Nominal Guns2B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
Ship ClassBonetta GroupB028
ConstructorElias WaffeBWAS-1603
Ship TypeSloop B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck58' 6"Imperial Feet17.6975 
Length of Keel48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Breadth16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Depth in Hold6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen65 4894Tons BM 


1699Broadside Weight = 2.5 Imperial Pound ( 1.1339 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Falconet
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.169950Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers

25.10.1699 - 27.4.1702CommanderJohn Mitchell ADM 6/6/15BWAS-16039.2.1701/2 - 13.10.1702CommanderUnton Deering (d.1706) ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/712.3.1701/2 - 24.6.1704CommanderWagdolen Baker (d.1704)† ADM 6/7/18BWAS-160320.11.1704 - 19.6.1708CommanderJames Millison ADM 6/8/113BWAS-16037.7.1708 - 26.11.1710CommanderPhilip Vanbrugh (d.1753) ADM 6/9/174BWAS-160328.11.1710 - 1712CommanderNathaniel Taylor ADM 6/11/84BWAS-1603

Service History

1699Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
24.6.1704Taken by a French 10-gun privateer off the HumberBWAS-1603
17.6.1708Retaken by the Dutch and returned after salvage was paidBWAS-1603
19.6.1708Taken by a French 18-gun privateer off DublinBWAS-1603
21.6.1708Taken by Speedwell (24) BWAS-1603
6.10.1708Taken by the French off Land's end, but again retakenBWAS-1603
10.4.1712Sold to John Bickford for £135BWAS-1603


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