Southampton

6787
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.7.1692BWAS-1603
Acquired10.6.1693BWAS-1603
ShipyardSouthampton - Hampshire BWAS-1603
ConstructorJohn WinterBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Southampton' (1700) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck121' 9"Imperial Feet36.8917 
Length of Keel100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Breadth33' 10"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen608 8394Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1694 - 1.9.1698CaptainRichard Kirkby (d.1703)BWAS-16032.9.1698 - 28.2.1698/99CaptainWilliam Wright (d.1735) ADM 6/5/29ADM 6/5

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.10.1696 - 1697First LieutenantRobert Glendoning ADM 6/4/131ADM 6/4

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.10.1693 - 26.6.1695MidshipmanWilliam Smith (c.1674-1756) ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
26.6.1693Took the Frigate La Jolie (24) at LagosBWAS-1603
8.1.1694/95Action of 1695-01-18
1696In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1697In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1699Broken up at Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
ADM 6/5ADM 6/5 Commission and Warrent Book 1698 28 Jan.-1699 1 June Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
 

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