Nominal Guns60
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
Ship Class1691 Program - 60 gun 4th Rates
Designed by John Tippetts
Constructor Zachariah Modbury (d.1694)
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild9.7.1716
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Medway' (1718) (60)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck145' 3"Imperial Feet44.1977 
Length of Keel119' 0"Imperial Feet36.2712 
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen914 294Tons BM 


10.1694Broadside Weight = 408 Imperial Pound ( 185.028 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1694240Peacetime EstablishmentBWAS-1714

10 Commanding Officers

16.5.1694 - 16.1.1694/95Captain Roger Bellwood (d.1697)BWAS-17148.6.1696 - 14.5.1697Captain William Cleveland ADM 6/4/33
Commission confirmed 2.10.1696
28.4.1697 - 27.12.1699Captain John Baker (1660-1716) ADM 6/4/94BWAS-171426.2.1700/1 - 13.1.1701/2Captain Charles Wager (1666-1743) ADM 6/6/62BWAS-171414.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Captain William Prowther (d.1703) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/66.2.1701/2 - 24.1.1704/5Captain James Littleton (1668-1722/23) ADM 6/7/7BWAS-171425.1.1704/5 - 1.9.1706CaptainThe Hon. Henry Mordaunt (c.1681-1709/10) ADM 6/8/149BWAS-17142.9.1706 - 17.10.1708Captain Edward Owen (d.1708)† ADM 6/9/108
Commission confirmed 3.12.1707
18.10.1708 - 22.9.1710Captain William Cock ADM 6/9/190BWAS-171423.9.1710 - 18.10.1712Captain John Mighells (d.1746) ADM 6/11/69ADM 6/11

20 Commissioned Officers

18.8.1696 - 23.8.1697Second Lieutenant Paul Sorrell ADM 6/4/126
Commission confirmed 24.11.1697
ADM 6/4
24.8.1697 - 29.3.1698Second Lieutenant Charles Kendall (d.1743/44) ADM 6/4/115ADM 6/43.9.1697 - 27.12.1699First Lieutenant John Warham (d.c.1704) ADM 6/4/116ADM 6/430.3.1698 - 27.12.1699Second Lieutenant Mathew Gregory ADM 6/5/15ADM 6/527.2.1700/1 - 28.2.1703/4First Lieutenant Andrew Ley ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 26.10.1703Second Lieutenant John Horseman (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/627.10.1703 - 30.8.1704Second Lieutenant Charles Bunting (c.1671-?) ADM 6/8/20ADM 6/831.8.1704 - 29.4.1705Second Lieutenant Joshua Banaster (1675-1738) ADM 6/8/91ADM 6/81.3.1704/5 - 1.1.1705/6First Lieutenant Samuel Cockayne (d.1746) ADM 6/8/158ADM 6/830.4.1705 - 13.1.1706/7Second Lieutenant Robert Faulkner (c.1678-1744) ADM 6/8/174ADM 6/82.1.1705/6 - 23.9.1707First Lieutenant Charles Kendall (d.1743/44) ADM 6/8/215ADM 6/814.1.1706/7 - 2.12.1708Second Lieutenant Robert Maynard (d.1750) ADM 6/9/65
Commission confirmed 29.4.1707
ADM 6/9
24.9.1707 - 27.12.1708First Lieutenant George Squire ADM 6/9/93ADM 6/93.12.1708 - 16.10.1709Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Ramsey (d.1711) ADM 6/9/12ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 16.10.1709First Lieutenant George Colt (c.1680-?) ADM 6/9/18ADM 6/1017.10.1709 - 1711First Lieutenant Nathaniel Ramsey (d.1711)† ADM 6/10/95ADM 6/1017.10.1709 - 20.7.1712Second Lieutenant John Norbury ADM 6/10/95ADM 6/1018.1.1711/12 - 8.2.1711/12First Lieutenant Peter Solgard (d.1738/39) ADM 6/11/188ADM 6/119.2.1711/12 - 11.12.1712First Lieutenant Joseph Hele (d.1743) ADM 6/11/192ADM 6/1121.7.1712 - 11.12.1712Second Lieutenant John Barker ADM 6/11/217ADM 6/11

1 Petty Officer

29.10.1706 - 5.9.1707Midshipman John Markett (d.bef.1752) ADM 107/2/144ADM107/2

Service History

10.1694Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
5.1696Returned homeBWAS-1714
11.8.1696Took the Ship La Duchesse de Maine
2.9.1696Took the Ship La Constante BWAS-1603
22.10.1696Took the Ship Le Saint Louis (42) BWAS-1603
4.11.1696Took the Ship L'Arc en Ciel (32) BWAS-1603
1697On the Irish stationBWAS-1714
30.4.1697Took the Ship Pontchartrain (50) BWAS-1603
27.12.1699Paid offADM 51
1702Sailed to Newfoundland
10.5.1702Took the Barque Longue La Trompette (8)
1703In the Channel
1703Refitted as a 64 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
15.9.1703Took the Privateer La Ferme in the Channel
20.10.1703Took the Privateer La Revanche in the Channel
3.8.1704Took the Privateer Le Saint Michel in the Channel
15.8.1704Took the Privateer Le Comte de Revel in the Channel
17.8.1704Took the Privateer Les Trois Provinces (24) in the Channel
1705With Byng's squadron in the Bay of Biscay
6.2.1704/5Took the Privateer Le Phelypeaux
12.2.1704/5Took the Privateer Le Bonaventure
15.2.1705Took the Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre La Thétis (44) BWAS-1603
15.2.1704/5Took the Storeship L'Elephant
3.4.1705Took the Privateer La Minerve
8.8.1705Took the Ship of the Line L'Auguste (60)
1706Took the Privateer L'Upton
19.4.1708Took the Privateer La Levrette
7.6.1708Took the Privateer La Madame de Maintenon
18.7.1709Took the Privateer La Dauphine
24.8.1709Took the Frégate Légère La Diane (16)
1.10.1709Took the Privateer Le Mars
1710Sailed to Lisbon and the ChannelBWAS-1603
9.7.1710Took the Privateer Le Sage Solomon
26.10.1710Took the Privateer La Confiance
3.12.1710Took the Privateer L'Aimable François
13.6.1712Took the Privateer L'Intrépide
18.10.1712Paid offADM 51
9.7.1716Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildBWAS-1714


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