Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Sixth Rate frégate légère 'La Valeur' (1704) (24)
Keel Laid Down1.1704B028
First Commissioned3.5.1705B028
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up5.1718B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck100' 9"Imperial Feet30.7086 
Length of Keel81' 0"Imperial Feet24.6888 
Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen321 6494Tons BM 


1705Broadside Weight = 68 Imperial Pound ( 30.838 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1705115 BWAS-1603
26.5.1713100 BWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers

3.5.1705 - 2.2.1707/8CommanderSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/8/174BWAS-16037.2.1707/8 - 7.3.1708/9CommanderWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/9/135BWAS-16038.3.1708/9 - 6.9.1710CommanderJohn Hare ADM 6/10/41BWAS-16032.1.1710/11 - 16.6.1713CommanderJohn St Loe (d.1757) ADM 6/11/91BWAS-160317.6.1713 - 1.3.1716/17Captain and MasterJohn St Loe (d.1757) ADM 6/11/263BWAS-16032.3.1716/17 - bef.5.1718Captain and MasterRichard Davis (d.1718) ADM 6/12/93BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers

3.5.1705 - 17.3.1708/9LieutenantPeter Anderson (c.1671-1738) ADM 6/8/174ADM 6/818.3.1708/9 - 1.1.1710/11LieutenantCharles Stone ADM 6/10/46ADM 6/102.1.1710/11 - 28.5.1713LieutenantSamuel Vaughan ADM 6/11/91ADM 6/1129.5.1713 - 21.3.1714/15LieutenantGeorge Wharton ADM 6/11/260ADM 6/1122.3.1714/15 - 1.3.1716/17LieutenantWilliam Griffith (d.1752) ADM 6/12/117
Commission confirmed 6.3.1717/18
ADM 6/12
2.3.1716/17 - bef.3.1717/18LieutenantRichard Church (c.1673-1752) ADM 6/12/93ADM 6/12

Service History

5.1705Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
30.5.1705Purchased at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £405.0.0dBWAS-1603
19.7.1706Took the Privateer L'Audacieuse
6.9.1710Taken by boats of the Surprise in Carbonnear Harbour, Newfoundland, losing 28 casualtiesBWAS-1603
6.9.1710Taken by the French in Carbonnear Harbour, Newfoundland
1715In MarylandBWAS-1603
1716Paid off
3.1716/17Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Fireship
12.1717Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Frigate
28.12.1717Began breaking up at DeptfordBWAS-1603


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