Swift Prize

Nominal Guns20B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Sixth Rate frégate légère 'La Railleuse' (1683) (20)
First Commissioned7.8.1689B028
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater24.4.1695B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Keel87' 6"Imperial Feet26.5394 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Burthen288Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck87' 6"Imperial Feet26.5394 
Length of Keel78' 1"Imperial Feet23.7776 
Breadth26' 4"Imperial Feet7.9417 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen288Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen150French Tonneaux147.829 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
168980 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers

7.8.1689 - 14.1.1691/92CaptainBryant Townsend (d.1691/92)BWAS-16031.1692 - 3.7.1692CommanderAndrew Pedder (d.1702)BWAS-16033.7.1692 - 2.1683CaptainAndrew Pedder (d.1702)BWAS-160327.2.1692/93 - 1693CaptainJames Littleton (1668-1722/23)BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer

23.10.1688 - 13.2.1692/93CarpenterHenry Dyer (c.1655-?) ADM 107/1/61ADM 107/1

Service History

7.8.1689Purchased for service and commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
24.4.1695Sunk as a breakwater at PortsmouthBWAS-1603


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