Windsor

165
Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.10.1694BWAS-1714
Launched31.10.1695B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1714
Ship Class1691 Program - 60 gun 4th Rates
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveB028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild2.10.1725B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck146' 2 ½"Imperial Inch3.7084 (12′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Inch3.048 (9′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 9"Imperial Inch0.9398 (3′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 8 ½"Imperial Inch0.381 (1′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen910Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck146' 2 ½"Imperial Inch3.7084 (12′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Inch3.048 (9′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 9"Imperial Inch0.9398 (3′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen909 5794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck146' 2 ½"Imperial Inch3.7084 (12′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Inch3.048 (9′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 9"Imperial Inch0.9398 (3′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 8 ½"Imperial Inch0.381 (1′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen909 5794Tons 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 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1695365 BWAS-1714
1695240Establishment for peaceBWAS-1714

17 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.9.1695 - 22.12.1695CaptainThomas Sherman (d.1699) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/37.12.1695 - 22.3.1697/98CaptainThomas Warren (d.1699) ADM 6/3/99BWAS-17142.5.1699 - 22.5.1699CaptainThomas Dilkes (d.1706) ADM 6/5/46ADM 6/523.5.1699 - 25.2.1700/1CaptainJames Wishart (d.1723) ADM 6/5/54BWAS-171426.2.1700/1 - 2.4.1701CaptainWilliam Gifford (1649-1724) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/63.4.1701 - 10.10.1702CaptainJohn Constable ADM 6/6/83BWAS-171411.10.1702 - 5.6.1704CaptainHercules Mitchell (d.1705) ADM 6/8/71
Commission confirmed 13.4.1704
BWAS-1714
6.6.1704 - 14.12.1704CaptainJames Moody (d.1724) ADM 6/8/81BWAS-17141.2.1704/5 - 23.7.1708CaptainTudor Trevor (d.1739/40) ADM 6/8/147BWAS-171424.7.1708 - 7.5.1710CaptainBarrows Harris (d.1725/26) ADM 6/10/57
Commission confirmed 29.4.1709
BWAS-1714
8.5.1710 - 15.7.1711CaptainGeorge Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 6/11/167
Commission confirmed 12.10.1711
BWAS-1714
16.7.1711 - 21.12.1714CaptainRobert Arris (d.1719/20) ADM 6/11/168
Commission confirmed 15.10.1711
BWAS-1714
22.12.1714 - 28.2.1715/16CaptainFrancis Dove (d.1724/25) ADM 6/12/10BWAS-171429.2.1715/16 - 16.3.1715/16CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/12/62ADM 6/126.1.1717/18 - 7.5.1719CaptainFrancis Percy (d.1740/41) ADM 6/12/109BWAS-171411.1.1719/20 - 9.4.1721CaptainThe Hon. Charles Stewart (1681-1740/41) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 2.2.1724/25CaptainJohn Hubbard (d.1728) ADM 6/13/9BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1715 - 1715Admiral of the WhiteSir George Byng (1663/64-1732/33)BWAS-1714

37 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1695 - 1695Second LieutenantHenry Franklin ADM 6/3/72ADM 6/327.9.1695 - 9.5.1699First LieutenantGeorge Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 6/3/81ADM 6/310.5.1699 - 26.2.1700/1First LieutenantJohn Pepys ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 27.2.1700/1Second LieutenantAbraham Adams (c.1667-?) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/527.2.1700/1 - 4.5.1701First LieutenantThomas Legge (d.1711/12) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 7.4.1701Second LieutenantRichard Holford ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/68.4.1701 - 7.5.1701Second LieutenantSamuel Oates (c.1645-?) ADM 6/6/86ADM 6/65.5.1701 - 5.6.1704First LieutenantThomas Langrish ADM 6/6/94ADM 6/68.5.1701 - 5.6.1704Second LieutenantSamuel Oates ADM 6/6/94ADM 6/66.6.1704 - 4.4.1705First LieutenantMark Harrison ADM 6/8/81ADM 6/86.6.1704 - 11.12.1704Second LieutenantJohn Castle (d.1706) ADM 6/8/81ADM 6/823.12.1704 - 26.8.1706Second LieutenantJoseph Watts (d.1721) ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/81.2.1704/5 - 18.12.1705First LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/8/147ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 15.1.1707/8First LieutenantWilliam Mungon ADM 6/8/211ADM 6/86.6.1707 - 26.6.1711Second LieutenantWilliam Cockburne ADM 6/10/57
Commission confirmed 29.4.1709
ADM 6/10
16.1.1707/8 - 27.7.1711First LieutenantRoger Tublay ADM 6/10/57
Commission confirmed 29.4.1709
ADM 6/10
27.6.1711 - 27.7.1711Second LieutenantAlexander Bowers ADM 6/11/170
Commission confirmed 19.10.1711
ADM 6/11
28.7.1711 - 8.11.1712First LieutenantJohn Borradale ADM 6/11/168
Commission confirmed 15.10.1711
ADM 6/11
28.7.1711 - 13.12.1714Second LieutenantJoseph Weld ADM 6/11/175
Commission confirmed 8.11.1711
ADM 6/11
9.11.1712 - 13.12.1714First LieutenantEdward Brookes (d.1738) ADM 6/11/269
Commission confirmed 11.8.1713
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 3.3.1714/15First LieutenantEdward Brookes (d.1738) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.12.1714 - 10.3.1714/15Second LieutenantJoseph Weld ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 3.3.1714/15Third LieutenantJohn Dove (d.1743) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 28.2.1715/16First LieutenantThomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/1211.3.1714/15 - 28.2.1715/16Second LieutenantEdward Brookes (d.1738) ADM 6/12/33ADM 6/1211.3.1714/15 - 2.6.1715Third LieutenantJoseph Weld ADM 6/12/33ADM 6/123.3.1715/16 - 16.3.1715/16First LieutenantWilliam Coulsea ADM 6/12/63ADM 6/123.3.1715/16 - 16.3.1715/16Second LieutenantEdward Sanderson ADM 6/12/63ADM 6/128.1.1717/18 - 16.3.1717/18Second LieutenantThe Hon. Charles O'Brien ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 7.5.1719First LieutenantHenry Huish (d.1751) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 7.5.1719Second LieutenantWilliam Kinsey (d.1744) ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 1.6.1720First LieutenantHenry Mitchell (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 9.4.1721Second LieutenantJohn Berry ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 31.5.1722First LieutenantSamuel Tilley (d.1723) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 29.6.1721Second LieutenantJohn Fenwick (d.1744) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1330.6.1721 - 13.8.1724Second LieutenantGeorge Weston ADM 6/13/15ADM 6/1330.6.1721 - bef.2.10.1725Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Fenwick (d.1744) ADM 6/13/15ADM 6/13

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.9.1712 - 8.11.1712Midshipman ExtraEdward Brookes (d.1738) ADM 6/11/224ADM 6/113.6.1715 - 1715Midshipman ExtraJoseph Weld ADM 6/12/43ADM 6/12

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.11.1722 - 26.6.1723Volunteer-per-orderJohn Jennings (d.bef.1733) ADM 107/3/187ADM107/39.6.1723 - 12.12.1723Captain's ServantPeter Rattenbury (c.1710-1746) ADM 107/3/356ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1695Completed at Rotherhithe at a cost of £9873.13.4dBWAS-1603
1696Commissioned for the East Indies, then a guard ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1698Paid offBWAS-1714
20.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse
1704In the East-IndiesBWAS-1714
1705In the ChannelBWAS-1714
23.5.1705Arrived at PlymouthBG
1706To JamaicaBWAS-1714
1708Returned to EnglandBWAS-1714
26.11.1711Took the Thetis (42) off the coast of America, losing 5 killedBWAS-1714
1714Guard ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
2.1715Started a great repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
2.1715Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1603
4.1716Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £3608.0.0dBWAS-1603
2.1722Paid offBWAS-1714
2.10.1725Began breakup at Portsmouth, remains moved to Chatham, but actually rebuilt at DeptfordBWAS-1714
8.1815Flagship in the ChannelBWAS-1714

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1701/091702British Fleet for the West indiesJohn Benbow (1652/53-1702)
1711/04/291711/10/09British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725)
1718/04/281718/10British Baltic Fleet 1718Sir John Norris (1670-1749)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/5ADM 6/5 Commission and Warrent Book 1698 28 Jan.-1699 1 June Archive
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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