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Yarmouth

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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.1.1690/91BWAS-1603
Launched7.1.1694/95B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Constructor
Nicholas BarrettBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1690-1695
B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1707B028
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Yarmouth' (1709) (70) 1709-1769
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1740 Renamed "Yarmouth Hulk"

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 2.1696Captain
James MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1721
BWAS-1603
2.1696 - 8.2.1696/97Captain
William WhetstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1705
BWAS-1603
15.5.1697 - 1.5.1699Captain
William ClevelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1717
ADM 6/4/98
BWAS-1603
2.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Captain
John JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1703
ADM 6/5/45
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/1 - 30.5.1701Captain
William WhetstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1705
ADM 6/6/61
ADM 6/6
31.5.1701 - 1.2.1701/2Captain
David GreenhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1706
ADM 6/6/100
BWAS-1603
6.2.1701/2 - 17.4.1703Captain
William ProwtherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
† ADM 6/7/7
B051
27.4.1703 - 3.5.1703Captain
Samuel MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/8/148
Confirmed 5.2.1704/5
BWAS-1603
4.5.1703 - 5.1.1703/4Captain
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
Transfered ADM 6/8/30
Confirmed 27.11.1703
BWAS-1603
12.1.1703/4 - 10.1.1705/6Captain
Jasper HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/41
B051
19.1.1705/6 - 22.3.1705/6Captain
John EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/8/223
ADM 6/8

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.8.1695 - 10.5.1699Second Lieutenant
Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1699
ADM 6/3/71
Issued by
Lord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1686

Confirmed 16.8.1695
ADM 6/3
12.8.1695 - 10.5.1699Third Lieutenant
Richard RowzierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/3/71
Issued by
Lord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1686

Confirmed 16.8.1695
ADM 6/3
2.9.1695 - 6.9.1695First Lieutenant
Sir George WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1736
Transfered ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
7.9.1695 - 9.5.1699First Lieutenant
Samuel LancasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
ADM 6/3/76
ADM 6/3
15.12.1697 - 31.3.1699Second Lieutenant
Robert JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1715
Transfered ADM 6/4/131
ADM 6/4
9.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Second Lieutenant
Thomas LangrishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1704
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 27.6.1699First Lieutenant
Matthew TateBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1711
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Third Lieutenant
William HerriottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1795
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
27.2.1700/1 - 24.9.1701First Lieutenant
Henry MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/62
ADM 6/6
28.2.1700/1 - 24.9.1701Second Lieutenant
John SorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
4.3.1700/1 - 23.10.1701Third Lieutenant
Edward ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 6/6/67
ADM 6/6
25.9.1701 - 3.5.1703First Lieutenant
John SorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/6/114
ADM 6/6
25.9.1701 - 3.5.1703Second Lieutenant
Caesar BrooksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/6/114
ADM 6/6
24.10.1701 - 6.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant
James HodsallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1710
Transfered ADM 6/6/119
ADM 6/6
10.2.1701/2 - 3.5.1703Third Lieutenant
Charles RocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1706
ADM 6/7/8
ADM 6/7
4.5.1703 - 15.1.1705/6First Lieutenant
Caesar BrooksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/8/33
Confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
4.5.1703 - 22.3.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Peter SolgardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1727
ADM 6/8/30
Confirmed 27.11.1703
ADM 6/8
4.5.1703 - 25.7.1704Third Lieutenant
Lawrence JeffrysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1704
ADM 6/8/26
Confirmed 20.11.1703
ADM 6/8
26.7.1704 - 10.1.1705/6Third Lieutenant
Roger GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/8/215
Confirmed 2.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
11.1.1705/6 - 22.3.1705/6First Lieutenant
John WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1738
ADM 6/8/219
ADM 6/8

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1694/95 - 1695Chaplain
Robert BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/29
ADM 6/3
3.5.1695 - 1695Cook
Hugh JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3
8.1.1696/97 - 1697Purser
James TowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/89
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 14.4.1697
ADM 6/4

9 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Ralph WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/10
ADM 6/3
15.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
George WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/3/10
ADM 6/3
19.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Ralph WallyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/30
ADM 6/3
19.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
George WallyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/30
ADM 6/3
1.3.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Phillip RollorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/38
ADM 6/3
17.4.1697 - 6.6.1697Volunteer
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/4/90
ADM 6/4
29.3.1700 - 6.5.1700Volunteer-per-order
Henry LangrishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1712
Transfered ADM 107/1/290
ADM 107/1
31.3.1701 - 19.10.1701Volunteer-per-order
William PooleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1720
Transfered ADM 107/2/139
ADM 107/2
15.1.1703/4 - 15.1.1705/6Volunteer-per-order
Leonard HickesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1713
Transfered ADM 107/3/6
ADM 107/3

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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