Swan Prize
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned6.1.1673/74B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel74' 0"Imperial Feet22.5552 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen246Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1674135Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1674115Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
167490Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers

6.1.1673/74 - 17.9.1674CaptainThomas BynningBWAS-160322.4.1675 - 2.5.1677CaptainRichard Carter (d.1692)BWAS-160328.1.1677/78 - 17.5.1678CaptainHenry Priestman (1647-1712)BWAS-160318.5.1678 - 20.6.1680CaptainWilliam Anguish (d.1680)B05111.7.1680 - 16.7.1680LieutenantFrederick FroudeBWAS-160317.7.1680 - 9.1.1681/82CaptainMathew Aylmer (1650-1720)BWAS-160310.1.1681/82 - 12.9.1684CaptainThomas Hopson (1643-1717)BWAS-160314.6.1685 - 27.8.1685CaptainHugh RidleyB05111.7.1686 - 11.8.1688CaptainFrederick FroudeBWAS-160312.8.1688 - 28.10.1690CaptainThomas Johnson (d.1690)BWAS-160323.12.1690 - 15.6.1692CaptainEdward Neville (d.1701)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

3.1674/75 - 2.5.1677LieutenantGeorge Churchill (1654-1710) ADM 8/1/78ODNB

1 Warrant Officer

bef.21.7.1685 - aft.16.10.1685MasterBenjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 106/377/85ADM 106

4 Crewmen

10.1.1681/82 - 12.9.1684Captain's ServantEdward Hopson (1671-1728)ODNB15.8.1684 - 24.5.1687Able SeamanRichard Culliford (d.1738) ADM 107/1/10ADM 107/118.10.1684 - 5.11.1685Able SeamanCharles Moody (c.1659-?) ADM 107/1/17ADM 107/125.2.1684/85 - 19.3.1685/86Captain's ServantWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/6/71ADM 6/6

Service History

10.1673Taken in the Channel by Plymouth, ten purchased from Captain Anthony YoungBWAS-1603
6.1.1673/74Commissioned for the Irish stationBWAS-1603
1675Commissioned for NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1676Sailed to the StraitsBWAS-1603
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1679On the Irish StationBWAS-1603
1680On the Irish StationBWAS-1603
1682On the Irish StationBWAS-1603
1684Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1685In Home WatersBWAS-1603
1686Sailed to VirginiaBWAS-1603
1687Returned homeBWAS-1603
1688Sailed to BermudaBWAS-1603
12.8.1688Ordered converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
1689On Baltic convoyBWAS-1603
5.1.1688/89Ordered converted back to a Fifth RateBWAS-1603
15.6.1692Wrecked during an earthquake at JamaicaBWAS-1603
19.12.1692Her remains were soldBWAS-1603


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