Saudadoe's Prize

Nominal Guns36BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'La Victoire' (1692) (40)
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Sunk as Foundation1712BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck103' 6"Imperial Feet31.4452 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Burthen385Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck103' 6"Imperial Feet31.4452 
Length of Keel86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen384 6794Tons BM 


1692Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1692180Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1692150Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1692115Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers

1693CommanderWilliam Power (d.1703)BWAS-16031694CaptainWilliam Allen (d.1696)BWAS-160319.2.1695/96 - 11.1698CaptainWilliam Eyton (d.1698)† ADM 6/3/130BWAS-160323.1.1698/99 - 16.2.1698/99CaptainPeter Pickard (d.1701/2) ADM 6/5/39BWAS-160317.2.1698/99 - 29.9.1701CaptainBennet Allen (c.1675-1750) ADM 6/6/45
Commission confirmed 14.8.1700
30.9.1701CaptainJohn Edwards ADM 6/6/115ADM 6/6

5 Commissioned Officers

29.7.1697 - 13.1.1698/99LieutenantBennet Allen (c.1675-1750) ADM 6/4/111ADM 6/41.2.1698/99 - 30.4.1700LieutenantThomas Stephenson ADM 6/5/39ADM 6/56.2.1700/1 - 11.2.1700/1First LieutenantThomas Tomkins (d.1722) ADM 6/6/53ADM 6/66.2.1700/1 - 1701Second LieutenantThomas Lambert ADM 6/6/54ADM 6/625.9.1701 - 1.10.1701LieutenantRobert Bowler (d.1734) ADM 6/6/114ADM 6/6

Service History

1693Stationed in the Thames ApproachesBWAS-1603
7.1694Present in the St Malo operationsBWAS-1603
23.7.1694In action against privateers off La HogueBWAS-1603
1696Sailed on a Newfoundland convoyBWAS-1603
1698At JamaicaBWAS-1603
12.2.1701/2Order to fit as a tender at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1712Sunk as a foundation at PlymouthBWAS-1603


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