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Canterbury

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Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.2.1691/92BWAS-1603
Launched18.12.1693BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardRedhouse - Deptford B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 60 gun 4th Rates (1691)B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692
B028
Constructor
Edward SnelgroveBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1696
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild19.11.1720BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck144' 9"Imperial Feet43.8964 
Length of Keel119' 3"Imperial Feet36.2752 
Breadth37' 9"Imperial Feet11.3103 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen903 87 /94Tons BM 

Armament


18.12.1693Broadside Weight = 410 Imperial Pound ( 185.9354 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1691365Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.12.1693 - 7.6.1695Captain
Basil BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
ADM 6/4/86
BWAS-1603
8.6.1695 - 31.10.1697Captain
Andrew LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1697
ADM 6/4/92
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 22.4.1697
BWAS-1603
3.4.1701 - 20.10.1701Captain
Kerrit RoffeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/6/83
BWAS-1603
21.10.1701 - 2.2.1701/2Captain
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1715
ADM 6/6/118
ADM 6/6
2.2.1701/2 - 29.4.1703Captain
William WhetstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1705
BWAS-1603
30.4.1703 - 7.6.1703Captain
Robert ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1721
Transfered ADM 6/8/34
Confirmed 13.12.1703
ADM 6/8
8.6.1703 - 21.8.1710Captain
Sir George WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1736
Transfered ADM 5/8/47
Confirmed 12.2.1703/4
BWAS-1603
26.12.1710 - 24.12.1714Captain
Salmon MorriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1732
ADM 6/11/89
BWAS-1603
6.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
31.3.1718 - 15.6.1720Captain
Sir George WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1736
ADM 6/12/127
BWAS-1603

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1696 - 20.1.1697/98First Lieutenant
John CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/4/85
Issued by
James MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1721

Confirmed 27.3.1697
ADM 6/4
9.1.1696/97 - 6.6.1697Second Lieutenant
Richard CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1704
ADM 6/4/86
Issued by
John NevilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1696

Confirmed 31.3.1697
ADM 6/4
7.6.1697 - 20.1.1697/98Second Lieutenant
Brudenell RaleighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
ADM 6/4/103
ADM 6/4
5.4.1701 - 3.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant
George TredenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1702
ADM 6/6/85
ADM 6/6
14.4.1701 - 27.4.1703First Lieutenant
John HendersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1671-1699
ADM 6/6
23.6.1702 - 5.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Alexander OrrokBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
Transfered ADM 6/8/39
Confirmed 3.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
28.4.1703 - 4.12.1706First Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1716
ADM 6/8/45
Confirmed 22.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
6.2.1705/6 - 1.3.1705/6Second Lieutenant
William CoulseaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1737
Transfered ADM 6/8/227
ADM 6/8
2.3.1705/6 - 11.8.1706Second Lieutenant
John CrosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/8/235
ADM 6/8
12.8.1706 - 24.9.1710Second Lieutenant
Thomas ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1737
Transfered ADM 6/9/63
Confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
9.3.1706/7 - 19.11.1710First Lieutenant
Richard WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1729
Transfered ADM 6/9/63
Confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
26.12.1710 - 13.12.1714First Lieutenant
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
Transfered ADM 6/11/89
ADM 6/11
26.12.1710 - 1.6.1712Second Lieutenant
James RycaultBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1758
ADM 6/11/89
ADM 6/11
1.6.1712 - 7.9.1713Second Lieutenant
John HuntingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1713
ADM 6/11/248
Confirmed 7.3.1712/13
ADM 6/11
8.9.1713 - 20.11.1714Second Lieutenant
John VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1718
Transfered ADM 6/11/272
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 24.12.1714First Lieutenant
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
10.1.1717/18 - 15.6.1720First Lieutenant
John SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
10.1.1717/18 - 21.1.1718/19Second Lieutenant
Julian LeggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1727
ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
22.1.1718/19 - 15.6.1720Second Lieutenant
Francis PercivalBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/12/205
ADM 6/12

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.7.1695 - 31.10.1697Gunner
Robert LightfootBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/99
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 26.5.1697
ADM 6/4
23.1.1695/96 - 31.10.1697Carpenter
Samuel FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/97
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 17.5.1697
ADM 6/4
1697 - 18.6.1697Boatswain
Humphrey PealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 1/5257/137
ADM 1
1697 - 27.6.1697Carpenter
Robert AshworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/104
ADM 6/4
13.6.1697 - 22.6.1697Chaplain
Thomas MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/104
ADM 6/4
19.6.1697 - 31.10.1697Boatswain
James MorganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/105
ADM 6/4
19.6.1697 - 31.10.1697Carpenter
William SherwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1714
ADM 6/4/105
ADM 6/4
23.6.1697 - 8.7.1697Chaplain
William BewickBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/105
ADM 6/4
6.3.1712/13 - 24.12.1714Midshipman Extra
Joshua PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1748
ADM 6/11/248
ADM 6/11

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1697 - 30.5.1697Volunteer
Edward MannaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/101
ADM 6/4
31.5.1697 - 31.10.1697Volunteer
Metcalf GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/101
ADM 6/4
13.8.1697 - 1697Volunteer
William GraceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/114
ADM 6/4
3.1.1717/18 - 11.3.1717/18Midshipman
George ProwseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1729
Transfered ADM 107/3/79
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.6.1707 - 10.1.1707/8Able Seaman
Henry AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1708
ADM 107/2/154
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1693Completed at Unknown at a cost of £9812.0.0dBWAS-1603
20.1.1697/98

Paid off

ADM 33
4.1698Took the Privateer
La Sincère 1698-1698
French Privateer

1701Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1702In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
22.2.1709/10Paid offADM 33
1711In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
27.3.1711Took the Dogger
La Duchesse d'Aumont (10) 1710-1711
French 10 Gun
Privateer Dogger

1712Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713Returned home to fit for the BalticBWAS-1603
24.12.1714

Paid off

ADM 34
1717Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
1718Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1147.18.5dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
1719In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
3.7.1720

Paid off

ADM 33
19.11.1720Docked at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuilingBWAS-1603

 

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Posted by Brian on Saturday 23rd of January 2016 19:29

London Gazette, Nov. 1696 - Messina Oct ? This morning arrived here the Canterbury, with 4 other Man of War under the command of Capt. Leake in 23 days from Cadiz, and having stopped only to water, proceeded on their voyage towards the Levant.

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