Chichester

168
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.4.1693BWAS-1603
Launched6.3.1694/95B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1705B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Chichester' (1706) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck157' 3"Imperial Inch3.9878 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130' 5"Imperial Inch3.302 (10′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 9 ½"Imperial Inch1.0414 (3′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Inch0.4318 (1′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,210Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck157' 3"Imperial Inch3.9878 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130' 5"Imperial Inch3.302 (10′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 9 ½"Imperial Inch1.0414 (3′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Inch0.4318 (1′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,211 5594Tons BM 

Armament


6.3.1694/95Broadside 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

1704Broadside Weight = 630.5 Imperial Pound ( 285.9323 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck22 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.2.1690/91490Design Complement

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.1.1694/95 - 2.9.1695CaptainSir Richard Edwards ADM 6/3/11ADM 6/326.8.1695 - 1696CaptainJohn Jennings (1664-1743) ADM 6/3/73BWAS-16031696 - 7.9.1696CaptainCharles Brittiff (d.1703)BWAS-16038.9.1696 - 1697CaptainRobert Deane (d.1699/0) ADM 6/4/23ADM 6/430.1.1699/0 - 22.1.1701/2CaptainSir Robert Robinson (d.1718/19) ADM 6/6/21BWAS-16031702 - 12.1.1702/3CaptainJedediah Barker (d.1702/3)BWAS-160314.1.1701/2 - 16.3.1701/2CaptainArchibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/616.3.1701/2 - 1702CaptainAndrew Pedder (d.1702)† ADM 6/7/19BWAS-16037.6.1703 - 16.6.1704CaptainJohn Hartnoll ADM 6/8/32
Commission confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
17.6.1704 - 14.7.1704CaptainThomas Coal ADM 6/8/82BWAS-160315.7.1704 - 4.12.1706CaptainJohn Redman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/8/85ADM 6/8

29 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1693/94 - 27.9.1695First LieutenantJohn Lowen (d.1711) ADM 6/3/1ADM 6/34.1.1694/95 - 17.12.1696Third LieutenantJohn Paul (c.1669-?) ADM 6/3/2ADM 6/328.1.1694/95 - 1695Second LieutenantEdmond Draper ADM 6/3/32ADM 6/313.9.1695 - 16.4.1696Second LieutenantSamuel Ryddall ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/328.9.1695 - 12.10.1695First LieutenantWilliam Crouch ADM 6/3/81ADM113.10.1695 - 1696First LieutenantJohn Flawes ADM 6/4/34
Commission confirmed 5.10.1696
ADM 6/4
18.12.1696 - 17.6.1697Third LieutenantGeorge Lumley (c.1671-1710) ADM 6/4/55ADM 6/424.3.1697/98 - 1.2.1699/0Second LieutenantJohn Codner (d.1714) ADM 6/5/13ADM 6/52.2.1699/0 - 14.1.1700/1First LieutenantJohn Ward (d.1716/17) ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/62.2.1699/0 - 9.4.1701Second LieutenantWagdolen Baker (d.1704) ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/62.2.1699/0 - 25.3.1700Third LieutenantRichard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/627.3.1700 - 4.4.1701Third LieutenantMathew Tale ADM 6/6/29ADM 6/615.1.1700/1 - 9.4.1701First LieutenantThomas Wilshaw ADM 6/6/52ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 20.1.1701/2Third LieutenantWilliam Coulsea ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/610.4.1701 - 15.1.1701/2First LieutenantWagdolen Baker (d.1704) ADM 6/6/87ADM 6/610.4.1701 - 15.1.1701/2Second LieutenantBeaumont Raymond (d.1718) ADM 6/6/87ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 17.3.1701/2First LieutenantThomas Meade (d.1740) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 16.3.1701/2Second LieutenantJames Anderson ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 16.3.1701/2Third LieutenantMathew Nesbitt ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/617.3.1701/2 - 2.1.1702/3Second LieutenantEdward St Loe (c.1682-1729) ADM 6/7/20ADM 6/717.3.1701/2 - 7.12.1702Third LieutenantRobert Lacon (d.1703) ADM 6/7/20ADM 6/718.3.1701/2 - 10.4.1703First LieutenantWilliam Coney (d.1707) ADM 6/7/20ADM 6/78.12.1702 - 2.1.1702/3Third LieutenantJoseph Watts (d.1721) ADM 6/8/25ADM 6/83.1.1702/3 - 29.4.1703Second LieutenantJoseph Watts (d.1721) ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
3.1.1702/3 - 29.4.1703Third LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/29
Commission confirmed 27.11.1703
ADM 6/8
30.4.1703 - 29.8.1703Second LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/29
Commission confirmed 27.11.1703
ADM 6/8
30.4.1703 - 26.6.1704Third LieutenantJames Todd ADM 6/8/32
Commission confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
11.6.1703 - 15.12.1704First LieutenantMichael Walford ADM 6/8/32
Commission confirmed 10.12.1703
ADM 6/8
12.7.1704 - 22.8.1704Second LieutenantJohn Temple (d.1734) ADM 6/8/85ADM 6/8

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.4.1695 - 1695CookJohn Ward ADM 6/3/26ADM 6/319.4.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraBenjamin Barnett (c.1669-1703) ADM 6/6/32ADM 6/622.5.1700 - 1700Midshipman ExtraJohn Warham (d.c.1704) ADM 6/6/41ADM 6/622.5.1700 - 1700Midshipman ExtraWilliam Hamilton ADM 6/6/41ADM 6/620.2.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1Midshipman ExtraRobert Robinson ADM 6/6/57ADM 6/629.7.1701 - 28.9.1701Midshipman ExtraNathaniel Boyce ADM 6/6/109ADM 6/6

Service History


DateEventSource
1700Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1702With the fleet at Cadiz and then to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1703In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1704Returned homeBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM1ADM 1 Admiralty: Correspondence and PapersAuthorityBook
ADM 6/5ADM 6/5 Commission and Warrent Book 1698 28 Jan.-1699 1 June Archive
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
 

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