Nominal Guns70BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned8.6.1679BWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1603
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth40' 2 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,031 8894Tons BM 


3.1679/80Broadside Weight = 616.5 Imperial Pound ( 279.5831 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77460Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

8.6.1679 - 15.6.1680CaptainJohn Perryman (d.1680)BWAS-16031689CaptainLawrence WrightBWAS-16031689 - 1690CaptainMatthew Tennant (d.1690)BWAS-16031690 - 12.9.1691CaptainGeorge Mees (d.1697)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

7.1689 - 1689Second LieutenantRobert Wilmot (d.1695)ref:1059

Service History

30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
12.9.1691Burnt by accident at Portsmouth, and then hulkedBWAS-1603
1717Hulk broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1603


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