Scarborough

6484
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.7.1709BWAS-1603
Acquired23.5.1711B028
First Commissioned17.5.1711B028
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1603
Constructor John PoulterBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild21.10.1720B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen416 5794Tons BM 

Armament


5.1711Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1711145 BWAS-1603

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.5.1711 - 29.11.1711Captain Francis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/11/138BWAS-160330.11.1711 - 23.6.1712Captain Edmund Hooke (c.1681-1744/45) ADM 6/12/10
Confirmed 23.12.1714
ADM 6/12
14.12.1714 - 30.4.1715Captain Francis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/127.10.1715 - 5.9.1719Captain Francis Hume (d.1753) ADM 6/12/53BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.2.1710/11 - 31.12.1711Lieutenant Julian Legg (d.1726) ADM 6/11/220
Confirmed 11.8.1712
ADM 6/11
1.1.1711/12 - 21.1.1711/12Lieutenant William Stewart (d.1711/12) ADM 6/11/218
Confirmed 3.8.1712
ADM 6/11
22.1.1711/12 - 7.2.1711/12Lieutenant Samuel Braithwaite (d.1749) ADM 6/11/188ADM 6/118.2.1711/12 - 13.12.1714Lieutenant Julian Legg (d.1726) ADM 6/11/220
Confirmed 11.8.1712
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 26.7.1715Lieutenant Samuel Braithwaite (d.1749) Transfered ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/127.10.1715 - 5.9.1719Lieutenant James Smith ADM 6/12/53ADM 6/12

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1.1712/13 - 1713Midshipman Extra Samuel Toft ADM 6/11/238ADM 6/115.7.1717 - 1717Midshipman Extra George Rumball (c.1660-?) ADM 6/12/101ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
1711On a Russian convoyBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1714Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
1714Began small repair at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
30.4.1715Paid offADM 51
10.1715Completed small repair at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £1987.17.9dBWAS-1603
1716RecommissionedBWAS-1603
1718Action against (Blackbeard) in the at St VincentBWAS-1603
5.9.1719Paid offADM 51
11.10.1720Order to be rebuilt as a Sixth RateBWAS-1603
21.10.1720Docked at Deptford to be broken up and rebuilt as a Sixth Rate

 

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