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6995
Nominal Guns6B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.7.1699BWAS-1603
Acquired30.9.1699B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship ClassBonetta GroupB028
Constructor
Robert ShortisBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1699
BWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Captured19.4.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen66Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck59' 2"Imperial Feet17.9888 
Length of Keel48' 10"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Breadth16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Depth in Hold6' 2 ½"Imperial Feet1.8415 
Burthen66 4494Tons BM 

Armament


30.9.1699Broadside Weight = 2.5 Imperial Pound ( 1.1339 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Falconet
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.169950Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.9.1699 - 17.3.1701/2Commander
Henry TurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
ADM 6/6/13
BWAS-1603
12.2.1701/2 - 13.8.1702Commander
John LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/7/9
ADM 6/7
14.8.1702 - 21.1.1702/3Captain and Master
Charles AdamsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/7/47
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 14.3.1702/3Commander
Peter ChamberlainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1710
ADM 6/7/81
BWAS-1603
15.3.1702/3 - 19.4.1703Commander
Henry CremerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1706
ADM 6/7/104
BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
31.3.1703Taken, but later retaken and recommissionedBWAS-1603
19.4.1703Taken by two French privateers off GoereeBWAS-1603

 

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