Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Constructor Nicholas BarrettB028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild24.4.1727BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Ipswich' (1730) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck149' 11"Imperial Feet45.4157 
Length of Keel123' 5"Imperial Feet37.4959 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold16' 8"Imperial Feet4.9107 
Burthen1,049Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck149' 11"Imperial Feet45.4157 
Length of Keel123' 3"Imperial Feet37.4937 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold16' 8"Imperial Feet4.9107 
Burthen1,048 8894Tons BM 


1694Broadside Weight = 479.5 Imperial Pound ( 217.4536 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker

1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1695440 BWAS-1603
17034601703 EstablishmentBWAS-1714

17 Ship Commanders

11.6.1694 - 15.9.1697Captain Isaac Townsend (d.1731)BWAS-171416.9.1697 - 28.10.1697Captain Phineus Bowles (d.1698) ADM 6/4/117ADM 6/429.10.1697 - 30.9.1699Captain Isaac Townsend (d.1731) ADM 6/4/121ADM 6/426.2.1700/1 - 13.9.1701Captain Isaac Townsend (d.1731) ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/626.12.1701 - 29.1.1701/2Captain Isaac Townsend (d.1731) Transfered ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/66.2.1701/2 - 19.4.1703Captain William Wakelin (d.1705) ADM 6/7/7BWAS-171420.4.1703 - 10.6.1704Captain William Wakelin (d.1705) ADM 6/7/120ADM 6/713.12.1704 - 15.1.1704/5Captain William Wakelin (d.1705) Transfered ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/816.1.1704/5 - 31.5.1705Captain Robert Kirktown (d.1718) ADM 6/8/136BWAS-171416.7.1705 - 26.8.1705Captain Robert Wynn ADM 6/8/186ADM 6/827.8.1705 - 2.8.1706Captain Robert Kirktown (d.1718) Transfered ADM 6/8/191ADM 6/83.8.1706 - 8.1.1707/8Captain Robert Arris (d.1719/20) Transfered ADM 6/9/107
Confirmed 1.12.1707
9.1.1707/8 - 7.11.1709Captain Charles Fotherby (d.1720) ADM 6/9/118BWAS-171416.5.1719 - 10.1.1719/20Captain John Cooper (d.1728) Transfered ADM 6/12/169BWAS-160311.1.1719/20 - 9.4.1721Captain Robert Harward ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 13.8.1722Captain William Owen (d.1722) ADM 6/13/9BWAS-171416.8.1722 - 22.2.1725/26Captain John Balchen (1669/70-1744) ADM 6/13/42BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer

9.1719 - 11.11.1719Vice-Admiral of the Blue James Mighells (1667-1733/34) ADM 107/3/489E-WIKI

45 Commissioned Officers

9.10.1695 - 25.11.1697Second Lieutenant William Hele ADM 6/4/45
Confirmed 16.11.1696
ADM 6/4
26.11.1697 - 17.8.1698Second Lieutenant John Hager (d.1747/48) Dismissed ADM 6/4/127ADM 6/426.11.1697 - 20.10.1698Third Lieutenant Hugh Raymond (1674-1737) ADM 6/4/128ADM 6/420.8.1698 - 3.9.1698Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Hubbard (d.1731) ADM 6/5/28ADM 6/54.9.1698 - 21.12.1699First Lieutenant Nathaniel Hubbard (d.1731) ADM 6/5/29ADM 6/57.9.1698 - 19.9.1698Second Lieutenant William Fairborne (d.1708) Transfered ADM 6/5/29ADM 6/521.10.1698 - 21.12.1699Second Lieutenant Hugh Raymond (1674-1737) ADM 6/6/15
Confirmed 24.10.1699
ADM 6/6
27.2.1700/1 - 3.3.1700/1First Lieutenant Gustavus Lang ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 3.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant Thomas Langrish ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 3.3.1700/1Third Lieutenant Richard Rowzier (d.1745) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 4.5.1701First Lieutenant Thomas Langrish Transfered ADM 6/6/66ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 24.9.1701Second Lieutenant Richard Rowzier (d.1745) Transfered ADM 6/6/66ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 21.10.1701Third Lieutenant James Moneypenny (d.1723) ADM 6/6/66ADM 6/65.5.1701 - 12.9.1701First Lieutenant Thomas Legge (d.1711/12) ADM 6/6/94ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 14.3.1702/3First Lieutenant Henry Cremer (d.1707) ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant Samuel Gilman Transfered ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant Arthur Basse Transfered ADM 6/6/129ADM 6/69.2.1701/2 - 14.12.1704Third Lieutenant John Thomas Transfered ADM 6/7/8ADM 6/722.3.1702/3 - 15.7.1704First Lieutenant John Wood ADM 6/7/109ADM 6/714.12.1704 - 26.1.1704/5First Lieutenant William Massam (d.1708) Transfered ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/814.12.1704 - 13.2.1704/5Second Lieutenant John Thomas Transfered ADM 6/8/123ADM 6/820.1.1704/5 - 14.2.1704/5Third Lieutenant Nathaniel Belsham (c.1672-?) ADM 6/8/141ADM 6/829.1.1704/5 - 14.6.1705First Lieutenant Charles Carter ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/814.2.1704/5 - 14.6.1705Third Lieutenant George Knowler (d.1743) ADM 6/8/151ADM 6/815.2.1704/5 - 14.6.1705Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Belsham (c.1672-?) ADM 6/8/152ADM 6/830.7.1705 - 17.2.1709/10First Lieutenant John Doleing (c.1665-1719) ADM 6/8/188ADM 6/830.7.1705 - 13.9.1705Second Lieutenant Andrew Horseman ADM 6/8/188ADM 6/830.7.1705 - 1.6.1706Third Lieutenant William Pyne ADM 6/8/188ADM 6/814.9.1705 - 7.11.1709Second Lieutenant John Pacy ADM 6/8/194ADM 6/82.6.1706 - 17.11.1709Third Lieutenant Richard Bodington ADM 6/9/107
Confirmed 1.12.1707
ADM 6/9
16.5.1719 - 9.4.1721First Lieutenant John Browning Transfered ADM 6/12/170ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 9.4.1721Second Lieutenant Samuel How ADM 6/12/170ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 1.7.1719Third Lieutenant Humphrey Haycocke Transfered ADM 6/12/170ADM 6/122.7.1719 - 6.7.1720Third Lieutenant Randolph Barker Transfered ADM 6/12/173ADM 6/127.7.1720 - 29.6.1721Acting Fourth Lieutenant Perry Mayne (c.1697-1761) Transfered ADM 6/12/209ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 31.5.1722First Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1751/52) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 31.5.1722Second Lieutenant Timothy Bridge (d.1737) Transfered ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 15.3.1721/22Third Lieutenant William Smith (d.1756) Transfered ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 31.5.1722Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Henry Annesley (bef.1700-1728) ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/131.6.1722 - 30.1.1725/26First Lieutenant Busby Mansell (d.bef.1734) Transfered ADM 6/13/38ADM 6/131.6.1722 - 11.11.1723Second Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1751/52) ADM 6/13/38ADM 6/131.6.1722 - 8.4.1723Third Lieutenant Timothy Bridge (d.1737) Transfered ADM 6/13/38ADM 6/131.6.1722 - 23.1.1725/26Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Rowland Frogmere (d.1744) Transfered ADM 6/13/38ADM 6/1312.11.1723 - 23.1.1725/26Second Lieutenant Richard Wilson (d.c.1735) ADM 6/13/61ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 30.1.1725/26Second Lieutenant William Kinsey (d.1744) Transfered ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/13

2 Warrant Officers

1697 - 1698Purser Richard WoodwardADM 1/525928.8.1701 - 1701Purser Christopher Elliott (d.1704) ADM 6/6/112ADM 6/6

6 Petty Officers

1694 - 1695Volunteer Thomas Stringer ADM 6/3/29ADM 6/328.12.1703 - 27.2.1703/4Volunteer-per-order Samuel Pitman (d.1728) ADM 107/2/128ADM 107/228.2.1703/4 - 5.1.1704/5Midshipman Samuel Pitman (d.1728) Transfered ADM 107/2/128ADM 107/213.7.1705 - 23.10.1705Midshipman Tancred Robinson (c.1685-1754) Transfered ADM 107/2/62ADM 107/214.8.1722 - 30.12.1724Midshipman Ordinary Blumfield Barradall (d.1749) ADM 107/3/168ADM 107/331.12.1724 - 22.2.1725/26Midshipman Blumfield Barradall (d.1749) ADM 107/3/168ADM 107/3

4 Crewmen

8.3.1712/13 - 22.6.1714Ordinary Seaman Fyfield Coe (d.1763) Transfered ADM 107/3/127ADM 107/36.9.1722 - 27.10.1722Captain's Servant Peter Rattenbury (c.1710-1745) Transfered ADM 107/3/356ADM 107/318.4.1723 - 10.8.1725Captain's Servant Peter Rattenbury (c.1710-1745) ADM 107/3/356ADM 107/311.8.1725 - 10.1.1726/27Clerk Peter Rattenbury (c.1710-1745) Transfered ADM 107/3/356ADM 107/3

Service History

1694In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1697Off DunkirkBWAS-1714
1698Sent to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1701at Spithead with a reduced crewBWAS-1714
7.11.1709Paid offADM 51
8.1711Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
11.1712Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
1718Made "fit for sea" at ChathamBWAS-1714
9.1719Fitted for the Vigo expedition at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
21.9.1719Expedition to Vigo
1721Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1724Laid up in ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
22.2.1725/26Paid offADM 51
24.4.1727Docked at Portsmouth to break up for rebuildingBWAS-1714


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