Recent updates


Recent Comments



Strombolo

6918
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired7.3.1690/91B028
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1690 Program Fireships (1690)B028
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1681-1709
B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireshipB028
Sold20.8.1713BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 6"Imperial Feet27.8892 
Length of Keel78' 1 ½"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Breadth25' 4"Imperial Feet7.6403 
Depth in Hold9' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet2.7623 
Burthen266 6594Tons BM 

Armament


7.3.1690/91Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement
15.4.1704125 BWAS-1603

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
c.10.3.1690/91 - aft.10.12.1693Captain
Thomas UrryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1693
BWAS-1603
bef.5.6.1694 - 26.1.1696/97Captain
Thomas LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1705
BWAS-1603
27.1.1696/97 - 25.1.1697/98Captain
Edward ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
ADM 6/4/66
BWAS-1603
6.3.1700/1 - 20.6.1701Captain and Master
Hercules MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
Transfered ADM 6/6/69
ADM 6/6
21.6.1701 - 11.10.1702Captain and Master
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
ADM 6/6/105
BWAS-1603
12.10.1702 - 7.6.1703Commander
Henry HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1713
Transfered ADM 6/8/38
Confirmed 5.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
8.6.1703 - 24.6.1703Commander
Sampson BourneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1719
ADM 6/8/32
Confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
16.9.1703 - 11.12.1703Commander
Francis GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1702
ADM 6/8/30
Confirmed 22.11.1703
ADM 6/8
21.4.1704 - 12.1.1706/7Captain
Matthew TateBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/74
BWAS-1603
13.1.1706/7 - 18.8.1707Captain
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1714
Transfered ADM 6/9/40
BWAS-1603
19.8.1707 - 17.3.1708/9Captain
George LumleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1710
Transfered ADM 6/9/89
BWAS-1603
18.3.1708/9 - 9.6.1709Captain
Charles BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
Transfered ADM 6/10/46
BWAS-1603
10.6.1709 - 21.4.1710Captain
Thomas BeverleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1721
Transfered ADM 6/10/69
BWAS-1603
22.4.1710 - 10.12.1710Captain
Caesar BrooksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
Transfered ADM 6/11/40
ADM 6/11
11.12.1710 - 26.1.1710/11Captain
George BreholtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1715
ADM 6/11/87
ADM 6/11
27.1.1710/11 - 9.5.1713Captain
Charles BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1720
ADM 6/11/98
BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.3.1700/1 - 30.6.1703Lieutenant
Austin WilisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1703
ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
1.7.1703 - 11.12.1703Lieutenant
George NichollsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 17.11.1703
ADM 6/8
2.5.1704 - 11.7.1704Lieutenant
Andrew HodgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1709
ADM 6/8/75
ADM 6/8
12.7.1704 - 13.11.1704Lieutenant
Walter LashbrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1713
ADM 6/8/85
ADM 6/8
14.11.1704 - 10.2.1704/5Lieutenant
Robert SepponsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
Transfered ADM 6/8/162
Confirmed 10.3.1704/5
ADM 6/8
19.1.1705/6 - 3.2.1706/7Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
Transfered ADM 6/8/222
ADM 6/8
12.2.1706/7 - 29.5.1709Lieutenant
Charles PrescottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1709
ADM 6/9/48
ADM 6/9
30.5.1709 - 29.12.1710Lieutenant
Edward TowsellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1710
ADM 6/10/64
ADM 6/10
30.12.1710 - 12.8.1711Lieutenant
William KinseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1732
ADM 6/11/90
ADM 6/11
13.8.1711 - 30.3.1712Lieutenant
Henry LangrishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1712
ADM 6/11/157
ADM 6/11
1.4.1712 - 11.5.1713Lieutenant
Thomas SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1713
ADM 6/11/204
ADM 6/11

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.4.1695 - 1696Carpenter
John SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1696
ADM 6/4/50
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 2.12.1696
ADM 6/4
25.5.1696 - 1696Gunner
James GreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/50
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 2.12.1696
ADM 6/4
1697 - 8.3.1696/97Boatswain
William BowmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/81
ADM 6/4
13.3.1696/97 - 1697Boatswain
John GittingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/82
ADM 6/4
17.3.1696/97 - 18.5.1697Cook
John BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4
19.5.1697 - 1697Cook
Robert RoyallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/98
ADM 6/4

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.5.1707 - 26.5.1708Midshipman
Charles PolkinhorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1740
ADM 107/2/179
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1694With the Channel Fleet until 1697BWAS-1603
1701For JamaicaBWAS-1603
1704For VirginiaBWAS-1603
1706In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
6.1709With the Newfoundland convoyBWAS-1603
1710In the North SeaBWAS-1603
20.8.1713Sold for £623BWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


Complement as a fireshipBWAS-1603
Crew of 45 men with 8 x British 6-Pounder

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Sunday 5th of December 2021 04:33Jason M Archer
Sunday 5th of December 2021 04:33Jason M Archer
Sunday 5th of December 2021 00:04AvM
British sloop 'Despatch' (1812) (16) 1812-1836
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Saturday 4th of December 2021 22:56AvM
British sloop 'Fawn' (1807) (18) 1807-1818
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Saturday 4th of December 2021 22:55AvM
British sloop 'Falcon' (1801) (16) 1801-1816
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop