Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Constructor Fisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1733B028
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Tartar' (1734) (20)


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 


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 Ship Commanders

22.8.1702 - 25.6.1703Captain Richard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/7/50BWAS-160326.6.1703 - 14.8.1704Captain John Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/7/134BWAS-160315.8.1704 - 16.1.1704/5Captain Thomas Legge (d.1711/12) Transfered ADM 6/8/104
Confirmed 28.10.1704
18.1.1704/5 - 18.8.1705Captain George Fisher (d.1705)† Discharged DeadBWAS-160320.8.1705 - 23.10.1706Captain Richard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/8/218BWAS-160324.10.1706 - 9.3.1707/8Captain Edward St Loe (c.1682-1729) ADM 6/9/19BWAS-160310.3.1707/8 - 25.4.1708Captain Walter Pigot (d.1754) Transfered ADM 6/9/144ADM 6/914.3.1707/8 - 6.2.1714/15Captain Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750) ADM 6/9/165
Confirmed 20.5.1708
7.2.1714/15 - 15.6.1720Captain Christopher Parker (c.1682-1765) ADM 6/12/25BWAS-16032.2.1724/25 - 24.10.1728Captain Vincent Pearce (c.1679-1745) ADM 6/13/83BWAS-160325.10.1728 - 7.6.1732Captain George Proctor (d.1736) ADM 6/14/3BWAS-1603

10 Commissioned Officers

2.9.1702 - 12.8.1703Lieutenant James Miller ADM 6/7/52ADM 6/713.8.1703 - 30.9.1705Lieutenant William Cunningham ADM 6/9/108
Confirmed 3.12.1707
ADM 6/9
30.9.1705 - 19.6.1706Lieutenant Thomas Earle ADM 6/8/218
Confirmed 10.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
20.6.1706 - 30.6.1706Lieutenant William Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/8/258ADM 6/81.7.1706 - 13.1.1708/9Lieutenant James Hanway (d.1727) ADM 6/9/4ADM 6/914.1.1708/9 - 7.2.1714/15Lieutenant George Cox ADM 6/10/25ADM 6/108.2.1714/15 - 15.5.1719Lieutenant James Aylett Transfered ADM 6/12/26ADM 6/1213.3.1717/18 - 15.6.1720Lieutenant Samuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 6/12/205
Confirmed 21.6.1720
ADM 6/12
23.2.1724/25 - 24.10.1728Lieutenant Thomas Tucker (d.1766) ADM 6/13/85ADM 6/1325.10.1728 - 31.8.1731Lieutenant Robert Shorting (d.1734) ADM 6/14/4ADM 6/14

4 Petty Officers

13.8.1729 - 25.1.1729/30Midshipman Richard Mansell ADM 107/3/209ADM 107/38.10.1729 - 21.7.1732Midshipman John Cumberland (c.1705-?) ADM 107/3/320ADM 107/326.1.1729/30 - 7.7.1731Master's Mate Richard Mansell ADM 107/3/209ADM 107/322.7.1732 - 15.5.1733Master's Mate John Cumberland (c.1705-?) Transfered ADM 107/320/320ADM 107/3

Service History

3.8.1704Took the privateer Bonne UnionBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
7.6.1706Took the 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 - London BWAS-1603
7.1714Completed fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £2902.1.10dBWAS-1603
1715Commissioned for the West coast of ScotlandBWAS-1603
1717Off SaleeBWAS-1603
15.6.1720Paid offADM 51
9.1720Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
1.1721Completed fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £5147.10.5dBWAS-1603
1724Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
1725Sailed for VirginiaBWAS-1603
1725Completed fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £1391.15.4dBWAS-1603
1728Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
11.1728fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £2434.5.6dBWAS-1603
1729Rerated as a 20-gun Sixth RateBWAS-1603

Paid off

5.1733Broken up at Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


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