Chatham Hulk

Nominal GunsUnarmedB028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
CategoryOther VesselsB028
Ship TypeSheer Hulk B028
Broken Up10.1813B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck153' 0"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen713 5094Tons BM 

3 Warrant Officers

1736 - 23.8.1736BoatswainWilliam Laudell ADM 6/15/31ADM 6/151771 - 28.10.1771BoatswainJohn Pack ADM 6/20/409ADM 6/2028.10.1771 - 1771BoatswainRobert Elliot ADM 6/20/409ADM 6/20

Service History

10.1741Middling Repair at ChathamBWAS-1793
3.1770Started great repair at ChathamBWAS-1793
10.1770Completed great repair at ChathamBWAS-1793
10.1813Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793

Notes on Ship

The first of only three purpose built sheer hulks in Royal Navy history


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