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Seahorse

6552
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.5.1694BWAS-1603
Acquired27.9.1694B028
ShipyardLimehouse - London B028
Ship ClassMaidstone GroupB028
Designed by
The Navy BoardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
Constructor
John HaydonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked14.3.1703/4B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck93' 10"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel78' 8"Imperial Feet23.7998 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen256 3094Tons BM 

Armament


27.9.1694Broadside 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

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1694 - 23.3.1694/95Captain
Nathaniel GranthamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
BWAS-1603
23.3.1694/95 - 3.1.1695/96Captain
Anthony TollatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/3/42
ADM 6/3
15.1.1695/96 - 22.11.1697Captain
John DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
BWAS-1603
2.12.1697 - 27.1.1700/1Captain
Sir George WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1736
ADM 6/4/128
BWAS-1603
28.1.1700/1 - 6.6.1701Captain and Master
Wentworth PaxtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1729
ADM 6/6/53
ADM 6/6
7.6.1701 - 20.6.1701Captain and Master
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1715
ADM 6/6/103
ADM 6/6
21.6.1701 - 5.3.1701/2Captain and Master
Hercules MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
: on board from 29.6.1701 Transfered ADM 6/6/105
BWAS-1603
6.1702 - 30.6.1703Captain
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
BWAS-1603
1704 - 14.3.1703/4Captain
William JamesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704
BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1695/96 - 1696First Lieutenant
David ErskinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1696
ADM 6/3/111
ADM 6/3
11.2.1696/97 - 1697Lieutenant
Joseph WinderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1720
ADM 6/4/72
ADM 6/4
29.1.1700/1 - 27.3.1702Lieutenant
Henry FowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/6/53
ADM 6/6

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.5.1695 - 1695Gunner
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1695For the ChannelBWAS-1603
1696For the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
1697to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
11.1698Sailed to th Mediterranena in Mathew Aylmer's squadronBWAS-1603
6.1701Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
1702In the West indiesBWAS-1603
14.3.1703/4Wrecked off Manchioneal, JamaicaBWAS-1603

 

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