Shark

6641
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.1.1690/91BWAS-1603
Acquired20.4.1691B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBrigantine B028
Sold25.11.1698B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck57' 10"Imperial Feet17.3736 
Length of Keel48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Breadth15' 1"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Depth in Hold5' 2"Imperial Feet1.5748 
Burthen58 894Tons BM 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 9.5 Imperial Pound ( 4.3083 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169230 BWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1692CommanderThomas StepneyBWAS-16031693 - 1694CommanderEdward Dursley (d.1702)BWAS-160314.1.1694/95 - 1696CommanderEdward Cole ADM 6/3/8ADM 6/326.11.1696 - 26.1.1696/97CommanderEdward Cole ADM 6/4/49ADM 6/427.1.1696/97 - 1697CommanderWilliam Jones (d.1708) ADM 6/4/66BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1697In the Thames approachesBWAS-1603
25.11.1698Sold to L Towne for £44BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
 

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