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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.2.1677/78B028
Launched1679ADM8-DB
First Commissioned14.8.1679BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtADM8-DB
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)BWAS-1603
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1669-1683
B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild1700B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,072Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,068Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel120' 9"Imperial Feet36.5874 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.2174 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,031 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 588.5 Imperial Pound ( 266.8851 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 588.5 Imperial Pound ( 266.8851 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
14.8.1679 - 4.9.1679Captain
John PerrymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1680
BWAS-1603
1689Captain
Anthony HastingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
BWAS-1603
1690 - 1692Captain
John BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1694
BWAS-1603
1693 - 1694Captain
William WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1703
BWAS-1603
24.5.1697 - 18.11.1698Second Captain
Christopher FoggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1708
ADM 6/4/99
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.5.1697 - 18.11.1698Commodore
Basil BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
ADM 6/4/99
BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.10.1695 - 25.12.1695First Lieutenant
James MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
Transfered ADM 6/3/97
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 24.11.1695
ADM 6/3
4.10.1695 - 25.12.1695Second Lieutenant
William Villiers BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/97
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 24.11.1695
ADM 6/3
4.10.1695 - 25.12.1695Third Lieutenant
George MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
Transfered ADM 6/3/97
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 24.11.1695
ADM 6/3

8 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.12.1694 - 25.4.1695Boatswain
Thomas WildesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1695
ADM 6/3/125
ADM 6/3
26.4.1695 - 16.3.1695/96Boatswain
Peter TisdellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/111
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 1.1.1695/96
ADM 6/3
4.10.1695 - 1695Gunner
William AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/98
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 6.12.1695
ADM 6/3
1696Carpenter
Henry HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/47
ADM 6/4
17.3.1695/96 - 22.10.1696Boatswain
Thomas HolmwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/137
ADM 6/3
14.9.1696 - 1696Chaplain
William CleevesBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/25
ADM 6/4
19.9.1696 - 1696Purser
Richard NicholsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
23.10.1696 - 1696Boatswain
William StollardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/40
ADM 6/4

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
18.2.1688/89 - 1.1692Volunteer
Johnathon DodsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1693
ADM 107/1/28
ADM 107/1
17.6.1690 - 9.7.1693Midshipman
John CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1731
Transfered ADM 107/1/73
ADM 107/1
25.12.1690 - 6.9.1691Midshipman
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 107/1/90
ADM 107/1
3.5.1691 - 28.7.1691Boatswain's Mate
John LillywhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695
ADM 107/1/93
ADM 107/1
29.7.1691 - 3.6.1693Midshipman
John LillywhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695
ADM 107/1/93
ADM 107/1
1696Volunteer
Daniel GoffsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
17.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Richard ChepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/26
ADM 6/4
20.10.1696 - 1696Volunteer
James ManbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/38
ADM 6/4
7.11.1696 - 1696Volunteer
William FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1706
ADM 6/4/43
ADM 6/4
25.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
John MountraversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/78
ADM 6/4

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
11.4.1690 - 2.5.1691Able Seaman
John LillywhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695
ADM 107/1/93
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
14.8.1679Commissioned only to be moved to Chatham DYBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
25.4.1694Took the Ship
La Naiade (16) 1694-1694
French 16 Gun
Privateer Ship
BWAS-1603
18.11.1698Paid offADM 51

 

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