Swan

7013
Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1709BWAS-1603
Acquired17.9.1709B028
First Commissioned16.9.1709B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
ConstructorEdward DummerB028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold8.1.1712/13B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Keel78' 6"Imperial Feet23.7935 
Breadth22' 0"Imperial Feet6.7056 
Burthen162Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck78' 4"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Length of Keel63' 6 ½"Imperial Feet19.2151 
Breadth21' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet6.4199 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen162 394Tons BM 

Armament


1710Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
171070 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1709 - 28.11.1712CommanderErasmus Phillips (d.1719) ADM 6/10/88BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1709 - 4.12.1712LieutenantIsrael Stafford (d.c.1755) ADM 6/10/90ADM 6/10

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.1709/10

Captain Erasmus Phillips, the Swan, Bideford. Account of grounding on a sand bar in the harbour and floating off.

ADM 106
10.1.1710/11

Captain Erasmus Phillips, the Swan, Plymouth. Account of a skirmish with privateers while sailing from the Downs in company with the Falkland and Sir John Norris from St Helens, asks for expenses.

ADM 106
24.7.1711

Took the French privateer Union in the North Sea

BWAS-1603
8.1.1711/12

Sold to James Fleming for £353

BWAS-1603

 

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