Sweepstakes

7015
Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 2ème ordre (demi-batterie) 'La Gloire' (1707) (38)
Captured14.5.1709B028
ShipyardLorient - Brittany W033
Designed by Laurent HelieW033
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold5.6.1716B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck122' 0"Imperial Feet37.1856 
Length of Keel102' 4"Imperial Feet31.1404 
Breadth34' 9"Imperial Feet10.4204 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen657 2494Tons BM 

Armament


14.5.1709Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1709190 BWAS-1603

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
26.4.1709 - 30.10.1714Captain Thomas Jacobs (c.1672-1748/49) ADM 6/10/69
Confirmed 10.6.1709
ADM 6/10

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.3.1708/9 - 8.5.1709Lieutenant Stephen Forster ADM 6/10/41ADM 6/109.5.1709 - 1.1.1711/12Lieutenant Benjamin Fenwick (d.1757) Transfered ADM 6/10/67
Confirmed 6.6.1709
ADM 6/10
1.1.1711/12 - 10.7.1712Lieutenant George Beech (c.1673-1749) Transfered ADM 6/11/185ADM 6/1128.2.1712/13 - 4.3.1712/13Lieutenant Thomas Bridges Transfered ADM 6/11/270
Confirmed 15.8.1713
ADM 6/11
12.8.1714 - 30.10.1714Lieutenant Henry Fowkes (d.1729) ADM 6/11/295ADM 6/11

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.10.1709 - 31.8.1713Midshipman Rupert Waring (d.1753) ADM 107/3/12ADM 107/329.11.1709 - 26.6.1710Volunteer-per-order Samuel Mead (d.1776) Transfered ADM 107/3/40ADM 107/311.1.1709/10 - 11.5.1710Midshipman Henry Gwavas Transfered ADM 107/3/8ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1710At BarbadosBWAS-1603
1712Sailed with the Guinea convoyBWAS-1603
1714Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
10.1714Paid offBWAS-1603

 

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