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Torbay

158
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.5.1692BWAS-1714
Launched16.2.1692/93B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-Deckers (1691)B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
B028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild23.7.1716B028
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Torbay' (1719) (80) 1719-1750
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel128' 9"Imperial Feet39.0226 
Breadth41' 11"Imperial Feet12.5222 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,202Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel128' 9"Imperial Feet39.0226 
Breadth41' 11"Imperial Feet12.5222 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,203 2594Tons BM 

Armament


1693Broadside 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 = 746 Imperial Pound ( 338.311 kg)B065
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British 6-Pounder

1703Broadside 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

1708Broadside Weight = 739.5 Imperial Pound ( 335.3639 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703476EstablishmentBWAS-1714

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.12.1693 - 7.6.1696Captain
Simon FowkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
Transfered
BWAS-1714
8.6.1696 - 14.12.1698Captain
Thomas HarlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1720
ADM 6/4/46
BWAS-1714
2.5.1699 - 23.5.1699Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
ADM 6/5/45
ADM 6/5
26.2.1700/1 - 23.10.1701Captain
Archibald HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1747
ADM 6/6/61
BWAS-1714
14.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1702/3Captain
Andrew LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1696
Transfered ADM 6/6/130
BWAS-1714
15.2.1702/3 - 21.12.1705Captain
William CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 6/7/89
BWAS-1714
22.12.1705 - 6.3.1705/6Captain
Robert FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
BWAS-1714
7.3.1705/6 - 15.9.1706Captain
James MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1721
Transfered ADM 6/8/237
ADM 6/8
14.10.1706 - 16.3.1706/7Captain
Samuel WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1805
ADM 6/9/17
BWAS-1714
17.3.1706/7 - 7.1.1707/8Second Captain
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Transfered ADM 6/9/104
Confirmed 20.11.1707
BWAS-1714
8.1.1707/8 - 19.1.1707/8Second Captain
Bartholomew CandlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1718
Transfered ADM 6/9/120
ADM 6/9
3.2.1707/8 - 28.11.1710Captain
Robert ArrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1696-1720
Transfered ADM 6/9/133
BWAS-1714
28.12.1710 - 6.12.1711Captain
James MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1721
ADM 6/11/89
BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1702 - 1703Vice-Admiral of the Red
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
BWAS-1714
10.3.1706/7 - 12.1707Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
Transfered
BWAS-1714

45 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.10.1695 - 14.12.1698Third Lieutenant
William HerriottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1795
ADM 6/4/37
Confirmed 16.10.1696
ADM 6/4
24.11.1695 - 25.12.1695Second Lieutenant
George SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
Transfered ADM 6/4/33
Confirmed 3.10.1696
ADM 6/4
2.7.1696 - 14.12.1698First Lieutenant
Robert DesboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
ADM 6/4/37
Confirmed 16.10.1696
ADM 6/4
9.5.1699 - 23.5.1699First Lieutenant
Henry MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1711
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
9.5.1699 - 23.5.1699Second Lieutenant
Elias WaffeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
9.5.1699 - 23.5.1699Third Lieutenant
John HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1701
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
27.2.1700/1 - 2.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
28.2.1700/1 - 23.10.1701Third Lieutenant
Edmund HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1707
ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
3.3.1700/1 - 23.10.1701First Lieutenant
Thomas MeadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1715
ADM 6/6/66
ADM 6/6
3.3.1700/1 - 23.10.1701Second Lieutenant
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
ADM 6/6/65
ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/2 - 20.5.1702Second Lieutenant
Thomas WattonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1702
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
19.1.1701/2 - 15.3.1701/2Third Lieutenant
Michael SansomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/6/135
ADM 6/6
20.1.1701/2 - 13.10.1702First Lieutenant
George GraydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1702
ADM 6/6/135
ADM 6/6
16.3.1701/2 - 20.5.1702Third Lieutenant
Joseph PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702
ADM 6/7/19
ADM 6/7
21.5.1702 - 28.12.1702Second Lieutenant
Joseph PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702
ADM 6/7/36
ADM 6/7
21.5.1702 - 16.9.1702Third Lieutenant
Robert BrounkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1707
Transfered ADM 107/1/278
ADM 6/7
14.10.1702 - 12.2.1704/5First Lieutenant
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
Transfered ADM 6/7/120
Confirmed 14.4.1703
ADM 6/7
29.12.1702 - 28.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant
George ColtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
Transfered ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
29.12.1702 - 16.10.1706Third Lieutenant
William LaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1714
ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
13.2.1704/5 - 16.10.1706First Lieutenant
Richard RowzierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/8/150
ADM 6/8
2.2.1705/6 - 13.8.1706Second Lieutenant
Robert SeppingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1710
Transfered ADM 6/8/226
ADM 6/8
9.10.1706 - 27.3.1707Second Lieutenant
Charles ConstableBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1716
ADM 6/9/17
ADM 6/9
17.10.1706 - 19.3.1706/7First Lieutenant
Nicholas SauleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1707
ADM 6/9/18
ADM 6/9
17.10.1706 - 27.3.1707Third Lieutenant
Charles BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1720
ADM 6/9/18
ADM 6/9
20.3.1706/7 - 7.1.1707/8First Lieutenant
Arthur FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1718
Transfered ADM 6/9/105
Confirmed 20.11.1707
ADM 6/9
28.3.1707 - 8.1.1707/8Second Lieutenant
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
Transfered ADM 6/9/111
Confirmed 17.12.1707
ADM 6/9
28.3.1707 - 7.1.1707/8Third Lieutenant
Ambrose ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
ADM 6/9/113
Confirmed 17.12.1707
ADM 6/9
8.1.1707/8 - 18.1.1707/8First Lieutenant
Arthur DelgarnoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1728
Transfered ADM 6/9/120
ADM 6/9
8.1.1707/8 - 18.1.1707/8Second Lieutenant
Robert ChadwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
Transfered ADM 6/9/120
B165
8.1.1707/8 - 18.1.1707/8Third Lieutenant
Henry LawsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1710
ADM 6/9/120
ADM 6/9
28.1.1707/8 - 2.2.1707/8First Lieutenant
John LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/9/128
ADM 6/9
28.1.1707/8 - 2.2.1707/8Third Lieutenant
Gilbert PearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1709
ADM 6/9/129
ADM 6/9
3.2.1707/8 - 9.3.1707/8First Lieutenant
Edmund HookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1739
ADM 6/9/133
ADM 6/9
3.2.1707/8 - 16.3.1707/8Second Lieutenant
Charles BryantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1708
ADM 6/9/133
ADM 6/9
3.2.1707/8 - 5.9.1708Third Lieutenant
James AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1761
ADM 6/9/133
ADM 6/9
17.3.1707/8 - 13.11.1708Second Lieutenant
John BorradaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
ADM 6/10/97
Confirmed 27.10.1709
ADM 6/10
17.3.1707/8 - 13.11.1708Second Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1716
ADM 6/9/148
ADM 6/9
6.9.1708 - 13.11.1708Third Lieutenant
Francis ReedBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1711
ADM 6/10/95
ADM 6/10
14.11.1708 - 16.3.1708/9Second Lieutenant
Francis ReedBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1711
ADM 6/10/95
Confirmed 17.10.1709
ADM 6/10
15.11.1708 - 7.7.1710Third Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1729
Transfered ADM 6/10/97
Confirmed 31.10.1709
ADM 6/10
18.1.1708/9 - 27.12.1710First Lieutenant
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
Transfered ADM 6/10/97
Confirmed 27.10.1709
ADM 6/10
16.8.1710 - 21.5.1711Third Lieutenant
Richard HarnageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
ADM 6/11/62
ADM 6/11
28.12.1710 - 6.12.1711First Lieutenant
Titus SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/11/89
ADM 6/11
4.5.1711 - 6.12.1711Second Lieutenant
Miller CaldecotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1723
ADM 6/11/139
Confirmed 19.5.1711
ADM 6/11
22.5.1711 - 6.12.1711Third Lieutenant
Thomas DareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1711
ADM 6/11/139
ADM 6/11

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
8.2.1703/4 - 19.3.1704/5Midshipman
Nordash RandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
Transfered ADM 107/2/154
ADM 107/2
16.3.1703/4 - 13.1.1704/5Midshipman
George ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1702-1742
ADM 107/2/40
ODNB

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.5.1703 - 7.2.1703/4Able Seaman
Nordash RandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
ADM 107/2/154
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
14.8.1697Action of 1697-08-14
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706Underwent a "Great Repair" at ChathamBWAS-1714
1707In Toulon operationsBWAS-1603
5.1708Sailed to LisbonBWAS-1603
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
23.7.1716Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


Launch DateB065
Lavery gives the launch date as 16th December 1693

 

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