Thunderbolt -> 1699 Thunderbolt Hulk

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Thunderbolt Prize
Nominal Guns32
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fourth Rate bomb vessel 'La Foudroyante' (1696) (30)
Captured16.5.1696
First Commissioned24.7.1696
ShipyardLorient - Brittany BWAS-1603
Designed by Francois Le BrunBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1731

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck119' 0"Imperial Feet36.2712 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Burthen530Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck119' 0"Imperial Feet36.2712 
Length of Keel99' 0"Imperial Feet30.1752 
Breadth31' 9"Imperial Feet9.6774 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Burthen530 7994Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1696135 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.7.1696 - 31.3.1699Captain Edward Hopson (1671-1728)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.7.1696 - 31.5.1699Lieutenant William Massam (d.1708)ADM 6/4

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
27.7.1696 - 1696Gunner Elias LuneyADM/A27.7.1696 - 1696Cook John WydenpADM/A27.7.1696 - 1696Carpenter John MaynardADM/A4.8.1696 - 1696Boatswain James PykeADM/A1714Boatswain John Floudref:1618

Service History


DateEventSource
22.7.1696

Purchased

BWAS-1603
24.7.1696

Commissioned for the Irish Sea

BWAS-1603
31.5.1699Paid offADM 33
11.1699Renamed Thunderbolt HulkADM 106
11.1699Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk ADM 106

 

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