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HBMUS Swallow (1699)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years, 1 month ago

Swallow, 6 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1699/07/01 B164
Launched 1699/09/30 B028
Shipyard Chatham DY B028
Design Class Bonetta Group (1699)
Master Shipbuilder Robert Shortis B164
Rate Unrated
Type Sloop
Out Service 1703/04/19 B028
Fate Captured B028

Dimensions
B028   Type Metric
Burthen 66 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 59' 2" Imperial Feet 18.03
Length of Keel 48' 10" Imperial Feet 14.88
Breadth 16' 0" Imperial Feet 4.88
Depth in Hold 6' 21/2" Imperial Feet 1.89
Burthen 6644/94 Tons BM

Armament
1699/09/30 B164 Broadside Weight = 3
Gun Deck 2 British Falconets
Gun Deck 4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1699/07/01 50 Design Complement  

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1699/09 1701 Commander Henry Turville B164
1702 1703/01 Commander Henry Lawrence B164
1703/01 1703/03/31 Commander Peter Chamberlain B164
1703/04 1703/04/19 Lieutenant Henry Cremer B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1703/03/31 Taken, but later retaken and recommissioned B164
1703/04/19 Taken by two French privateers off Goeree 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 :2009/05/28 at 22:30:35 by Cy

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