Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Designed by William LeeBWAS-1714
Constructor William LeeBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigBrigB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck73' 5"Imperial Feet22.2927 
Length of Keel60' 6"Imperial Feet18.4404 
Breadth19' 7"Imperial Feet5.811 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen123 3994Tons BM 


1704Broadside Weight = 13.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.1223 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck8 British Minions
Upper Gun Deck2 British Falconet

1714Broadside Weight = 18 Imperial Pound ( 8.163 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck12 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
170480 BWAS-1603

9 Ship Commanders

28.10.1704 - 16.9.1705Commander Joseph Winder (c.1661-1737/38) Transfered ADM 6/8/104BWAS-160310.10.1705 - 29.9.1706Commander John Hager (d.1747/48) ADM 6/9/36
Confirmed 26.12.1706
30.9.1706 - 13.1.1708/9Commander Charles Hardy (c.1680-1744) Transfered ADM 6/9/73
Confirmed 29.5.1707
ADM 6/9
14.1.1708/9 - 15.3.1709/10Commander John Furzer (d.1721) ADM 6/10/25BWAS-160319.8.1709 - 19.12.1711Commander George Fairley Transfered ADM 6/10/83BWAS-160320.12.1711 - 12.9.1712Lieutenant John Hildesley (d.1771) ADM 6/11/182BWAS-16037.2.1714/15 - 20.9.1715Commander Digby Dent (c.1680-1737) ADM 6/12/25BWAS-160321.9.1715 - 9.5.1716Commander William Smith (c.1674-1756) Transfered ADM 6/12/51BWAS-160314.5.1716 - 23.12.1718Commander Thomas Durell (d.1741) ADM 6/12/69BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

11.11.1704 - 15.12.1704Lieutenant Charles Constable (d.bef.1716) Transfered ADM 6/8/109ADM 6/814.2.1704/5 - 29.9.1706Lieutenant Thomas Savage ADM 6/8/151ADM 6/830.9.1706 - 25.8.1709Lieutenant Richard Morlen (d.1734) ADM 6/9/73
Confirmed 30.5.1707
ADM 6/9
26.8.1709 - 12.9.1712Lieutenant John Stoaks ADM 6/10/85ADM 6/108.2.1714/15 - 20.9.1715Lieutenant Edward Bennett (d.bef.1732) ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1221.9.1715 - 15.5.1716Lieutenant Thomas Gardner Transfered ADM 6/12/51ADM 6/127.6.1716 - 23.12.1718Lieutenant John Gaudy ADM 6/12/71ADM 6/12

Service History

1705Commissioned for Sir Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707) fleet
1706Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1707In the North SeaBWAS-1603
12.9.1712Paid offADM 33
1.1714Began small repair at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
1715In the ChannelBWAS-1603
3.1714/15Completed small repair at Deptford - London at a cost of £625.19.1dBWAS-1603
5.1716Surveying off Newfoundland and in the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1717To JamaicaBWAS-1603
23.12.1718Paid offADM 33

Notes on Ship

During 1708-10 took eight privateers including Joyeuse, Volant, Joli, Trompeur, Sante Pierre, Victoire and Puce


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