Yarmouth

147
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.1.1690/91BWAS-1603
Launched7.1.1694/95B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Constructor Nicholas BarrettB028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1707B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Yarmouth' (1709) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 10"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel123' 11"Imperial Feet37.4915 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.2174 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,059Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 10"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel123' 11"Imperial Feet37.4915 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.2174 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,059 194Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 479.5 Imperial Pound ( 217.4536 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1695440 BWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 2.1696Captain James Moody (d.1724)BWAS-16032.1696 - 8.2.1696/97Captain William WhetstoneBWAS-160315.5.1697 - 1.5.1699Captain William Cleveland ADM 6/4/98BWAS-16032.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Captain John Johnson (d.1703) ADM 6/5/45BWAS-160326.2.1700/1 - 30.5.1701Captain William Whetstone ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/631.5.1701 - 1.2.1701/2Captain David Greenhill (d.1716) ADM 6/6/100BWAS-16036.2.1701/2 - 17.4.1703Captain William Prowther (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/7B05127.4.1703 - 3.5.1703Captain Samuel Martin (d.1705) ADM 6/8/148
Commission confirmed 5.2.1704/5
BWAS-1603
4.5.1703 - 5.1.1703/4Captain Thomas Mathews (1676-1750) ADM 6/8/30
Commission confirmed 27.11.1703
BWAS-1603
12.1.1703/4 - 10.1.1705/6Captain Jasper Hicks (d.1714) ADM 6/8/41B05119.1.1705/6 - 22.3.1705/6Captain John Edwards ADM 6/8/223ADM 6/8

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.8.1695 - 10.5.1699Second Lieutenant Richard Edwards ADM 6/3/71ADM 6/312.8.1695 - 10.5.1699Third Lieutenant Richard Rowzier (d.1745) ADM 6/3/71ADM 6/32.9.1695 - 6.9.1695First LieutenantSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/3/74ADM 6/37.9.1695 - 9.5.1699First Lieutenant Samuel Lancaster ADM 6/3/76ADM 6/315.12.1697 - 31.3.1699Second Lieutenant Robert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 6/4/131ADM 6/49.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Second Lieutenant Thomas Langrish ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 27.6.1699First Lieutenant Matthew Tate (d.1711/12) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Third Lieutenant William Herriott (d.1735) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/527.2.1700/1 - 24.9.1701First Lieutenant Henry Maynard (d.1742) ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 24.9.1701Second Lieutenant John Sorrell (d.1703) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 23.10.1701Third Lieutenant Edward Thompson ADM 6/6/67ADM 6/625.9.1701 - 4.5.1703First Lieutenant John Sorrell (d.1703) ADM 6/6/114ADM 6/625.9.1701 - 3.5.1703Second Lieutenant Caesar Brooks (c.1674-1711) ADM 6/6/114ADM 6/624.10.1701 - 6.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant James Hodsall ADM 6/6/119ADM 6/610.2.1701/2 - 3.5.1703Third Lieutenant Charles Roche (d.1708) ADM 6/7/8ADM 6/74.5.1703 - 15.1.1705/6First Lieutenant Caesar Brooks (c.1674-1711) ADM 6/8/33
Commission confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
4.5.1703 - 22.3.1705/6Second Lieutenant Peter Solgard (d.1738/39) ADM 6/8/30
Commission confirmed 27.11.1703
ADM 6/8
4.5.1703 - 25.7.1704Third Lieutenant Lawrence Jeffrys ADM 6/8/26
Commission confirmed 20.11.1703
ADM 6/8
26.7.1704 - 10.1.1705/6Third Lieutenant Roger Green (d.1714) ADM 6/8/215
Commission confirmed 2.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
11.1.1705/6 - 22.3.1705/6First Lieutenant John Wood ADM 6/8/219ADM 6/8

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1703/4 - 15.1.1705/6Volunteer-per-order Leonard Hickes ADM 107/3/6ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer Ralph Wallis ADM 6/3/10ADM 6/315.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer George Wallis ADM 6/3/10ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1696Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1697Returned homeBWAS-1603
1702Operations against CadizB051
1703In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga

 

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