Eagle

12488
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Eagle' (1679) (70)
Acquired1699B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
Constructor J BattB065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked22.10.1707B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck156' 6"Imperial Feet47.5515 
Length of Keel125' 0"Imperial Feet38.1 
Breadth40' 8"Imperial Feet12.3952 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,099Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 6"Imperial Feet47.5515 
Length of Keel125' 0"Imperial Feet38.1 
Breadth40' 8"Imperial Feet12.3952 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,099 5594Tons 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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1699/1700 - 13.1.1701/2Captain William Kerr Transfered ADM 6/6/23BWAS-160315.1.1701/2 - 25.3.1703Captain James Wishart (d.1723) ADM 6/6/132BWAS-160326.3.1703 - 16.1.1705/6Captain Archibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) Transfered ADM 6/7/120BWAS-160322.1.1705/6 - 22.10.1707Captain Robert Hancock (d.1707)† ADM 6/8/223TRN2

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.3.1699/1700 - 16.11.1702First Lieutenant John Lowen (d.1711) Transfered ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/619.3.1699/1700 - 5.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant Joshua Roydhouse (c.1657-?) ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/619.3.1699/1700 - 28.12.1702Third Lieutenant James Gunman (1677-1756) ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 8.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant Edward Dixon (c.1661-?) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/629.12.1702 - 23.12.1704Third Lieutenant David Taverner Transfered ADM 6/7/72ADM 6/79.1.1702/3 - 10.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant Bryant Roper ADM 6/7/74ADM 6/711.2.1705/6 - 8.4.1706Second Lieutenant Cornelius Votier Transfered ADM 6/8/230ADM 6/89.4.1706 - 22.10.1707Second Lieutenant Robert Brounker (c.1680-1707)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/8/249ADM 6/825.7.1706 - 22.10.1707Third Lieutenant John Yeo (1681-1756) ADM 6/11/252
Confirmed 23.3.1712/13
ADM 6/11

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.1.1699/1700 - 17.6.1703Midshipman Extra Charles Kendall (d.1743/44) Transfered ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/619.3.1699/1700 - 1700Midshipman Extra Robert Stiles ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/621.3.1699/1700 - 26.2.1698/99Midshipman Extra Francis Drake (c.1669-1726) Transfered ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/64.4.1700 - 19.4.1700Midshipman Extra John Ford Transfered ADM 6/6/31ADM 6/616.11.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra Robert Pierson Transfered ADM 6/6/49ADM 6/6

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.4.1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-order John Denew (d.1738) ADM 6/6/30ADM 6/64.4.1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-order Charles Day ADM 6/6/30ADM 6/66.4.1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-order Gilbert Wallis (d.1738) ADM 6/6/31ADM 6/63.2.1701/2 - 6.7.1703Volunteer-per-order Tancred Robinson (c.1685-1754) Transfered ADM 107/2/62ADM 107/28.12.1704 - 1705Volunteer-per-order James Buchanan ADM 6/8/116ADM 6/8

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.2.1700/1 - 30.7.1701Able Seaman John Roberts (c.1680-1744/45) Transfered ADM 107/1/350ADM 107/124.2.1700/1 - 25.1.1701/2Able Seaman George Rawlings Transfered ADM 107/2/12ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1701In the BalticBWAS-1603
1702Cadiz operationsBWAS-1603
9.1703Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706Off OstendBWAS-1603
9.1706Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
22.10.1707Lost upon the rocks of the Scilly Islands with all handsTRN2

 

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