouth's shipsBWAS-1603
1689Commissioned as a fireshipBWAS-1603
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
13.9.1693Took the Ship La Victoire (40) in the ChannelBWAS-1603
23.2.1695/96Taken and burnt by two large French privateers off north coast of FranceBWAS-1603


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