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
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorWilliam Wyatt (d.1693)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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 - 2.9.1695CaptainHenry Haughton (d.1703)BWAS-16032.9.1695 - 30.12.1695CaptainThomas Fowlis (d.1703) ADM 6/3/74ADM 6/330.12.1695 - 6.5.1696CaptainThomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/3/108ADM 6/37.5.1696 - 11.12.1698CaptainJohn 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 LieutenantJohn Pepys ADM 6/3/74ADM 6/329.11.1695 - 3.1.1695/96Third LieutenantElias Waffe ADM 6/3/97ADM 6/34.1.1695/96 - 7.5.1696Third LieutenantHenry Thornhill (d.1701) ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/315.5.1696 - 15.1.1696/97Third LieutenantThomas Lawrence (d.1747) ADM 6/4/39
Commission confirmed 21.10.1696
ADM 6/4
19.1.1696/97 - 11.12.1698Third LieutenantThomas Kempthorne (d.1736) ADM 6/4/63ADM 6/4

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.12.1695 - 1696Volunteer-per-orderJohn Dobney (d.1741) ADM 6/3/98ADM 6/3

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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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