Cornwall

149
Nominal Guns80B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.3.1690/91BWAS-1603
Launched23.4.1692B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardSouthampton - Hampshire B065
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-DeckersB065
Designed by John TippettsBWAS-1603
Constructor John WinterBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1704B065
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Cornwall' (1706) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck156' 4"Imperial Feet47.5506 
Length of Keel129' 6"Imperial Feet39.3245 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,186Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 4"Imperial Feet47.5506 
Length of Keel129' 6"Imperial Feet39.3245 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,186 3194Tons BM 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 726 Imperial Pound ( 329.241 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Quarterdeck16 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1693Broadside Weight = 552 Imperial Pound ( 250.332 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck16 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703520EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1703360Peace EstablishmentBWAS-1714

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 6.6.1696Captain Edward Boys (d.1696) TransferedBWAS-160314.9.1696 - 7.12.1698Captain Robert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/4/25ADM 6/43.4.1701 - 13.1.1701/2CaptainSir Henry Robinson (d.1701) ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/614.1.1701/2 - 10.6.1702Captain Richard Lestock (d.1713) Transfered ADM 6/6/130BWAS-16034.1.1702/3 - 1.7.1703Captain William Cross (d.1746) Transfered ADM 6/7/70ADM 6/7

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.4.1696 - 25.11.1697Third Lieutenant William Haddock ADM 6/4/26ADM 6/415.9.1696 - 7.12.1698First Lieutenant Samuel Mead (d.1725)ADM 6/416.9.1696 - 7.12.1698Second Lieutenant Thomas Browne (c.1659-?)ADM 6/426.11.1697 - 7.12.1698Third Lieutenant Joseph Berry ADM 6/4/128ADM 6/45.4.1701 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant George Hawes (d.1703) ADM 6/6/84ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 20.10.1701Second Lieutenant Gilbert Frankland (d.1702) Transfered ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 15.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant Charles Squibb (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/617.1.1701/2 - 1.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant Francis Percy (c.1676-1740/41) ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 17.11.1702First Lieutenant Robert Hobbs ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/627.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant George Watts (d.bef.1706/7) ADM 6/6/140ADM 6/62.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant Francis Percy (c.1676-1740/41) ADM 6/7/4ADM 6/718.11.1702 - 30.6.1703First Lieutenant Robert Studley (d.1717) ADM 6/7/60ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 7.7.1703Second Lieutenant Joseph Risby (d.1720) Transfered ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 3.6.1703Third Lieutenant Thomas Billop (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/715.7.1703 - 27.9.1703First Lieutenant Richard Holford ADM 6/8/6ADM 6/821.7.1703 - 21.1.1703/4Third Lieutenant James Price (d.1704) ADM 6/8/7ADM 6/825.9.1703 - 13.7.1704Second Lieutenant Digby Dent (c.1680-1737) Transfered ADM 6/8/16ADM 6/828.9.1703 - 13.7.1704First Lieutenant William Weighman (c.1666-?) Transfered ADM 6/8/17ADM 6/822.1.1703/4 - 21.7.1704Third Lieutenant James Crawford ADM 6/8/108
Confirmed 7.11.1704
ADM 6/8

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1691/92 - 31.10.1692Gunner Bowden Nightingale (c.1659-?) ADM 107/1/18ADM 107/11703 - 18.1.1702/3Cook John Dalling ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/716.1.1702/3 - 1703Cook Jones ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.5.1692 - 10.12.1692Midshipman Philip Boys (1671-1726/27) ADM 107/1/41ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
7.12.1698Paid offADM 51
21.7.1704Paid offADM 51
8.1704Broken up to rebuld as a three-decker 80BWAS-1714

 

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