Expedition

11059
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Expedition' (1679) (70)
Acquired1699B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorJ BattBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild11.3.1708/9B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Expedition' (1714) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck152' 1"Imperial Feet46.3301 
Length of Keel125' 10"Imperial Feet38.1 
Breadth40' 10"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 1 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,116Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck152' 1"Imperial Feet46.3301 
Length of Keel125' 10"Imperial Feet38.1 
Breadth40' 10"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 1 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,116 194Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1699 - 30.1.1700/1CaptainArchibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) ADM 6/5/45BWAS-16033.4.1701 - 24.9.1701CaptainJames Wishart (d.1723) ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/626.12.1701 - 12.1.1701/2CaptainRobert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/613.1.1701/2 - 30.6.1703CaptainJohn Knapp ADM 6/6/130BWAS-16031.7.1703 - 16.6.1704CaptainThomas Coal ADM 6/7/135BWAS-16035.12.1706 - 13.1.1706/7CaptainJohn Redman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/914.1.1706/7 - 3.8.1707CaptainEdward Windsor (d.1709) ADM 6/9/41BWAS-16034.8.1707 - 3.8.1708CaptainHenry Long (d.1723) ADM 6/11/9
Commission confirmed 26.11.1709
BWAS-1603
4.8.1708 - 9.6.1709CaptainJohn Edwards ADM 6/10/37
Commission confirmed 4.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1707 - 14.4.1708CommodoreCharles Wager (1666-1743)BWAS-160315.4.1708 - 1708Rear-Admiral of the BlueCharles Wager (1666-1743)BWAS-1603

34 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.5.1699 - 30.1.1699/0Second LieutenantThomas Meade (d.1740) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 6.9.1699First LieutenantJohn Barter (d.1708) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/511.5.1699 - 30.1.1699/0Third LieutenantGeorge Graydon ADM 6/5/50ADM 6/513.9.1699 - 30.1.1699/0First LieutenantHercules Mitchell (d.1705) ADM 6/6/13ADM 6/64.4.1701 - 30.9.1701First LieutenantRobert Harward ADM 6/6/84ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 31.12.1701Second LieutenantCharles Carter ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/629.5.1701 - 24.9.1701Third LieutenantThomas Cooke ADM 6/6/100ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 15.1.1701/2First LieutenantJames Grainger ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 18.1.1701/2Second LieutenantHumphrey Foster (d.1703) ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Third LieutenantJohn Napier ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 31.8.1702First LieutenantCharles Squibb (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 20.1.1702/3Second LieutenantJohn Napier ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/729.1.1701/2 - 13.10.1702Third LieutenantThomas Helby ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/71.9.1702 - 7.7.1703First LieutenantThomas Witterong ADM 6/7/125
Commission confirmed 11.5.1703
ADM 6/7
13.3.1702/3 - 7.7.1703Second LieutenantThomas Hedges ADM 6/7/121
Commission confirmed 28.4.1703
ADM 6/7
8.7.1703 - 24.4.1705First LieutenantRobert Gifford ADM 6/8/4ADM 6/88.7.1703 - 24.4.1705Second LieutenantRobert Chadwick (d.1719) ADM 6/8/4ADM 6/88.7.1703 - 22.8.1704Third LieutenantThomas Witterong ADM 6/8/4ADM 6/823.8.1704 - 6.12.1704Third LieutenantJohn Temple (d.1734) ADM 6/8/90ADM 6/87.12.1704 - 1.2.1704/5Third LieutenantTobias Lisle (d.1719) ADM 6/8/117ADM 6/826.1.1704/5 - 24.4.1705Third LieutenantStroud Main ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/825.4.1705 - 9.9.1706First LieutenantRobert Chadwick (d.1719) ADM 6/9/8
Commission confirmed 22.8.1706
ADM 6/9
25.4.1705 - 9.9.1706Third LieutenantAmbrose Cole (d.1711) ADM 6/9/6
Commission confirmed 25.7.1706
ADM 6/8
27.9.1705 - 10.9.1706Second LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/9/6
Commission confirmed 25.7.1706
ADM 6/9
5.12.1706 - 5.1.1706/7First LieutenantJohn Smith ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/95.12.1706 - 15.12.1706Second LieutenantJohn Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/9/31ADM 6/916.12.1706 - 8.1.1706/7Second LieutenantWilliam Miller (d.1749) ADM 6/9/33ADM 6/96.1.1706/7 - 3.7.1708First LieutenantWilliam Lloyd (d.1723) ADM 6/9/37ADM 6/99.1.1706/7 - 25.1.1708/9Second LieutenantGeorge Purvis (1680-1748) ADM 6/9/39ADM 6/99.1.1706/7 - 21.2.1707/8Third LieutenantThomas Reynolds (d.1719/20) ADM 6/9/39ADM 6/94.7.1708 - 9.6.1709First LieutenantJasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 6/10/52
Commission confirmed 7.4.1709
ADM 6/10
6.9.1708 - 21.9.1708Third LieutenantWilliam Fleming ADM 6/10/43
Commission confirmed 14.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
22.9.1708 - 9.6.1709Third LieutenantThomas Savage ADM 6/10/39
Commission confirmed 4.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
26.1.1708/9 - 9.6.1709Second LieutenantJohn Cundett (d.1724) ADM 6/10/37
Commission confirmed 4.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.2.1708/9 - 17.7.1709MidshipmanGeorge Conduit ADM 107/3/40ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
30.1.1699/0Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
1702Present at the Cadiz OperationsBWAS-1603
7.1704In Portsmouth with no Captain appointedBWAS-1603
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
1706Sailed to BrazilBWAS-1603
1707Voyage to JamaicaBWAS-1603
28.5.1708Wager's Action
11.3.1708/9Arrived at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603
9.6.1709Paid offADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
 

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