Cambridge

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Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.11.1693BWAS-1603
Launched21.2.1694/95B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-DeckersB028
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild30.8.1713BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Cambridge' (1715) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel127' 9"Imperial Feet38.7181 
Breadth41' 11 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,194Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel127' 9"Imperial Feet38.7181 
Breadth41' 11 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,194 2894Tons BM 

Armament


21.2.1694/95Broadside Weight = 708 Imperial Pound ( 321.078 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Quarterdeck16 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.2.1690/91490Design Complement
1709250As a guardshipBWAS-1603

12 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1694/95 - 2.1695CaptainThomas Crawley ADM 6/3/7ADM 6/32.1695 - 9.1695CaptainJames Stewart (d.1704/5) ADM 6/3/59ADM 6/319.8.1695 - 30.4.1699CaptainThomas Crawley ADM 6/3/71ADM 6/33.4.1701 - 25.12.1701CaptainRobert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/614.1.1701/2 - 4.6.1702CaptainThomas Dilkes (d.1706) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/611.6.1702 - 18.3.1702/3CaptainRichard Lestock (d.1713) ADM 6/7/74
Commission confirmed 9.1.1702/3
ADM 6/7
19.3.1702/3 - 23.3.1702/3CaptainAndrew Leake (d.1704) ADM 6/7/108ADM 6/75.2.1704/5 - 2.12.1705CaptainJames Littleton (1668-1722/23) ADM 6/8/149BWAS-16033.12.1705 - 31.12.1705CaptainThomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/8/206ADM 6/81.1.1705/6 - 23.6.1707CaptainJames Littleton (1668-1722/23) ADM 6/8/214ADM 6/824.6.1707 - 17.1.1708/9CaptainThomas Swanton (d.1722/23) ADM 6/9/76BWAS-160318.1.1708/9 - bef.15.9.1712CaptainFrancis Dove (d.1724/25): on board from 1.2.1708/9 ADM 6/10/26BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.6.1695 - 10.1695Vice-Admiral of the RedSir Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707) ADM 6/3/59ADM 6/31696 - 27.8.1697Vice-AdmiralJohn Neville (d.1697)BWAS-1603

34 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1694/95 - 5.9.1697Second LieutenantGeorge Maugham (c.1671-1702) ADM 6/3/2ADM 6/38.1.1694/95 - 4.6.1697Third LieutenantSamuel Legg ADM 6/3/2ADM 6/39.1.1694/95 - 15.3.1694/95First LieutenantPhilip Watkins ADM 6/3/5ADM 6/315.3.1694/95 - 4.6.1697First LieutenantHenry Turville (d.1719) ADM 6/3/41ADM 6/323.9.1696 - 8.1.1696/97First LieutenantJoshua Moore (d.1705/6) ADM 6/4/29ADM 6/45.6.1697 - 30.5.1699First LieutenantSamuel Legg ADM 6/4/125
Commission confirmed 15.11.1697
ADM 6/4
5.7.1697 - 30.5.1699Second LieutenantCharles Carter ADM 6/4/125
Commission confirmed 15.11.1697
ADM 6/4
5.4.1701 - 31.12.1701First LieutenantJohn Flawes ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 31.12.1701Second LieutenantSamuel Gilman ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/614.4.1701 - 2.11.1701Third LieutenantRichard Lestock (1678/79-1748)ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 23.8.1703First LieutenantRichard Falle (1664-1703) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/619.1.1701/2 - 1.2.1702/3Second LieutenantWilliam Hamilton (c.1672-?) ADM 6/6/136ADM 6/619.1.1701/2 - 13.9.1702Third LieutenantWalter Markham (d.1707) ADM 6/6/136ADM 6/614.8.1702 - 6.1.1702/3Third LieutenantEdward Gibbs ADM 6/7/69
Commission confirmed 25.12.1702
ADM 6/7
7.1.1702/3 - 30.8.1703Third LieutenantThomas Lestock ADM 6/7/73ADM 6/72.2.1702/3 - 30.8.1703Second LieutenantThomas Munn (d.1705) ADM 6/7/83ADM 6/724.8.1703 - 17.1.1708/9First LieutenantGeorge Hay ADM 6/8/27
Commission confirmed 20.11.1703
ADM 6/8
31.8.1703 - 23.2.1704/5Second LieutenantThomas Lestock ADM 6/8/38
Commission confirmed 29.12.1703
ADM 6/8
31.8.1703 - 9.1.1703/4Third LieutenantWilliam Smith ADM 6/8/28
Commission confirmed 22.11.1703
ADM 6/8
10.1.1703/4 - 20.8.1704Third LieutenantWilliam Graham (d.1717/18) ADM 6/8/41ADM 6/821.8.1704 - 6.9.1705Third LieutenantMungo Herdman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/8/102
Commission confirmed 19.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.2.1704/5 - 6.4.1705Second LieutenantWilliam Lloyd (d.1723) ADM 6/8/157ADM 6/87.9.1705 - 6.1.1708/9Second LieutenantMungo Herdman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/8/208
Commission confirmed 9.12.1705
ADM 6/8
8.9.1705 - 28.3.1707Third LieutenantWilliam Probyn ADM 6/8/209
Commission confirmed 11.12.1705
ADM 6/8
29.3.1707 - 6.1.1708/9Third LieutenantWilliam Ogilvie ADM 6/9/68
Commission confirmed 5.5.1707
ADM 6/9
18.1.1708/9 - 16.11.1709First LieutenantWilliam Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 6/10/26ADM 6/1018.1.1708/9 - 1.2.1708/9Second LieutenantNathaniel Cooper ADM 6/10/26ADM 6/1018.1.1708/9 - 6.12.1709Third LieutenantRichard Dove (d.1734) ADM 6/10/26ADM 6/104.2.1708/9 - 27.3.1711Second LieutenantThomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/10/30ADM 6/1017.11.1709 - 27.3.1711First LieutenantAndrew Horseman ADM 6/11/5ADM 6/117.12.1709 - 1.11.1711Third LieutenantJames Richards (d.1743) ADM 6/11/12ADM 6/1128.3.1711 - 15.9.1712First LieutenantThomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/11/124ADM 6/1128.3.1711 - 15.9.1712Second LieutenantWilliam Wilson ADM 6/11/125ADM 6/112.11.1711 - 15.9.1712Third LieutenantJohn Wooden (d.c.1707) ADM 6/11/174ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.12.1710 - 1.3.1710/11Midshipman ExtraNathaniel Darkin ADM 6/11/85ADM 6/11

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1694/95 - 1695VolunteerEdward Kerne ADM 6/3/9ADM 6/35.5.1695 - 23.8.1695MidshipmanThomas Cox (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1696For the SoundingsBWAS-1603
30.4.1699

Paid off

ADM 51
1702Cadiz operationsBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705At Barcelona and AlicanteBWAS-1603
1707Sailed to Lisbon and then the SoundingsBWAS-1603
1708Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1709Guard ship at the NoreBWAS-1603
15.9.1712Paid offADM 51
30.8.1713

Docked at Woolwich ot broken up and rebuilt

BWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


Launch DateB065
Lavery gives the launch date as 1695/12/02, which is in error

 

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