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HBMF Bridgewater (1698)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 8 months ago

Bridgewater, 32 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1697/02/15 B164
Launched 1698/05/30 B164
Shipyard Sheerness DY B164
Design Class 1694 Group 32-Gunner (1694)
Master Shipbuilder Robert Shortis B164
Rate Fifth Rate
Type Frigate
Out Service 1738/04 B028
Fate Broken Up B028

Dimensions
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 110' 5" Imperial Feet 33.66
Length of Keel 90' 11" Imperial Feet 27.71
Breadth 29' 2" Imperial Feet 8.89
Depth in Hold 11' 51/2" Imperial Feet 3.49
Burthen 41137/94 Tons BM

Armament
1698 B164 Broadside Weight = 96
Lower Gun Deck 4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British 4-Pounder
1703 B164 Broadside Weight = 114
Lower Gun Deck 8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1694 145 Design Complement  
1703 155 B164

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1699 1699 Post Captain Thomas Dilkes B164
1702 1704/10 Post Captain Richard Griffith B164
1704/10/18 1707/11 Post Captain Thomas Lawrence B164
1707/11/13 1712 Post Captain Walter Pigot B164
1715 1717 Post Captain John Fletcher B164
1727 1730 Post Captain John Temple B164
1734/02/26 1737 Commander George Pocock B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1699 Commissioned for the Irish Coast B164
1705/05/16 In action against two privateers off Kinsale B164
1707 Still stationed off Ireland B164
1711 Sailed to Russia with a convoy B164
1717 Sailed to the Mediterranean and Salee B164
1718/02 Began repairs at Woolwich B164
1718/06 Completed repairs at a cost of £2,251.10.10d B164
1727/03 Converted to a 8-gun fireship at Woolwich B164
1732/06 Began fitting at Sheerness B164
1732/07 Completed fitting at a cost of £854.6.6d B164
1733/03 Began fitting at Sheerness B164
1734/02 Recommissioned B164
1734/04 Completed fitting at a cost of £415.14.14d B164
1736/12 Began repairs at Sheerness B164
1737 Completed repairs at a cost of £272.10.10d B164
1737 Guardship at Sheerness B164
1738/04 Broken up at Deptford B164

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge

Last Updated :2009/07/21 at 12:29:19 by Cy

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