Seaford

6526
Nominal Guns28
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased27.12.1695
ShipyardUnknown
Designed byRichard Herring
ConstructorRichard Herring
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured5.5.1697

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Burthen294Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck98' 5"Imperial Feet29.8863 
Length of Keel81' 3"Imperial Feet24.765 
Breadth26' 1"Imperial Feet7.929 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen293 6094Tons BM 

Armament


27.12.1695Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.6526 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck24 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1695115 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.12.1695 - c.8.1696CaptainJohn Grange (d.1696)† ADM 6/3/99BWAS-160314.8.1696 - 22.10.1696CommanderJohn Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/6/16BWAS-160323.10.1696 - 18.1.1696/97CaptainWilliam Urry ADM 6/4/41ADM 6/419.1.1696/97 - 5.5.1697CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/4/63BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.2.1695/96 - 21.12.1696LieutenantJames Milleson ADM 6/3/124ADM 6/322.12.1696 - 5.5.1697LieutenantJohn Sellers (c.1668-?) ADM 6/4/57ADM 6/4

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
17.1.1694/95 - 5.5.1697CookRichard LangstoneADM/A3.11.1696 - 5.5.1697CarpenterWilliam SteanesADM/A22.12.1696 - 5.5.1697GunnerHezekial StevensADM/A1697 - 5.5.1697MasterMorgan JonesADM/A

Service History


DateEventSource
1695Hudson Bay expeditionBWAS-1603
1695Purchased at Bursledon - Hampshire at a cost of £1688.18.2dBWAS-1603
4.1697Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
5.5.1697

Taken by a French squadron and burnt

BWAS-1603

 

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