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HBMS Blackwall (1696)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 3 months ago

Blackwall, 54 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1695/09/12 B164
Launched 1696/07/06 B164
Shipyard Blackwall B028
Design Class 1694 Programme 54-Gun Fourth Rates (1693)
Constructor Henry Johnson (2) B028
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1705/10/20 B164
Fate Captured B028
Becomes Blackwall

Dimensions
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 130' 01/2" Imperial Feet 39.64
Length of Keel 109' 0" Imperial Feet 33.22
Breadth 34' 4" Imperial Feet 10.46
Depth in Hold 13' 7" Imperial Feet 4.14
Burthen 68341/94 Tons BM

Armament
1694 B164 Broadside Weight = 228
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1693/11 280 Design Complement  

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1695 1697 Post Captain Edmund Loades B164
1699 1701 Post Captain John Fletcher B164
1701 1704 Post Captain Charles Strickland B164
1705 1706 Post Captain John Smith B164
1706 1707/10/22 Post Captain William Coney B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1696/03 Took the privateer Phénix  
1697/07 Refitting B164
1699 Guardship at Chatham B164
1702 Sailed with a Russian convoy B164
1705 In the North Sea B164
1706/12/15 Shared the capture of a 16-gun privateer at Malaga B164
1707/10/22 Wrecked on the Bishop & Clerks rocks off Isles of Scilly, all but one man drowning 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 :2009/08/23 at 08:24:15 by Cy

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