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Devonshire

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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 TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
B028
Constructor
William WyattBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1704BWAS-1603
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Devonshire' (1704) (80) 1704-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

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 - 2.9.1695Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1686-1704
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
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

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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