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Winchelsea

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Winchelsey
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.4.1693BWAS-1603
Named20.7.1694ADM/A
Acquired13.8.1694BWAS-1603
ShipyardRedbridge - Hampshire B028
Ship Class1693 Program 32-Gunner (1693)B028
Constructor
John WinterBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692-1704
BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigateB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured6.6.1706B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck103' 5"Imperial Feet31.4367 
Length of Keel85' 4 ½"Imperial Feet25.9207 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold10' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen364 5394Tons BM 

Armament


13.8.1694Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1693145Design Complement
1703155 BWAS-1603

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1695/96 - 26.6.1696Captain
Anthony TollatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/3/113
ADM 6/3
27.6.1696 - 11.12.1698Captain
Sir Francis HosierBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1694-1727
Transfered ADM 107/3/58
ADM 6/4
12.12.1698 - 15.3.1699/1700Captain
William MosesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1727
Transfered ADM 6/5/36
BWAS-1603
3.4.1701 - 29.5.1702Captain
Richard ShortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/6/83
BWAS-1603
30.5.1702 - 6.2.1703/4Captain
George SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
Transfered ADM 6/7/38
ADM 6/7
7.2.1703/4 - 4.3.1704/5Captain
John TrotterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1736
BWAS-1603
5.3.1704/5 - 12.7.1705Captain
John LowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/159
ADM 6/8
19.3.1704/5 - 28.4.1705Captain
Henry TurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
ADM 6/8/163
BWAS-1603
29.4.1705 - 15.9.1705Captain
William GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1713
ADM 6/9/55
Confirmed 7.3.1706/7
BWAS-1603
16.9.1705 - 6.6.1706Captain
John CastleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1706
† ADM 6/8/203
Confirmed 20.11.1705
TRN2

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.4.1696 - 10.6.1696Lieutenant
Richard BanksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/147
ADM 6/3
10.6.1696 - 22.3.1697/98Lieutenant
Ezekiel YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1698
ADM 6/4/6
ADM 6/4
23.3.1697/98 - 16.7.1699First Lieutenant
Sir Charles RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5
26.1.1698/99 - 6.8.1699Lieutenant
Humphrey FosterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/5/39
ADM 6/5
28.7.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700First Lieutenant
Thomas TomkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1714
Transfered ADM 6/6/8
ADM 6/6
7.8.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700Second Lieutenant
Robert HobbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1702
ADM 6/6/10
ADM 6/6
7.8.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700Third Lieutenant
Humphrey FosterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/6/10
ADM 6/6
5.4.1701 - 25.2.1702/3Lieutenant
Nicholas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
ADM 6/6/84
ADM 6/6
26.2.1702/3 - 5.11.1704Lieutenant
Henry KennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1704
ADM 6/7/96
ADM 6/7
6.11.1704 - 16.9.1705Lieutenant
James RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1712
Transfered ADM 6/8/203
Confirmed 20.11.1705
ADM 6/8
18.9.1705 - 6.6.1706Lieutenant
Thomas AshtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
ADM 6/8/203
Confirmed 20.11.1705
ADM 6/8

8 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.3.1693/94 - 1694Boatswain
Joseph GreenhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694
ADM/A
10.10.1694 - 1694Cook
Bennett SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694
ADM/A
1695 - 24.5.1695Carpenter
Thomas LearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered
ADM/A
1695 - 14.8.1695Purser
William EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered
ADM/A
1695 - 9.10.1695Gunner
Benjamin BryarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3
7.8.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Thomas CranmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/68
ADM 6/3
15.8.1695 - 1695Purser
William ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
: on board from 24.8.1695 ADM 6/3/70
ADM 6/3
10.10.1695 - 1695Gunner
Richard SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
28.5.1697 - 1697Volunteer
Robert JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1711
ADM 6/4
ADM 6/4
29.12.1699 - 16.6.1701Volunteer-per-order
The Hon. Henry MordauntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1707
Transfered ADM 107/1/252
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1694

The new Fifth Rate building at Redbridge is to be launched at the beginning of next month and is to be named the Winchelsea. She is to be fitted out for sea and provided with the highest complement of men together with three months victuals for service in the Channel.

ADM/A
1698Guard Ship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1701Commissioned for IrelandBWAS-1603
1703In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1704With Shovell's fleet in the Channel then to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
9.1705Fishery protection in the ChannelBWAS-1603
6.1706Taken by five French privateers off HastingsBWAS-1603

 

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