Russell

150
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.6.1692BWAS-1603
Launched3.6.1692B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-Deckers
Designed byJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
ConstructorPaul Stigant (d.1717)B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild9.1707B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Russell' (1709) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck155' 6"Imperial Feet47.2468 
Length of Keel128' 6"Imperial Feet39.0198 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,177Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck155' 6"Imperial Feet47.2468 
Length of Keel126' 6"Imperial Feet38.4107 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,177 1694Tons BM 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 708 Imperial Pound ( 321.078 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Quarterdeck16 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 726 Imperial Pound ( 329.241 kg)B065
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.2.1690/91490Design Complement

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.6.1692 - 1693CaptainCharles Brittiff (d.1703)BWAS-16031.10.1692 - 1693CaptainDavid Lambert (d.1703)B0511694CaptainSir John Norris (1670-1749)BWAS-160330.1.1699/0 - 17.3.1699/0CaptainChristopher Myngs ADM 6/6/21ADM 6/63.4.1701 - 25.12.1701CaptainSir John Norris (1670-1749) ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/629.12.1701 - 13.1.1701/2CaptainFrancis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/614.1.1701/2 - 12.3.1701/2CaptainThomas Fowlis (d.1703) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/613.3.1701/2 - 3.1.1702/3CaptainIsaac Townsend (d.1731) ADM 6/7/19BWAS-16034.1.1702/3 - 10.12.1704CaptainIsaac Townsend (d.1731) ADM 6/7/70ADM 6/721.12.1704 - 31.12.1705CaptainSamuel Vincent (d.1719) ADM 6/8/124BWAS-160329.5.1707 - 9.1707CaptainRobert Bokenham (d.1708) ADM 6/9/73ADM 6/9

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1693 - 1694Rear-AdmiralThomas Hopson (1643-1717)ODNB

21 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.5.1696 - 1.2.1699/0Second LieutenantJames Lienbergh ADM 6/4/52
Commission confirmed 5.12.1696
ADM 6/4
25.5.1696 - 28.2.1696/97First LieutenantJohn Chilley (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/4/41
Commission confirmed 27.10.1696
ADM 6/4
15.8.1696 - 10.5.1699Third LieutenantGeorge Graydon ADM 6/4/40
Commission confirmed 16.10.1696
ADM 6/4
2.2.1699/0 - 6.4.1701First LieutenantThomas Wilshaw ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/62.2.1699/0 - 17.3.1699/0Second LieutenantEdward Dursley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/62.2.1699/0 - 17.3.1699/0Third LieutenantJohn Constable (d.1743) ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/67.4.1701 - 31.12.1701First LieutenantUnton Deering (d.1706) ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/69.4.1701 - 22.7.1701Third LieutenantCharles Howard (d.1707) ADM 6/6/86ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 15.1.1701/2First LieutenantHumphrey Parker ADM 6/6/127ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 12.3.1701/2Second LieutenantJames Wilson (c.1672-?) ADM 6/6/129ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Third LieutenantJonathon Wilson ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 12.3.1701/2First LieutenantJoseph Taylor (c.1664-?) ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/613.3.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Second LieutenantJames Brothers ADM 6/7/19ADM 6/715.5.1702 - 16.11.1702First LieutenantRobert Hopper (c.1666-?) ADM 6/7/36ADM 6/717.11.1702 - 1702First LieutenantRobert Hopper (c.1666-?) ADM 6/7/60ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 20.12.1704Second LieutenantJames Brothers ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 29.8.1703Third LieutenantJames Pamflet (d.1727) ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/730.8.1703 - 9.5.1704Third LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/79
Commission confirmed 20.5.1704
ADM 6/8
15.12.1704 - 1705First LieutenantSamuel Chadwick (d.1727) ADM 6/8/121ADM 6/821.12.1704 - 1.1.1705/6Second LieutenantJohn Hemmington (d.1757) ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/824.12.1704 - 31.12.1705Third LieutenantDavid Taverner ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/8

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.4.1693 - 19.1.1693/94MidshipmanDavid Lambert (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/57ADM 107/121.7.1693 - 8.5.1694MidshipmanWilliam Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/91ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
14.1.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-orderLeonard Jones ADM 6/7/78ADM 6/1315.1.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-orderLeonard Hewelson ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/135.2.1705 - 9.2.1706Volunteer-per-orderWilliam Young ADM 107/2/266RNLPC

Service History


DateEventSource
1694To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1702In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1703To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1705In the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
18.8.1707Laid up at WoolwichBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
 

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