Tiger

7152
Nominal Guns48B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Tiger' (1681) (46)
Ordered9.10.1701BWAS-1603
Acquired4.1703BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
ConstructorJohn & Richard WellsBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild7.3.1717/18B028
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Tiger' (1722) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck124' 8 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Length of Keel103' 6"Imperial Feet31.4452 
Breadth33' 4 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen613 2194Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 204 Imperial Pound ( 92.514 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1703 - 15.1.1704/5CaptainPhilip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/7/113BWAS-160317.1.1704/5 - 6.1.1705/6CaptainCharles Fotherby (d.1720) ADM 6/9/28
Commission confirmed 21.11.1706
BWAS-1603
7.1.1705/6 - 28.4.1706CaptainHenry Hubbard (d.1711) ADM 6/9/107
Commission confirmed 2.12.1707
ADM 6/9
29.4.1706 - 21.4.1710CaptainThomas Kempthorne (d.1736) ADM 6/9/28
Commission confirmed 23.11.1706
BWAS-1603
22.4.1710 - 10.1713CaptainFrancis Percy (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/40BWAS-16038.8.1715 - 4.1716CaptainFrancis Percy (d.1740/41) ADM 6/12/49ADM 6/12

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1702/3 - 5.3.1702/3First LieutenantTitus Smith ADM 6/7/96ADM 6/76.3.1702/3 - 19.7.1709Second LieutenantJohn Lunn (d.1727) ADM 6/7/99ADM 6/720.7.1709 - 2.11.1710Second LieutenantSir Hugh Middleton (5th Baronet Middleton of Ruthin) (d.1756) ADM 6/10/88
Commission confirmed 14.9.1709
ADM 6/10
3.11.1710 - 10.12.1711First LieutenantThomas Slade (c.1673-?) ADM 6/11/79ADM 6/113.11.1710 - 2.1.1711/12Second LieutenantCharles Bargrave (1686-1755) ADM 6/11/79ADM 6/1111.12.1711 - 27.2.1711/12First LieutenantJohn Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/11/181ADM 6/113.1.1711/12 - 27.2.1711/12Second LieutenantTimothy Bridge (d.1737) ADM 6/11/185ADM 6/1128.2.1711/12 - 15.6.1714First LieutenantAlexander Bowers ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
12.7.1712 - 27.2.1712/13Second LieutenantRichard Smith ADM 6/11/273
Commission confirmed 19.9.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 4.1716Second LieutenantRobert Pysing (d.1748) ADM 6/11/259
Commission confirmed 11.5.1713
ADM 6/11
16.6.1714 - 4.1716First LieutenantRobert Harrison (d.1739) ADM 6/12/40
Commission confirmed 27.4.1715
ADM 6/12

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.2.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-orderSir John Narborough (1st Baronet Narborough) (1684-1707) ADM 6/7/91ADM 6/728.12.1707 - 21.1.1710/11Volunteer-per-orderScroop Lyon (d.1757) ADM 107/3/64ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
16.4.1704Took the Privateer San Esteban off the coast of Portugal
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1.1709At LisbonBWAS-1603
1710With the Dunkirk squadronBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to Virginia with a convoyBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to GuineaBWAS-1603
10.1713Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
1714Sailed to the Mediterranean and then homeBWAS-1603
1.1714Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £1802.6.10dBWAS-1603
4.1716Paid offBWAS-1603
7.3.1717/18Docked at Plymouth to be broken up. Remains were sent to Sheerness for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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