Speedwell

6809
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased8.1688BWAS-1603
First Commissioned5.9.1688B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sunk as Breakwater26.8.1692BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen127Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
168825 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.9.1688 - 7.12.1688Captain Edward Poulton (d.1695) ADM 107/2/163BWAS-16038.12.1688 - 3.4.1690Captain Thomas RobinsonBWAS-16034.4.1690 - 5.2.1689/90Captain John Mason (d.1689/90)BWAS-160331.8.1690 - 1690Captain Thomas Symonds (d.1694)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
26.8.1692Order to be sunk as a breakwater at PortsmouthBWAS-1603

 

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