Star

6890
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.1693/94BWAS-1603
First Commissioned30.1694B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Wrecked29.5.1712B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen117Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel53' 11"Imperial Feet16.1629 
Breadth20' 2 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen117 1194Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British 13" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
169425 BWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1694 - 12.1694CommanderIsaac Andrews (d.1702)BWAS-16031696CommanderSir Robert DunbarBWAS-16036.1698 - 22.5.1701CommanderWilliam Jones (d.1708)BWAS-160324.2.1702/3 - 7.1.1703/4CommanderEdmund Willey ADM 6/7/92BWAS-16038.1.1703/4 - 15.1.1705/6CommanderHenry Cremer (d.1707) ADM 6/8/42BWAS-160316.1.1705/6 - 7.6.1706CommanderCaesar Brooks (c.1674-1711) ADM 6/9/34
Commission confirmed 17.12.1706
ADM 6/9
10.6.1706 - 18.8.1707CommanderJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/9/25
Commission confirmed 12.11.1706
ADM 6/9
16.3.1707/8 - 6.10.1709CommanderWilliam Hewitt (c.1670-?) ADM 6/9/146ADM 6/914.10.1709 - 13.2.1709/10CommanderThomas Rochfort: on board from 1710 ADM 6/10/94BWAS-160324.1.1709/10 - 30.11.1711CommanderThomas Rochfort ADM 6/11/22ADM 6/111.12.1711 - 29.5.1712CommanderThomas Smart (d.1722) ADM 6/11/234
Commission confirmed 5.12.1712
BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1693/94Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £789.10.0dBWAS-1603
3.1693/94Began rebuilding at UnknownBWAS-1603
4.1694Completed rebuildingBWAS-1603
4.1694fitting at Unknown at a cost of £463.5.9dBWAS-1603
1699To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1703In the DownsBWAS-1603
1708Present at the attack on St ValeryBWAS-1603
2.10.1710At Annapolis RoyalBWAS-1603
29.5.1712Wrecked off Inagua Island while in route home from JamaicaBWAS-1603

 

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