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-DeckersB028
Designed by John TippettsB028
Constructor William Wyatt (d.1693)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1704BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Devonshire' (1704) (80)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 2.9.1695Captain Henry Haughton (d.1703)BWAS-16032.9.1695 - 30.12.1695Captain Thomas Fowlis (d.1703) ADM 6/3/74ADM 6/330.12.1695 - 6.5.1696Captain Thomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/3/108ADM 6/37.5.1696 - 11.12.1698Captain John Hubbard (d.1723) ADM 6/4/74
Commission confirmed 16.2.1696/97
ADM 6/4

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 11.12.1698First Lieutenant John Pepys ADM 6/3/74ADM 6/329.11.1695 - 3.1.1695/96Third Lieutenant Elias Waffe ADM 6/3/97ADM 6/34.1.1695/96 - 7.5.1696Third Lieutenant Henry Thornhill (d.1701) ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/315.5.1696 - 15.1.1696/97Third Lieutenant Thomas Lawrence (d.1747) ADM 6/4/39
Commission confirmed 21.10.1696
ADM 6/4
19.1.1696/97 - 11.12.1698Third Lieutenant Thomas Kempthorne (d.1736) ADM 6/4/63ADM 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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