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Centurion

143
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.3.1689/90BWAS-1603
Launched6.3.1690/91BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1692B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up4.2.1728/29BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck125' 8 ½"Imperial Feet38.1127 
Length of Keel105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Breadth33' 2"Imperial Feet10.0753 
Depth in Hold13' 5"Imperial Feet4.0047 
Burthen614 3594Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside 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
1692230 BWAS-1603

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1690/91 - 8.1692Captain
Francis WyvellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1716
BWAS-1603
8.1692 - 1693Captain
John BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1694
Transfered
BWAS-1603
24.5.1695 - 30.9.1695Captain
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1708
BWAS-1603
21.2.1700/1 - 13.1.1701/2Captain
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1708
ADM 6/6/57
ADM 6/6
14.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Captain
James LittletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1719
Transfered ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
6.2.1701/2 - 14.8.1704Captain
John HerneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
ADM 6/7/7
BWAS-1603
12.8.1705 - 1.10.1705Captain
John CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
Transfered ADM 6/8/191
Confirmed 25.8.1705
BWAS-1603
31.1.1705/6 - 5.10.1708Captain
William FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/8/226
BWAS-1603
17.10.1708 - 20.6.1710Captain
John MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
ADM 6/11/56
Confirmed 5.7.1710
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 1.3.1714/15Captain
Robert JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1715
ADM 6/11/116
BWAS-1603
2.3.1714/15 - 12.6.1718Captain
Charles SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/12/30
BWAS-1603
13.6.1718 - 23.3.1718/19Captain
Charles BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/137
BWAS-1603

25 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.12.1690 - 4.1.1690/91Second Lieutenant
Thomas MeadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1715
Transfered ADM 106/436/49
ADM 106
21.10.1697 - 26.2.1700/1First Lieutenant
Harcott MeeseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/4/120
ADM 6/4
21.10.1697 - 16.1.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Philip CavendishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1743
ADM 6/4/120
ADM 6/4
27.2.1700/1 - 17.6.1703First Lieutenant
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
18.6.1703 - 1.1.1705/6First Lieutenant
Charles KendallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1728
Transfered ADM 6/7/132
ADM 6/7
18.6.1703 - 15.8.1704Second Lieutenant
Cornelius VotierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1715
Transfered ADM 6/8/132
ADM 6/7
12.6.1704 - 17.8.1704Third Lieutenant
John SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1707
ADM 6/8/123
Confirmed 19.12.1704
ADM 6/8
31.1.1705/6 - 10.3.1705/6First Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/8/226
ADM 6/8
31.1.1705/6 - 28.9.1707Second Lieutenant
John DobneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 6/8/226
ADM 6/8
11.3.1705/6 - 6.7.1708First Lieutenant
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1753
ADM 6/8/238
ADM 6/8
13.3.1705/6 - 17.10.1708First Lieutenant
John DobneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 6/8/240
ADM 6/8
29.9.1707 - 27.10.1708Second Lieutenant
Thomas LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
ADM 6/11/55
Confirmed 29.6.1710
ADM 6/11
18.10.1708 - 27.10.1708First Lieutenant
James DalzellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1712
Transfered ADM 6/11/10
Confirmed 1.12.1709
ADM 6/11
28.10.1708 - 20.6.1710First Lieutenant
Thomas LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
ADM 6/11/55
Confirmed 29.6.1710
ADM 6/11
10.1.1709/10 - 20.6.1710Second Lieutenant
Roger GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/11/57
Confirmed 10.7.1710
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 10.12.1711First Lieutenant
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
Transfered ADM 6/11/116
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 27.2.1711/12Second Lieutenant
Kinan FitzpatrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1721
ADM 6/11/116
ADM 6/11
11.12.1711 - 25.2.1711/12First Lieutenant
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
ADM 6/11/181
ADM 6/11
26.2.1711/12 - 26.2.1712/13First Lieutenant
John PaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
ADM 6/11/196
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 3.3.1714/15First Lieutenant
Kinan FitzpatrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1721
ADM 6/11/268
Confirmed 4.8.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 1.10.1714Second Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
ADM 6/11/265
Confirmed 23.6.1713
ADM 6/11
2.10.1714 - 3.3.1714/15Second Lieutenant
Rupert WaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 5.7.1717
ADM 6/12
4.3.1714/15 - 13.9.1716First Lieutenant
Yelverton PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1742
Transfered ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
13.6.1718 - 11.4.1719First Lieutenant
Charles BignallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
ADM 6/12/137
ADM 6/12
13.6.1718 - 23.3.1718/19Second Lieutenant
George WestonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1727
ADM 6/12/137
ADM 6/12

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 7.4.1695Purser
William SelbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/44
ADM 6/3
1695 - 16.6.1695Gunner
Stephen FisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/62
ADM 6/3
18.1.1694/95 - 1695Chaplain
LamieBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/30
ADM 6/23
26.1.1694/95 - 1695Boatswain
Mathew CombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/31
ADM 6/3
8.4.1695 - 1695Purser
William FowneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/44
ADM 6/3
17.6.1695 - 1695Gunner
Charles CuthbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/62
ADM 6/3
1709 - 8.11.1709Chaplain
Robert WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709
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7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.4.1691 - 18.11.1692Midshipman
Robert BoydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1695
ADM 107/1/92
ADM 107/1
10.12.1692 - 15.9.1693Midshipman
Philip BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1713
ADM 107/1/41
ADM 107/1
2.5.1695 - 3.1696/97Volunteer
Lord James Berkeley (Viscount Dursley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/3/53
ADM 6/3
27.8.1700 - 8.9.1703Volunteer-per-order
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 107/2/62
ADM 107/2
9.9.1703 - 27.10.1705Midshipman
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 107/2/62
ADM 107/2
26.5.1722 - 14.10.1722Master's Mate
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3
14.10.1722 - 15.3.1722/23Midshipman
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
5.5.1692Took the Ship
La Farouche (12) 1692-1692
French 12 Gun
Privateer Ship

19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
17.7.1692Took the Ship
La Machine (12) 1690-1692
French 12 Gun
Privateer Ship
BWAS-1603
9.1692Took some privateers off the Scottish coastBWAS-1603
12.6.1693Took the Privateer
Les Deux Frères 1693-1693
French Privateer

20.1.1693/94Took the Privateer
La Galante 1694-1694
French Privateer

24.2.1693/94Action against privateers in the North SeaBWAS-1603
23.2.1694/95Took the Privateer
L'Obéissance 1695-1695
French Privateer
in the North Sea

13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705In home watersBWAS-1603
1706Off OstendBWAS-1603
1707Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.1708Operations against MinorcaBWAS-1603
8.11.1709

In action with Defiance against a French 70 and a French 60-gun ships

BWAS-1603
1711In the Downs squadronBWAS-1603
26.10.1711Took the Privateer
Le Jeune Abraham 1711-1711
French Privateer

1712Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
12.11.1714Paid offADM 51
1715In the BalticBWAS-1603
1718in Home watersBWAS-1603
11.4.1719

Paid off

ADM 51
4.2.1728/29Docked at Plymouth to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 
 

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