Seaford

6526
Nominal Guns28
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased27.12.1695
ShipyardUnknown
Designed by Richard Herring
Constructor Richard 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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.12.1695 - c.8.1696Captain John Grange (d.1696)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/3/99BWAS-160314.8.1696 - 22.10.1696Commander John Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/6/16BWAS-160323.10.1696 - 18.1.1696/97Captain William 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 - 21.12.1696Lieutenant James Milleson ADM 6/3/124ADM 6/322.12.1696 - 5.5.1697Lieutenant John Sellers (c.1668-?) ADM 6/4/57ADM 6/4

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1694/95 - 5.5.1697Cook Richard LangstoneADM/A3.11.1696 - 5.5.1697Carpenter William SteanesADM/A22.12.1696 - 5.5.1697Gunner Hezekial StevensADM/A1697 - 5.5.1697Master Morgan 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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