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Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.1.1690/91BWAS-1603
Acquired20.4.1691B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBrigantineB028
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1692Commander
Thomas StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
BWAS-1603
1693 - 1694Commander
Edward DursleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
BWAS-1603
14.1.1694/95 - 1696Commander
Edward ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
ADM 6/3/8
ADM 6/3
26.11.1696 - 26.1.1696/97Commander
Edward ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
ADM 6/4/49
ADM 6/4
27.1.1696/97 - 1697Commander
William JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1707
ADM 6/4/66
BWAS-1603

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.10.1695 - 1696Carpenter
Thomas LangfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/33
Issued by
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707

Confirmed 2.10.1696
ADM 6/4
31.8.1696 - 1696Gunner
Benjamin WillsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/21
ADM 6/4
31.8.1696 - bef.15.5.1697Boatswain
Benjamin WillsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
Resigned ADM 6/4/21
ADM 6/4
14.1.1696/97 - 1697Cook
James HendersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/62
ADM 6/4
10.5.1697 - 1697Cook
William WyreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/96
ADM 6/4
15.5.1697 - 1697Boatswain
Hugh WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/97
ADM 6/4

Service History


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

 

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