Seaford

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Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1696BWAS-1603
Launched15.10.1697B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard B028
Designed by The Navy BoardBWAS-1603
ConstructorWilliam Bagwell (d.bef.1697/98)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1722B028
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Seaford' (1724) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 2"Imperial Feet28.3633 
Length of Keel77' 2"Imperial Feet23.4769 
Breadth24' 7"Imperial Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen248 594Tons BM 

Armament


15.10.1697Broadside Weight = 61 Imperial Pound ( 27.664 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.7.1693110Design Complement

12 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.10.1697 - 2.1.1697/98CaptainCharles Strickland (d.1724): on board from 28.10.1697 ADM 6/4/118BWAS-16033.1.1697/98 - 1698CaptainThomas Butler (d.1727) ADM 6/4/135ADM 6/415.9.1699 - 20.2.1700/1CommanderJohn Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/6/16
Commission confirmed 11.10.1699
BWAS-1603
21.2.1700/1 - 13.1.1702/3Captain and MasterGeorge Clements (d.1707) ADM 6/6/57ADM 6/614.1.1702/3 - 20.1.1702/3CommanderGeorge Saunders (c.1671-1734) ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/721.1.1702/3 - 10.1.1704/5CaptainGeorge Saunders (c.1671-1734) ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/711.1.1704/5 - 24.3.1704/5CaptainGeorge Cammock (1665-1732) ADM 6/8/135ADM 6/824.3.1704/5 - 7.1.1707/8Captain and MasterGeorge Rogers (d.1729) ADM 6/8/165BWAS-16038.1.1707/8 - 18.5.1708CaptainGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/9/118ADM 6/911.5.1711 - 16.6.1713CommanderThomas Davers (1689-1746) ADM 6/11/137BWAS-160317.6.1713 - 13.9.1716Captain and MasterThomas Davers (1689-1746) ADM 6/11/263BWAS-160314.9.1716 - 1720CaptainJohn Rose (d.1731) ADM 6/12/77BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.10.1697 - 1697LieutenantJohn Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 6/4/119ADM 6/425.2.1700/1 - 6.5.1705LieutenantPeter Hussey ADM 6/6/60ADM 6/67.5.1705 - 29.4.1708LieutenantThomas Saunders ADM 6/8/175ADM 6/830.4.1708 - 4.5.1711LieutenantSilvester Kennedy (d.1756) ADM 6/9/160ADM 6/94.5.1711 - 15.5.1711LieutenantSilvester Kennedy (d.1756) ADM 6/11/134ADM 6/1126.5.1711 - 13.9.1716LieutenantJoseph Kiggins (d.c.1749) ADM 6/11/141ADM 6/1114.9.1716 - 1716LieutenantJohn Stigant ADM 6/12/77ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
1699In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1701In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
2.4.1704Took the Privateer La Rusée
17.4.1708Took the Privateer La Marie Anne (10)
28.8.1708Took the Privateer Frégate Légère La Duchesse Anne (16) off the Irish Coast
1711To NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1712In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1712Began large repair at UnknownBWAS-1603
1713Completed large repair at a cost of £1093.13.2dBWAS-1603
1714To New YorkBWAS-1603
1715Returned homeBWAS-1603
1717In the Leeward Islands until 1719BWAS-1603
8.1722Break up completed at Deptford to be RebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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