Sophia

6777
Nominal Guns12
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyScottish Sixth Rate 'Name Unknown' (1685) (10)
Captured16.7.1685
ShipyardUnknown
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1713

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen145Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel65' 0"Imperial Feet19.812 
Breadth20' 1"Imperial Feet6.1214 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen145 7694Tons BM 

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
3.9.1688 - 1690Captain Christopher MyngsBWAS-1603

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.10.1686 - 24.12.1690Midshipman John Humphreys ADM 107/1/90ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
24.7.1685 - 30.9.1686Able Seaman John Humphreys ADM 107/1/90ADM 107/111.3.1690/91 - 20.2.1692/93Able Seaman Robert Hopper (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/32ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
16.7.1685Taken by KingfisherBWAS-1603
6.9.1685Registered as a Royal Navy vesselBWAS-1603
1688Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
25.2.1689/90Ordered converted to a Hoy for the transportation of timberBWAS-1603
1694At PortsmouthBWAS-1603
6.12.1712Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1603

 

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