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Swan Prize
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured10.1673BWAS-1603
First Commissioned6.1.1673/74B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked15.6.1692B028

Dimensions


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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1.1673/74 - 17.9.1674Captain
Thomas BynningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1674
BWAS-1603
22.4.1675 - 2.5.1677Captain
Richard CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1691
BWAS-1603
28.1.1677/78 - 17.5.1678Captain
Henry PriestmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1699
BWAS-1603
18.5.1678 - 20.6.1680Captain
William AnguishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1677
B051
11.7.1680 - 16.7.1680Lieutenant
Frederick FroudeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1690
BWAS-1603
17.7.1680 - 9.1.1681/82Captain
Mathew AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1690
BWAS-1603
10.1.1681/82 - 12.9.1684Captain
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
BWAS-1603
14.6.1685 - 27.8.1685Captain
Hugh RidleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1689
B051
11.7.1686 - 11.8.1688Captain
Frederick FroudeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1690
BWAS-1603
12.8.1688 - 28.10.1690Captain
Thomas JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1690
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1603
23.12.1690 - 15.6.1692Captain
Edward NevilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1701
BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1674/75 - 2.5.1677Lieutenant
George ChurchillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1702
ADM 8/1/78
ODNB

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
bef.21.7.1685 - aft.16.10.1685Master
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
ADM 106/377/85
ADM 106

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1681/82 - 12.9.1684Captain's Servant
Edward HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1730
ODNB
15.8.1684 - 24.5.1687Able Seaman
Richard CullifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1711
ADM 107/1/10
ADM 107/1
18.10.1684 - 5.11.1685Able Seaman
Charles MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1675-1695
ADM 107/1/17
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
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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