Canterbury

157
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 RatesB028
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild19.11.1720BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Canterbury' (1722) (60)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1694 - 12.12.1695CaptainBasil Beaumont (1669-1703)BWAS-16038.6.1696 - 31.10.1697CaptainAndrew Leake (d.1704) ADM 6/4/92
Commission confirmed 22.4.1697
BWAS-1603
3.4.1701 - 20.10.1701CaptainKerrit Roffey (d.1716) ADM 6/6/83BWAS-160321.10.1701 - 2.2.1701/2CaptainJohn Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/6/118ADM 6/62.2.1701/2 - 29.4.1703CaptainWilliam WhetstoneBWAS-160330.4.1703 - 7.6.1703CaptainRobert Thompson ADM 6/8/34
Commission confirmed 13.12.1703
ADM 6/8
8.6.1703 - 21.8.1710CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 5/8/47
Commission confirmed 12.2.1703/4
BWAS-1603
26.12.1710 - 23.12.1714CaptainSalmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/11/89BWAS-16036.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718CaptainWilliam Faulknor (d.1725) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1231.3.1718 - 15.6.1720CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/12/127BWAS-1603

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1696 - 31.10.1697First LieutenantJohn Campbell ADM 6/4/85
Commission confirmed 27.3.1697
ADM 6/4
9.1.1696/97 - 6.6.1697Second LieutenantRichard Cook ADM 6/4/86
Commission confirmed 31.3.1697
ADM 6/4
7.6.1697 - 31.10.1697Second LieutenantBrudenell Raleigh (c.1676-c.1700) ADM 6/4/103ADM 6/45.4.1701 - 3.2.1701/2Second LieutenantGeorge Tredenham ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/614.4.1701 - 27.4.1703First LieutenantJohn Henderson (c.1655-1702)ADM 6/623.6.1702 - 5.2.1705/6Second LieutenantAlexander Orrok (d.1742) ADM 6/8/39
Commission confirmed 3.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
28.4.1703 - 4.12.1706First LieutenantJohn Smith ADM 6/8/45
Commission confirmed 22.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
6.2.1705/6 - 1.3.1705/6Second LieutenantWilliam Coulsea ADM 6/8/227ADM 6/82.3.1705/6 - 11.8.1706Second LieutenantJohn Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/8/235ADM 6/812.8.1706 - 24.9.1710Second LieutenantThomas Parker (d.1752) ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
9.3.1706/7 - 19.11.1710First LieutenantRichard Ward ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
26.12.1710 - 13.12.1714First LieutenantGeorge Protheroe ADM 6/11/89ADM 6/1126.12.1710 - 1.6.1712Second LieutenantJames Rycault (d.1758) ADM 6/11/89ADM 6/111.6.1712 - 7.9.1713Second LieutenantJohn Huntington ADM 6/11/248
Commission confirmed 7.3.1712/13
ADM 6/11
8.9.1713 - 20.11.1714Second LieutenantJohn Vincent ADM 6/11/272ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 23.12.1714First LieutenantGeorge Protheroe ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 15.6.1720First LieutenantJohn Symonds ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 21.1.1718/19Second LieutenantJulian Legg (d.1726) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1222.1.1718/19 - 15.6.1720Second LieutenantFrancis Percival ADM 6/12/205ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.3.1712/13 - 1713Midshipman ExtraJoshua Paine (d.1748) ADM 6/11/248ADM 6/11

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.4.1701 - 1701Volunteer-per-orderFrancis Kirk (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/6/89ADM 6/6

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.6.1707 - 10.1.1707/8Able SeamanHenry Alexander ADM 107/2/154ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1693Completed at Unknown at a cost of £9812.0.0dBWAS-1603
31.10.1697Paid offADM 51
4.1698Took the Privateer La Sincère
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
1711In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
27.3.1711Took the Dogger La Duchesse d'Aumont (10)
1712Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713Returned home to fit for the BalticBWAS-1603
23.12.1714

Paid off

ADM 51
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
15.6.1720

Paid off

ADM 51
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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