Tartar

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Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.4.1702BWAS-1603
Named7.9.1702BWAS-1603
Acquired12.9.1702BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard B028
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1733B028
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Tartar' (1734) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel90' 9"Imperial Feet27.6606 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen420 794Tons BM 

Armament


1702Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1702145 BWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.8.1702 - 25.6.1703CaptainRichard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/7/50BWAS-160326.6.1703 - 14.8.1704CaptainJohn Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/7/134BWAS-160315.8.1704 - 16.1.1704/5CaptainThomas Legge (d.1711/12) ADM 6/8/104
Commission confirmed 28.10.1704
BWAS-1603
18.1.1704/5 - 18.8.1705CaptainGeorge Fisher (d.1705)BWAS-160320.8.1705 - 23.10.1706CaptainRichard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/8/218BWAS-160324.10.1706 - 9.3.1707/8CaptainEdward St Loe (c.1682-1729) ADM 6/9/19BWAS-160310.3.1707/8 - 25.4.1708CaptainWalter Pigot (d.1754) ADM 6/9/144ADM 6/914.3.1707/8 - 6.2.1714/15CaptainChaloner Ogle (1681-1750) ADM 6/9/165
Commission confirmed 20.5.1708
BWAS-1603
7.2.1714/15 - 1719CaptainChristopher Parker (d.1765) ADM 6/12/25BWAS-16032.2.1724/25 - 24.10.1728CaptainVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/13/83BWAS-160325.10.1728 - 7.6.1732CaptainGeorge Proctor (d.1736) ADM 6/14/3BWAS-1603

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1702 - 12.8.1703LieutenantJames Miller ADM 6/7/52ADM 6/713.8.1703 - 30.9.1705LieutenantWilliam Cunningham ADM 6/9/108
Commission confirmed 3.12.1707
ADM 6/9
30.9.1705 - 19.6.1706LieutenantThomas Earle ADM 6/8/218
Commission confirmed 10.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
20.6.1706 - 30.6.1706LieutenantWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/8/258ADM 6/81.7.1706 - 13.1.1708/9LieutenantJames Hanway (d.1727) ADM 6/9/4ADM 6/914.1.1708/9 - 7.2.1714/15LieutenantGeorge Cox ADM 6/10/25ADM 6/108.2.1714/15 - 12.3.1719/20LieutenantJames Aylett ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1213.3.1717/18 - 1719LieutenantSamuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 6/12/205
Commission confirmed 21.6.1720
ADM 6/12
23.2.1724/25 - 24.10.1728LieutenantThomas Tucker (d.1766) ADM 6/13/85ADM 6/1325.10.1728 - 31.8.1731LieutenantRobert Shorting (d.1734) ADM 6/14/4ADM 6/14

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
13.8.1729 - 25.1.1729/30MidshipmanRichard Mansell ADM 107/3/209ADM107/316.12.1729 - 22.10.1732MidshipmanJohn Cumberland (c.1705-?) ADM 107/3/320ADM107/326.1.1729/30 - 7.7.1731Master's MateRichard Mansell ADM 107/3/209ADM107/323.10.1732 - 9.9.1733Master's MateJohn Cumberland (c.1705-?) ADM 107/320/320ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
3.8.1704Took the privateer Bonne UnionBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
7.6.1706In company with Adventure took Jeux (36) in the North SeaBWAS-1603
7.6.1706Took the Fifth Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie) Les Jeux (24)
5.1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
3.11.1708Took the privateer EntreprenantBWAS-1603
1709Service on Newfoundland convoysBWAS-1603
1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
3.1712/13Began fitting at Deptford BWAS-1603
7.1714Completed fitting at Deptford at a cost of £2902.1.10dBWAS-1603
1715Commissioned for the West coast of ScotlandBWAS-1603
1717Off SaleeBWAS-1603
9.1720Began fitting at Deptford BWAS-1603
1.1721Completed fitting at Deptford at a cost of £5147.10.5dBWAS-1603
1724Began fitting at Deptford BWAS-1603
1725Sailed for VirginiaBWAS-1603
1725Completed fitting at Deptford at a cost of £1391.15.4dBWAS-1603
1728Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
11.1728fitting at Deptford at a cost of £2434.5.6dBWAS-1603
1729Rerated as a 20-gun Sixth RateBWAS-1603
7.6.1732Paid offBWAS-1603
5.1733Broken up at Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
 

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