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Devonshire

148
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.3.1690/91B028
Launched5.4.1692B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-Deckers (1691)B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692
B028
Constructor
William WyattBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1704BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel126' 11"Imperial Feet38.4058 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,158Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel126' 11"Imperial Feet38.4058 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,158Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 734.5 Imperial Pound ( 333.0963 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck28 British Culverin

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.2.1690/91490Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 19.8.1695Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
Transfered ADM 6/21/71
BWAS-1603
2.9.1695 - 30.12.1695Captain
Thomas FowlisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1703
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
30.12.1695 - 6.5.1696Captain
Thomas LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1703
ADM 6/3/108
ADM 6/3
7.5.1696 - 11.12.1698Captain
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1711
ADM 6/4/74
Confirmed 16.2.1696/97
ADM 6/4

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 11.12.1698First Lieutenant
John PepysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1709
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
29.11.1695 - 3.1.1695/96Third Lieutenant
Elias WaffeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 6/3/97
ADM 6/3
4.1.1695/96 - 7.5.1696Third Lieutenant
Henry ThornhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1700
ADM 6/3/113
ADM 6/3
15.5.1696 - 15.1.1696/97Third Lieutenant
Thomas LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
Transfered ADM 6/4/39
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1696
ADM 6/4
19.1.1696/97 - 11.12.1698Third Lieutenant
Thomas KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1719
ADM 6/4/63
ADM 6/4

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.5.1694 - 1695Boatswain
Francis GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/87
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 21.10.1695
ADM 6/3
1695 - 1.1.1695/96Chaplain
John BollingbrokeBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/116
ADM 6/3
4.12.1695 - 3.12.1695Volunteer
Thomas HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/98
ADM 6/3
2.1.1695/96 - 4.2.1695/96Chaplain
Nicholas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/110
ADM 6/3
5.2.1695/96 - 14.5.1696Chaplain
Hanbury SandsBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/126
ADM 6/3
8.12.1696 - 1696Carpenter
John BaulchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/52
ADM 6/4

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1695/96 - 30.8.1696Volunteer-per-order
Lewis BillingsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1707
Transfered ADM 6/3/122
ADM 107/1
16.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Charles WicksteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/26
ADM 6/4
5.10.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Edmund PickardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/34
ADM 6/4
5.10.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Finch HerwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/34
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1692Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
14.8.1697Action of 1697-08-14
11.12.1698Paid offADM 51
10.1701Awaiting rebuilding at WoolwichBWAS-1603

 

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