Thunder

7141
Nominal Guns4B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1694/95BWAS-1603
Acquired13.4.1695BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford - London B028
Ship ClassSerpent ClassB028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeBomb Vessel B028
Captured6.4.1696B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck65' 6"Imperial Feet19.8425 
Length of Keel50' 6"Imperial Feet15.3924 
Breadth23' 5"Imperial Feet7.0527 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen147 2394Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 4 Imperial Pound ( 1.814 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British 2-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 12 1/2" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.169530Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.4.1695 - 13.12.1695CommanderJames Worthington (d.1697) ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/34.3.1695/96 - 6.4.1696CommanderNathaniel Symonds ADM 6/3/134BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
5.7.1695Present at the bombardment of St MaloBWAS-1603
6.4.1696Taken by two French privateers off the Dutch coastBWAS-1603

 

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