Seaford Prize

Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer 'La Marie Anne' (1708) (10)
First Commissioned4.1708B028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck62' 7"Imperial Feet18.9865 
Length of Keel50' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet15.2464 
Breadth17' 10 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Depth in Hold7' 4"Imperial Feet2.2352 
Burthen86 5394Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen70French Tonneaux68.53 


1708Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck12 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
170870 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers

30.4.1708 - 18.11.1711CommanderThomas Saunders ADM 6/9/164BWAS-160319.11.1711 - 10.12.1711CommanderBenjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/11/177ADM 6/1111.12.1711 - 12.6.1712CommanderThomas WilshawBWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

22.4.1710 - 12.6.1712LieutenantGeorge Rawlings ADM 6/11/40ADM 6/11

Service History

17.4.1708Taken by SeafordBWAS-1603
6.7.1708Established as a Sixth RateBWAS-1603
12.6.1712Taken by a French 30-gun privateer of IslayBWAS-1603
8.1712Retaken, but not recommissionedBWAS-1603
13.10.1712Sold for £130BWAS-1603


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