Vesuvius

7312
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired30.3.1691B028
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe B028
Ship Class1690 Program FireshipsB028
Constructor John TaylorBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireship B028
Expended as Fireship19.11.1693B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck92' 0"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Burthen248Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck92' 0"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth25' 2"Imperial Feet7.6302 
Depth in Hold9' 8 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen269 4894Tons BM 

Armament


30.3.1691Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1691Captain William Kiggings (d.1698)BWAS-16031692 - 19.11.1693Captain Charles Guy (d.1697)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
19.11.1693Expended in the attack on St MaloBWAS-1603

 

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