Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned28.10.1707BWAS-1603
ShipyardCuckolds Point - Rotherhithe BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-GunnerBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck131' 8"Imperial Feet39.9354 
Length of Keel108' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Breadth35' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet10.6871 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen719 7394Tons BM 


10.1707Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1706280Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer

28.10.1707 - 26.3.1711CaptainGeorge Martin (d.1724) ADM 6/9/97BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

28.10.1707 - 15.11.1710First LieutenantNathaniel Blackmore ADM 6/9/97ADM 6/928.10.1707 - 5.8.1708Second LieutenantBenjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/9/97ADM 6/96.8.1708 - 15.11.1710Second LieutenantRobert Milne (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/9/178ADM 6/916.11.1710 - 28.3.1711First LieutenantRobert Milne (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/11/149ADM 6/1116.11.1710 - 17.1.1710/11Second LieutenantPalmes Bravel (d.c.1727) ADM 6/11/149
Commission confirmed 9.7.1711
ADM 6/11
18.1.1710/11 - 26.3.1711Second LieutenantPalmes Bravel (d.c.1727) ADM 6/11/149
Commission confirmed 9.7.1711
ADM 6/11
29.3.1711 - 26.3.1711First LieutenantRobert Milne (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/11/149
Commission confirmed 9.7.1711
ADM 6/11

1 Crewman

26.8.1708 - 5.1710VolunteerWilliam Martin (c.1696-1756)EWIKI

Service History

1708On the Dutch coastBWAS-1603
1709Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
8.5.1710Sailed for Nova ScotiaBWAS-1603
2.10.1710Present at the capture of Port RoyalBWAS-1603
26.3.1711Wrecked on the Casquets, near AlderneyBWAS-1603


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 4th of April 2020 04:02Caleb ShawCharles Shaw
Tuesday 31st of March 2020 08:05keith saintyBritish sloop 'Pearl' (1828) (20)
Monday 30th of March 2020 04:37FloristaSpanish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'America' (1766) (60)
Saturday 28th of March 2020 06:15Tim OakleyBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Vestal' (1779) (28)
Thursday 26th of March 2020 20:15Steve ManuelAmerican Privateer ship 'General Putnam' (1778) (20)