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Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.6.1693BWAS-1603
Launched8.12.1694B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1603
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-Deckers (1691)B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1650-1692
BWAS-1603
Constructor
John WinterBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692-1707
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild20.9.1712B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck153' 4 ½"Imperial Feet46.6471 
Length of Keel125' 5"Imperial Feet38.1051 
Breadth42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,176Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck153' 4 ½"Imperial Feet46.6471 
Length of Keel125' 5"Imperial Feet38.1051 
Breadth42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,176 7394Tons BM 

Armament


8.12.1694Broadside Weight = 734.5 Imperial Pound ( 333.0963 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Quarterdeck20 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder
Lower Deck Bow Chaser2 British Culverin
Upper Deck Bow Chaser2 British Saker

1706Broadside Weight = 720.5 Imperial Pound ( 326.7473 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.2.1690/91490Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1695 - 9.8.1695Captain
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1711
Transfered ADM 6/3/51
ADM 6/3
20.8.1695 - 25.8.1695Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/72
ADM 6/3
3.1.1695/96 - 29.11.1697Captain
James WishartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
ADM 6/4/45
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 16.11.1696
BWAS-1603
30.1.1699/1700 - 21.8.1700Captain
Edward NevilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1701
Transfered ADM 6/6/21
BWAS-1603
3.4.1701 - 12.7.1701Captain
Thomas CoalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1706
ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
13.1.1701/2 - 3.3.1701/2Captain
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1709
Transfered ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
4.3.1701/2 - 21.1.1702/3Captain
Thomas RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1708
ADM 6/7/15
BWAS-1603
22.1.1702/3 - 23.1.1704/5Captain
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
ADM 6/7/80
B051
5.2.1704/5 - 24.11.1706Captain
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
ADM 6/8/148
BWAS-1603
6.1.1706/7 - 21.1.1706/7Captain
Charles StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1724
Transfered ADM 6/9/38
ADM 6/9

23 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1695 - 13.1.1695/96Third Lieutenant
Jeremiah ToppingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
Transfered ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
1696 - 23.7.1696First Lieutenant
Adam BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
Dismissed
ADM 1/5256
1696 - 23.7.1696Third Lieutenant
Griffin PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Dismissed
ADM 1/5256
21.1.1696/97 - 11.4.1697Third Lieutenant
William RodgersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/63
ADM 6/4
12.4.1697 - 29.11.1697Third Lieutenant
Holding YorkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/89
ADM 6/4
2.2.1699/1700 - 21.8.1700First Lieutenant
Thomas LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/6/22
ADM 6/6
2.2.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Second Lieutenant
Mathew TaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1701
ADM 6/6/22
ADM 6/6
2.2.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Third Lieutenant
Ralph BarrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1701
ADM 6/6/22
ADM 6/6
26.3.1700 - 21.8.1700Second Lieutenant
Edward DursleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
Transfered ADM 6/6/29
ADM 6/6
26.3.1700 - 21.8.1700Third Lieutenant
John ConstableBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1743
Transfered ADM 6/6/29
ADM 6/6
5.4.1701 - 12.7.1701First Lieutenant
Matthew TateBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1712
ADM 6/6/85
ADM 6/6
5.4.1701 - 12.7.1701Third Lieutenant
Sir Henry Fitzharris (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1704
ADM 6/6/84
ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/2 - 23.7.1703Second Lieutenant
Thomas RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1721
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
19.1.1701/2 - 22.7.1703Third Lieutenant
James WellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1703
ADM 6/6/136
ADM 6/6
17.2.1701/2 - 23.7.1703First Lieutenant
John FordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/7/10
ADM 6/7
23.7.1703 - 10.5.1704Third Lieutenant
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1753
ADM 6/8/54
Confirmed 4.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
24.7.1703 - 20.1.1706/7First Lieutenant
Thomas RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1721
Transfered ADM 6/8/39
Confirmed 5.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
11.5.1704 - 13.12.1704Third Lieutenant
Alexander GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
Transfered ADM 6/8/96
Confirmed 29.9.1704
ADM 6/8
19.10.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Second Lieutenant
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1753
ADM 6/8/102
ADM 6/8
26.1.1704/5 - 12.9.1705Second Lieutenant
James CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/8/145
ADM 6/8
14.2.1704/5 - 5.12.1705Third Lieutenant
Galfridus WalpoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1721
ADM 6/8/151
ADM 6/8
13.9.1705 - 24.11.1706Second Lieutenant
Henry KennettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1707
ADM 6/8/194
ADM 6/8
13.12.1705 - 30.7.1706Third Lieutenant
George FairleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1724
Transfered ADM 6/8/209
ADM 6/8

15 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 15.9.1695Chaplain
Alexander WootenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
8.2.1694/95 - 1695Chaplain
John KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
19.2.1694/95 - 1695Cook
Richard StuartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/37
ADM 6/3
1.3.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Charles VauburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/38
ADM 6/3
17.4.1695 - 1695Chaplain
Andrew WottonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/50
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 1695Chaplain
Alexander TuackBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
14.1.1695/96 - 1696Purser
Daniel ConduitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/36
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 14.10.1696
ADM 6/4
2.12.1696 - 11.4.1698Chaplain
William PhilpsBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/51
ADM 6/4
1698 - 10.2.1697/98Gunner
David OrrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/5
ADM 6/5
1698 - 19.12.1698Carpenter
Thomas WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/36
ADM 6
1698 - 2.1.1698/99Gunner
John BrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1699
ADM 6/5/37
ADM 6/5
11.2.1697/98 - 1698Gunner
William WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/5/5
ADM 6/5
20.12.1698 - 1698Carpenter
John BrookerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/5/36
ADM 6
20.5.1700 - 27.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
John HagarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1736
Transfered ADM 6/6/40
ADM 6/6
22.5.1700 - 17.9.1700Midshipman Extra
George TapsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/6/41
ADM 6/6

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.2.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Thomas SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/37
ADM 6/3
2.9.1695 - 1695Volunteer
John ShalyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
30.11.1696 - 23.9.1698Volunteer
Thomas PykeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
Transfered ADM 6/4/49
ADM 6/4
1700 - 15.3.1699/1700Volunteer
John ShalesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1707
Transfered ADM 6/6/25
ADM 6
1.8.1700 - 28.5.1701Master's Mate
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 107/2/159
ADM 107/2
29.5.1701 - 4.6.1703Midshipman
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
Transfered ADM 107/2/159
ADM 107/2
7.7.1703 - 30.9.1703Volunteer-per-order
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 107/2/62
ADM 107/2
1.10.1703 - 22.10.1704Midshipman
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
Transfered ADM 107/2/62
ADM 107/2
24.10.1705 - 12.11.1705Midshipman
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 107/2/62
ADM 107/2
7.1.1706/7 - 4.3.1706/7Midshipman
Samuel PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1718
ADM 107/2/128
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
29.11.1697Paid offADM 33
1700Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
17.9.1700Paid offADM 33
12.7.1701Paid offADM 33
1703Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705In the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1706At AlicanteBWAS-1603
24.11.1706Began rebuilding at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
11.3.1706/7

Paid off

ADM 33

 

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