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6769
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1694BWAS-1603
Acquired13.9.1694BWAS-1603
ShipyardRedhouse BWAS-1603
Ship ClassMaidstone Group
Designed by The Navy BoardB028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveB028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked25.12.1709B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck92' 1"Imperial Feet28.0543 
Length of Keel77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Breadth24' 11"Imperial Feet7.3216 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen256 4594Tons BM 

Armament


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

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1694 - 30.4.1696CaptainRobert Stevens (d.1704/5)BWAS-16031.5.1696 - 1.5.1699CaptainHenry Wilde (d.1706) ADM 6/3/150BWAS-16032.5.1699 - 23.5.1699CommanderHenry Lawrence ADM 6/5/46ADM 6/524.5.1699 - 2.11.1701CaptainHenry LawrenceBWAS-16033.11.1701 - 12.5.1702CaptainJohn Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/6/120ADM 6/613.5.1702 - 8.12.1705CaptainJohn Aldred (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/7/35BWAS-16037.12.1705 - 16.10.1706CommanderGalfridus Walpole (1683-1726) ADM 6/8/207BWAS-160317.10.1706 - 26.3.1707CommanderLord Kenneth Sutherland (1679-1733/34) ADM 6/9/19ADM 6/927.3.1707 - 8.1.1707/8CommanderSir Tancred Robinson (d.1754) ADM 6/9/58BWAS-16038.1.1707/8 - 25.12.1709CommanderGeorge Stidson (c.1659-c.1712) ADM 6/9/118BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1695/96 - 10.5.1699LieutenantWilliam Wilson ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/311.5.1699 - 2.11.1701LieutenantThomas Watton ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/53.11.1701 - 26.1.1701/2LieutenantRichard Lestock (1678/79-1748) ADM 6/6/120ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 27.12.1704LieutenantJames Hart ADM 6/7/2ADM 6/71.1.1704/5 - 17.10.1706LieutenantRichard Alford ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/818.10.1706 - 21.1.1707/8LieutenantSamuel Hill (d.c.1729) ADM 6/9/18ADM 6/922.1.1707/8 - 25.12.1709LieutenantJohn Corke ADM 6/9/127ADM 6/9

Service History


DateEventSource
1694In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1696In the North Sea on fishery protection dutyBWAS-1603
1699In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
4.6.1705Took the Grand Caesar 4 guns and 12 men - brigantine of Dunkirk, carrying tar and stock-fish off Yarmouth and sent her in.BG
25.12.1709Wrecked on Boston Knock Sands, LincolnshireBWAS-1603

 

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