Nominal Guns10BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned6.9.1704B028
ShipyardBlackwall - London B028
Designed byEdward DummerBWAS-1603
ConstructorEdward DummerBWAS-1603
Ship TypeSloop B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck71' 11"Imperial Feet21.6662 
Length of Keel59 11 ½"Imperial Feet0.0127 
Breadth20' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet6.1024 
Depth in Hold7' 1 ½"Imperial Feet2.1463 
Burthen128 894Tons BM 


1704Broadside Weight = 13.5 Imperial Pound ( 6.1223 kg)BWAS-1603
Upper Gun Deck8 British Minions
Upper Gun Deck2 British Falconet

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
170480 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers

6.9.1704 - 14.11.1704CommanderJohn Jephcott ADM 6/8/92ADM 6/815.11.1704 - 25.11.1705CommanderFrancis Kestall (d.1706)BWAS-160327.11.1705 - 23.9.1706CommanderCharles Hardy (d.1748) ADM 6/8/205BWAS-160324.9.1706 - 18.12.1707CommanderJames Gunman (1677-1756) ADM 6/9/104
Commission confirmed 22.11.1707
17.1.1707/8 - 16.2.1708/9CommanderCharles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/9/122BWAS-160317.2.1708/9 - 6.1.1709/10CommanderRobert Seppings ADM 6/10/33BWAS-16037.1.1709/10 - 6.7.1710CommanderThomas Howard (d.1734) ADM 6/11/18BWAS-16037.7.1710 - 22.9.1712CommanderJames Hanway (d.1727) ADM 6/11/56BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

13.9.1704 - 5.3.1704/5LieutenantThomas Wilcocks (d.1741) ADM 6/8/93ADM 6/821.3.1705/6 - 18.12.1707LieutenantJames Lake (d.1744) ADM 6/9/104
Commission confirmed 22.11.1707
ADM 6/9
21.1.1707/8 - 6.3.1708/9LieutenantWilliam Pooley ADM 6/9/126ADM 6/97.2.1710/11 - 6.8.1711LieutenantJasper Hicks ADM 6/11/105ADM 6/117.8.1711 - 24.9.1711LieutenantJohn Huntington ADM 6/11/155ADM 6/1125.9.1711 - 18.4.1712LieutenantEdward Grey ADM 6/11/163ADM 6/1119.4.1712 - 22.9.1712LieutenantEdmund Bedford (d.c.1727) ADM 6/11/206ADM 6/11

Service History

1704Commissioned for fishery protection in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1706Fishery protection in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1707Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
18.12.1707Paid offADM33
1708In the North Sea, until 1712BWAS-1603
22.9.1712Paid offADM33


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