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Tiger

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Nominal Guns48B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Tiger' (1681) (46) 1681-1701
British 46 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered9.10.1701BWAS-1603
Acquired4.1703BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Constructor
John & Richard WellsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild7.3.1717/18B028
Becomes
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Tiger' (1722) (50) 1722-1742
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1703 - 15.1.1704/5Captain
Philip CavendishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1743
Transfered ADM 6/7/113
BWAS-1603
17.1.1704/5 - 6.1.1705/6Captain
Charles FotherbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1720
ADM 6/9/28
Confirmed 21.11.1706
BWAS-1603
7.1.1705/6 - 29.4.1706Captain
Henry HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1713
Transfered ADM 6/9/107
Confirmed 2.12.1707
ADM 6/9
29.4.1706 - 21.4.1710Captain
Thomas KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1719
Transfered ADM 6/9/28
Confirmed 23.11.1706
BWAS-1603
22.4.1710 - 7.8.1715Captain
Francis PercyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1739
ADM 6/11/40
BWAS-1603
8.8.1715 - 30.4.1716Captain
Francis PercyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1739
ADM 6/12/49
ADM 6/12

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1702/3 - 5.3.1702/3First Lieutenant
Titus SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/7/96
ADM 6/7
6.3.1702/3 - 19.7.1709Second Lieutenant
John LunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1727
Transfered ADM 6/7/99
ADM 6/7
20.7.1709 - 2.11.1710Second Lieutenant
Sir Hugh Middleton (5th Baronet Middleton of Ruthin)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1727
Transfered ADM 6/10/88
Confirmed 14.9.1709
ADM 6/10
3.11.1710 - 10.12.1711First Lieutenant
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
Transfered ADM 6/11/79
ADM 6/11
3.11.1710 - 2.1.1711/12Second Lieutenant
Charles BargraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1742
Transfered ADM 6/11/79
ADM 6/11
11.12.1711 - 27.2.1711/12First Lieutenant
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/11/181
ADM 6/11
3.1.1711/12 - 27.2.1711/12Second Lieutenant
Timothy BridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1737
Transfered ADM 6/11/185
ADM 6/11
28.2.1711/12 - 15.6.1714First Lieutenant
Alexander BowersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1686-1728
ADM 6/11/264
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
12.7.1712 - 27.2.1712/13Second Lieutenant
Richard SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1736
ADM 6/11/273
Confirmed 19.9.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 22.6.1716Second Lieutenant
Robert PysingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1734
ADM 6/11/259
Confirmed 11.5.1713
ADM 6/11
16.6.1714 - 22.6.1716First Lieutenant
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/12/40
Confirmed 27.4.1715
ADM 6/12

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1709 - bef.30.9.1709Master
James DoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1709
Discharged Sick ADM 106/642/126
ADM 107/2
1717Cook
William HookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717
ref:1618
1717Gunner
Edward JacobBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717
ref:1618
1717Boatswain
Thomas StillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1717
ref:1618

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.2.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-order
Sir John Narborough (1st Baronet Narborough)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1707
ADM 6/7/91
ADM 6/7
30.12.1706 - 23.1.1709/10Volunteer-per-order
Scroop LyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1735
Transfered ADM 107/3/64
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
7.7.1714 - 30.4.1716Able Seaman
George ProwseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1729
ADM 107/3/79
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
16.4.1704Took the Privateer
San Esteban 1704-1704
Spanish Privateer
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 - Chatham BWAS-1603
1714Sailed to the Mediterranean and then homeBWAS-1603
1.1714Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1802.6.10dBWAS-1603
22.6.1716

Paid off

ADM 33
7.3.1717/18Docked at Plymouth to be broken up. Remains were sent to Sheerness for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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