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Gloucester

164
Gloucester Hulk
Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.3.1693BWAS-1603
Launched5.2.1694/95B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardBristol - England B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 60 gun 4th Rates (1691)B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas ClementsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up10.1731B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.1971 
Length of Keel120' 4"Imperial Feet36.5811 
Breadth37' 5"Imperial Feet11.2957 
Depth in Hold15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen896Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.1971 
Length of Keel120' 4"Imperial Feet36.5811 
Breadth37' 5"Imperial Feet11.2957 
Burthen896 994Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside 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
1703365Establishment for warBWAS-1714
1703240Establishment for peaceBWAS-1714

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 30.4.1697Captain
Thomas PoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1699
ADM 6/3/74
BWAS-1603
1.7.1697 - 15.6.1699Captain
Thomas ShermanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1692
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/4/107
BWAS-1603
26.6.1699 - 23.3.1700/1Captain
William ScalleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1703
ADM 6/6/44
Confirmed 16.7.1700
BWAS-1603
24.3.1700/1 - 2.4.1701Captain
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/79
ADM 6/6
3.4.1701 - 20.5.1701Captain
William HockadayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
21.5.1701 - 6.6.1703Captain
John HartnollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/97
BWAS-1603
8.6.1703 - 8.9.1703Captain
Philip BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1713
ADM 6/8/35
Confirmed 20.12.1703
ADM 6/8
9.9.1703 - 28.9.1706Captain
Thomas MeadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1715
ADM 6/8/25
Issued by
John GraydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 10.11.1703
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.11.1698 - 1701Rear-Admiral of the Blue
John BenbowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
BWAS-1603

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1.1696/97 - 13.4.1697Second Lieutenant
Sir Charles RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/4/84
Confirmed 24.3.1696/97
ADM 6/4
19.4.1697 - 30.6.1697Second Lieutenant
James WestcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1711
ADM 6/4/90
ADM 6/4
16.6.1697 - 19.2.1700/1Third Lieutenant
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
Transfered ADM 6/4/124
Confirmed 10.11.1697
ADM 6/4
1.7.1697 - 6.3.1698/99First Lieutenant
Jacob FletcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1699
ADM 6/4/107
ADM 6/4
1.7.1697 - 10.9.1697Second Lieutenant
Nathaniel ChampionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1700
Transfered ADM 6/4/107
ADM 6/4
11.9.1697 - 23.11.1697Second Lieutenant
Thomas WittsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/4/117
ADM 6/4
23.11.1697 - 15.3.1698/99Second Lieutenant
Edmund LechmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/4/126
ADM 6/4
7.3.1698/99 - 23.3.1700/1First Lieutenant
Jasper PoynterBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1674-1713
ADM 6/6/44
Confirmed 15.7.1700
ADM 6/6
16.3.1698/99 - 23.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
William LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1723
ADM 6/6/44
Confirmed 15.7.1700
ADM 6/6
24.3.1700/1 - 2.2.1702/3First Lieutenant
John DoleingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1716
Transfered ADM 6/6/79
ADM 6/6
24.3.1700/1 - 24.6.1703Second Lieutenant
Charles TrippBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/6/79
ADM 6/6
6.5.1702 - 24.6.1703Third Lieutenant
Francis KnightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
25.6.1703 - 16.8.1704First Lieutenant
Charles TrippBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 11.11.1703
ADM 6/8
25.6.1703 - 9.5.1705Second Lieutenant
Francis KnightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 6/8/25
Confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
16.8.1704 - 28.9.1706First Lieutenant
Nathaniel BlackmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1734
ADM 6/8/89
ADM 6/14
10.5.1705 - 28.9.1706Second Lieutenant
Thomas WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
ADM 6/9/5
Confirmed 22.7.1706
ADM 6/9

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695Carpenter
John BrookerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/53
ADM 6/3
1.3.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
William WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/38
ADM 6/3
24.11.1695 - 1697Gunner
Charles NormanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/86
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 26.3.1697
ADM 6/4
28.11.1695 - 1697Boatswain
Thomas MollambBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/92
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 24.4.1697
ADM 6/4
3.1.1744 - 15.5.1746Master
Robert LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1767
ADM 107/4/50
ADM 107/4

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Richard RowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/28
ADM 6/3
5.2.1703/4 - 28.9.1706Volunteer-per-order
Edward ReddishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
ADM 107/2/203
ADM 107/2
12.8.1706 - 1.11.1706Coxswain
Edward BrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
Transfered ADM 107/1/263
ADM 107/1

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
11.9.1699 - 4.3.1700/1Ordinary Seaman
John RooseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1721
ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2
5.3.1700/1 - 21.12.1701Captain's Clerk
John RooseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1721
Transfered ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2
4.5.1705 - 14.10.1705Ordinary Seaman
Edward BrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 107/1/263
ADM 107/1
15.10.1705 - 11.8.1706Able Seaman
Edward BrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 107/1/263
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1695Sailed with a convoy for TurkeyBWAS-1603
29.11.1698Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1704In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1706Reduced to harbour serviceB028
28.9.1706Paid offADM 51
24.4.1708Rerated as a Hulk

 

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