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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.9.1672BWAS-1603
Launched6.1674BWAS-1603
First Commissioned15.4.1678B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardBristol - England B028
Ship ClassOxford Class (1672)B028
Constructor
Francis BayleyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1702B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck127' 0"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 0"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Depth in Hold15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Draught Aft17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen670 2294Tons BM 

Armament


6.1674Broadside Weight = 379.5 Imperial Pound ( 172.1035 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 8-Pound Saker
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 398 Imperial Pound ( 180.4932 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 8-Pound Saker
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 395 Imperial Pound ( 179.1325 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck26 British 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.9.1672280Design Complement

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1678 - 22.7.1682Captain
Christopher MasonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1693
BWAS-1603
2.6.1683 - 24.2.1683/84Captain
Charles WyldeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1659-1678
B051
23.2.1683/84 - 1.6.1684Captain
John TyrrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1692
B051
17.4.1689 - 29.10.1689Captain
Seth ThurstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
B051
1690Captain
John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1603
1691Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
BWAS-1603
1692Captain
James WishartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
BWAS-1603
1694 - 14.4.1695Captain
James GreenwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1797
ADM 6/3/43
BWAS-1603
15.4.1695 - 7.1696Captain
Christopher FoggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1708
Transfered ADM 6/3/49
ADM 6/3
7.1696 - 23.11.1697Captain
Thomas StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
BWAS-1603
24.11.1697 - 1.5.1699Captain
Peter BlackstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1695-1711
ADM 6/4/126
ADM 6/4
2.5.1699 - 20.2.1700/1Captain
Robert StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/5/46
BWAS-1603
21.2.1700/1 - 24.9.1701Captain
Jasper HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/58
BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1684 - 1684Lieutenant
George ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1703
ADM 6/18
20.3.1694/95 - 22.11.1697First Lieutenant
Gilbert FranklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/3/41
ADM 6/3
8.5.1695 - 12.11.1697Second Lieutenant
John TrotterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1736
ADM 6/3/55
ADM 6/3
13.11.1697 - 22.11.1697Second Lieutenant
Peter BlakistonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1699
ADM 6/4/124
ADM 6/4
23.11.1697 - 9.5.1699First Lieutenant
Peter BlakistonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1699
ADM 6/4/126
ADM 6/4
10.5.1699 - 26.2.1700/1First Lieutenant
Charles ChurcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1703
Transfered ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 27.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Adam BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 15.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant
William HoldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
Transfered ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
4.3.1700/1 - 10.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant
Hewett HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 6/6/66
ADM 6/6

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - 7.12.1696Carpenter
John BaulchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Transfered ADM 6/4/47
ADM 6/4
1698Chaplain
Thomas PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1698-1745
ODNB

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
29.3.1695 - 1695Volunteer
George CarterettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/3/43
ADM 6
29.5.1697 - 1697Volunteer
Richard CordellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4
ADM 6/4
29.5.1697 - 1697Volunteer
Gerard AyloffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4
ADM 6/4

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
3.4.1690 - 26.7.1690Able Seaman
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
Transfered ADM 107/1/43
ADM 107/1
15.11.1694 - 4.6.1695Able Seaman
Robert HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1695
ADM 107/1/96
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
15.4.1678Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
1680In VirginiaBWAS-1603
1681Sailed with a Turkey convoyBWAS-1603
4.6.1683Commissioned for the Tangier expeditionBWAS-1603
1685Sailed to New YorkBWAS-1603
1686In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1687In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1689In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1690In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1691In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
1694In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1696Sailed with a Northumberland convoyBWAS-1603
1702Underwent a "Great Repair" at Deptford, which amounted to a rebuildBWAS-1603

 

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