Nominal Guns46BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate frigate 'Tiger' (1647) (38)
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
ConstructorPeter Pett (1610-1672)B065
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild1701BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Tiger' (1703) (48)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck123' 8"Imperial Feet37.4992 
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth32' 8"Imperial Feet9.8552 
Depth in Hold13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Burthen590 3094Tons BM 


1681Broadside Weight = 160.5 Imperial Pound ( 72.7873 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin Drake
Upper Gun Deck18 British Saker
Quarterdeck8 British Saker Drake

10 Commanding Officers

5.7.1681 - 6.3.1681/82CaptainLord Charles Berkeley (2nd Baron Berkeley of Stratton) (d.1681/82)BWAS-16039.5.1682 - 16.8.1683CaptainArthur Herbert (1648-1716)BWAS-160317.8.1683 - 15.8.1685CaptainFrancis Wheeler (d.1692/93)BWAS-160311.7.1686 - 1687CaptainJohn TyrwhittBWAS-16034.1687 - 1689CaptainMatthew Tennant (d.1690)BWAS-16031690 - 1691CaptainThomas CoalBWAS-16037.1691 - 1692CaptainWilliam Allen (d.1696)BWAS-16031693 - 1694CaptainThomas Sherman (d.1699)BWAS-16039.10.1695 - 1697CaptainJohn Redman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/3/84BWAS-160323.11.1697 - 1699CaptainJohn Symonds (d.1706/7) ADM 6/4/126BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers

20.10.1695 - 8.1.1696/97Second LieutenantRichard Cook ADM 6/3/88ADM 6/320.10.1695 - 1695Fifth LieutenantJohn Cater ADM 6/3/88ADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer

24.7.1689 - 25.3.1692MidshipmanWilliam Gill ADM 107/1/8ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen

30.8.1687 - 31.1.1687/88Captain's ServantThomas Hugbon (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/71ADM 107/115.12.1688 - 31.3.1690Able SeamanJoseph Reeves (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/5ADM 107/1

Service History

7.1681In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
16.9.1681Capture of the Algerine Two Lions (44) BWAS-1603
1684Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1685Off ScotlandBWAS-1603
7.1686Commissioned as a guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
1689In the North SeaBWAS-1603
12.5.1689Took the Frégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie) Les Jeux (36) off the CasquetsFWIKI
12.5.1689Took the Frégate Légère La Railleuse (20) off the CasquetsFWIKI
1690In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1693Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1696Sailed to the East IndiesBWAS-1603
1697Returned homeBWAS-1603
1698In Home watersBWAS-1603


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