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 BoardBWAS-1603
ConstructorJohn HaydonBWAS-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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1694 - 23.3.1694/95CaptainNathaniel Grantham (d.1723)BWAS-160323.3.1694/95 - 3.1.1695/96CaptainAnthony Tollat (d.1708/9) ADM 6/3/42ADM 6/315.1.1695/96 - 22.11.1697CaptainJohn Drake (d.1697)BWAS-16032.12.1697 - 27.1.1700/1CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/4/128BWAS-160328.1.1700/1 - 6.6.1701Captain and MasterWentworth Paxton (d.1736) ADM 6/6/53ADM 6/67.6.1701 - 20.6.1701Captain and MasterJohn Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/6/103ADM 6/621.6.1701 - 5.3.1701/2Captain and MasterHercules Mitchell (d.1705): on board from 29.6.1701 ADM 6/6/105BWAS-16036.1702 - 30.6.1703CaptainWilliam Russell (d.1703)BWAS-16031704 - 14.3.1703/4CaptainWilliam JamesBWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1695/96 - 1696First LieutenantDavid Erskin ADM 6/3/111ADM 6/311.2.1696/97 - 1697LieutenantJoseph Winder (c.1661-1737/38) ADM 6/4/72ADM 6/429.1.1700/1 - 1701LieutenantHenry Fowlis (d.1704) ADM 6/6/53ADM 6/6

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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