Sunderland -> 1715 Sunderland Hulk

Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardSouthampton - Hampshire BWAS-1603
Ship Class1691 Program - 60 gun 4th RatesB028
Designed by John TippettsBWAS-1603
Constructor William PoddBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Foundation1737BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.1971 
Length of Keel120' 2"Imperial Feet36.5785 
Breadth37' 10"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold15' 10"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen914 8594Tons BM 


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
10.1694240Establishment in PeaceBWAS-1714
12.1696278Order to reduce complement to 278, needs 50 men and surgeon's necessaries.ADM 106

17 Ship Commanders

14.3.1693/94 - 15.9.1696Captain Gerard Ellwes Transfered ADM 6/3/108BWAS-160316.9.1696 - 30.11.1696Captain Philip Dawes TransferedADM 6/41.12.1696 - 1.8.1697Captain John Constable Transfered ADM 6/4/50ADM 6/47.1.1696/97 - 11.8.1697Captain Roger Bellwood (d.1697)† ADM 6/4/59BWAS-16031.11.1697 - 30.4.1699Captain Jonathan Spann (c.1661-1712) ADM 6/4/121BWAS-160310.2.1700/1 - 23.9.1701Captain Tudor Trevor (d.1739/40) ADM 6/6/55BWAS-160326.12.1701 - 14.1.1701/2Captain Daniel Reeves (d.1702) Transfered ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/615.1.1701/2 - 9.3.1702/3Captain David Wavell (d.1703/4) ADM 6/6/132BWAS-160310.3.1702/3 - 26.4.1703Captain Thomas Meade (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
27.4.1703 - 23.5.1703Commander Thomas Campion ADM 6/8/58
Confirmed 24.2.1703/4
24.5.1703 - 7.6.1703Captain Thomas Meade (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
8.6.1703 - 12.5.1704Captain Robert Thompson ADM 6/8/34
Confirmed 13.12.1703
14.12.1704 - 24.9.1706Captain Thomas Long (d.1710) Transfered ADM 6/8/120BWAS-160325.9.1706 - 18.3.1707/8Captain William Jameson (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/9/132
Confirmed 2.2.1706/7
18.5.1708 - 21.5.1709Captain George Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/9/164ODNB22.5.1709 - 22.7.1711Captain Henry Gore (c.1666-1726) Transfered ADM 6/10/64
Confirmed 27.5.1709
24.7.1711 - 31.1.1712/13Captain John Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 6/11/172
Confirmed 23.10.1711

22 Commissioned Officers

20.6.1694 - 2.1.1695/96Second Lieutenant David Erskin Transfered ADM 6/3/89ADM 6/318.2.1695/96 - 2.6.1697Second Lieutenant Michael Lovell Transfered ADM 6/3/130ADM 6/325.7.1697 - 28.6.1699Second Lieutenant Richard Thornton ADM 6/4/127
Confirmed 26.11.1697
ADM 6/4
6.8.1697 - 28.6.1699First Lieutenant Hewett Holloway (c.1671-?) ADM 6/4/127
Confirmed 26.11.1697
ADM 6/4
12.2.1700/1 - 23.9.1701First Lieutenant John Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/6/55ADM 6/612.2.1700/1 - 23.9.1701Second Lieutenant Gilbert Talbot ADM 6/6/55ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 18.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant John Foxley (c.1663-c.1703) ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/619.2.1701/2 - 11.5.1703First Lieutenant John Foxley (c.1663-c.1703) ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/719.2.1701/2 - 26.8.1702Second Lieutenant William Davenport (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/7/11ADM 6/712.8.1702 - 12.5.1704Second Lieutenant Christopher Allenby ADM 6/7/47ADM 6/712.5.1703 - 12.5.1704First Lieutenant Peter Horroy (c.1668-1750) ADM 6/8/29
Confirmed 27.11.1703
ADM 6/8
2.1.1704/5 - 31.1.1704/5Second Lieutenant Ralph Eaglesfield ADM 6/8/132ADM 6/81.2.1704/5 - 3.4.1706First Lieutenant Ralph Eaglesfield ADM 6/8/147ADM 6/814.2.1704/5 - 18.3.1707/8Second Lieutenant Walter Ross ADM 6/8/151ADM 6/84.4.1706 - 18.3.1707/8First Lieutenant Thomas Whitney (d.1741) ADM 6/8/246ADM 6/818.5.1708 - 23.11.1709First Lieutenant Thomas Whitney (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/9/164ADM 6/918.5.1708 - 9.3.1708/9Second Lieutenant Walter Ross Transfered ADM 6/9/164ADM 6/910.3.1708/9 - 4.7.1709Second Lieutenant Dalby Thomas Transfered ADM 6/10/41ADM 6/105.7.1709 - 26.1.1709/10Second Lieutenant James Rosse ADM 6/10/74ADM 6/1024.11.1709 - 31.1.1712/13First Lieutenant James Aylett ADM 6/11/7ADM 6/1127.1.1709/10 - 27.7.1711Second Lieutenant James Dore Transfered ADM 6/11/22ADM 6/1128.7.1711 - 31.1.1712/13Second Lieutenant Charles Garrard ADM 6/11/170
Confirmed 19.10.1711
ADM 6/11

1 Crewman

18.7.1709 - 11.11.1710Able Seaman George Conduit Transfered ADM 107/3/40ADM 107/3

Service History

3.1693/94Completed at Southampton - Hampshire at a cost of £9088.5.3dBWAS-1603

Commissioned for the West Indies

28.6.1699Paid offADM 33

Commissioned for the Dunkirk squadron

23.9.1701Paid offADM 33
1704In the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
15.5.1704Paid offADM 33
1706Sailed to JamiacaBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
18.3.1707/8Paid offADM 33
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1710In the Soundings, then to St Helena and the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1603
1711In the Saint LawrenceBWAS-1603

Paid off

ADM 33
11.1715Refitted as a Hulk
11.1715Renamed Sunderland HulkBWAS-1714
1737Scuttled as a foundation at Sheerness 1737 but alternatively reported fitted as hospital ship with 100 men and 20 guns in June 1741 until condemned at Port Mahon 1744/03/10BWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 

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