Shrewsbury

171
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.6.1694BWAS-1603
Launched6.2.1693/94B028
First Commissioned6.2.1694/95B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 3-DeckersB028
Constructor William StigantBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild15.11.1711B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Shrewsbury' (1713) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck153' 0"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Length of Keel130' 5"Imperial Feet39.6282 
Breadth42' 6"Imperial Feet12.8778 
Depth in Hold17' 5"Imperial Feet5.1997 
Burthen1,257Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck153' 0"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Length of Keel130' 5"Imperial Feet39.6282 
Breadth42' 6"Imperial Feet12.8778 
Depth in Hold17' 5"Imperial Feet5.1997 
Burthen1,253Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 552 Imperial Pound ( 250.332 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1694476Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.1.1694/95 - 25.8.1695Captain Thomas Jennings (d.1723)BWAS-160326.8.1695 - 30.12.1697Captain Henry Haughton (d.1703) ADM 6/3/73BWAS-160331.12.1697 - 19.6.1699Captain Richard Clarke ADM 6/4/134ADM 6/416.3.1699/1700 - 19.4.1700Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/26BWAS-160319.4.1700 - 23.9.1700Second Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/33ADM 6/626.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701Captain Charles Cornewall (1669-1718) ADM 6/6/61BWAS-160326.12.1701 - 12.1.1701/2Captain James Stewart (d.1704/5) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/613.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/64.2.1701/2 - 19.3.1701/2Captain Peter Pickard (d.1701/2) ADM 6/7/5ADM 6/720.3.1701/2 - 10.9.1708Captain Josias Crow ADM 6/7/21BWAS-1603

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.6.1695 - 1695Admiral of the BlueLord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton) (1663-1696/97) ADM 6/3/59ADM 6/31.1696 - 1696Vice-Admiral of the Blue David Mitchell (d.1710)B0511700Admiral of the FleetSir George Rooke (1650-1708/9)ODNB19.4.1700 - 1700Captain Thomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/32BWAS-16031704Vice-Admiral of the Red Stafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-1603

28 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1694/95 - 9.6.1695Second Lieutenant Timothy Splaine ADM 6/3/25ADM 6/34.1.1694/95 - 9.6.1695Second Lieutenant Philip Browne (d.aft.1702) ADM 6/3/1ADM 6/31.3.1694/95 - 19.6.1699First Lieutenant Nathaniel Fogg ADM 6/3/1ADM 6/310.6.1695 - 17.8.1695Second Lieutenant John Holmes ADM 6/3/61ADM 6/322.11.1695 - 2.2.1696/97Third Lieutenant Mark Harrison ADM 6/4/22
Commission confirmed 5.9.1696
ADM 6/4
7.9.1696 - 19.6.1699Second Lieutenant Timothy SplaineADM 6/43.2.1696/97 - 19.6.1699Third Lieutenant John Williams (d.1711) ADM 6/4/69ADM 6/419.3.1699/1700 - 23.9.1700First Lieutenant Walter Riddle ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/619.3.1699/1700 - 23.9.1700Second Lieutenant John Lambert (d.1739) ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/619.3.1699/1700 - 12.4.1700Third Lieutenant Strickland Tyrwhit ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/613.4.1700 - 16.1.1700/1Third LieutenantLord James Berkeley (Viscount Dursley) (1679-1736) ADM 6/6/32ADM 6/617.2.1700/1 - 18.7.1701First Lieutenant Richard Chapman ADM 6/6/56ADM 117.2.1700/1 - 25.7.1701Third Lieutenant William Dring (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/55ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 31.12.1701Second Lieutenant Thomas Campion ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/626.7.1701 - 30.9.1701Third Lieutenant Charles Roche (d.1708) ADM 6/6/113
Commission confirmed 13.9.1701
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 11.6.1702First Lieutenant Clempson Cave ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 11.6.1702Third Lieutenant Alexander Stewart ADM 6/6/127ADM 6/617.2.1701/2 - 11.6.1702Second Lieutenant Richard Dyer (d.1707) ADM 6/7/10ADM 6/712.6.1702 - 20.2.1703/4First Lieutenant Richard Dyer (d.1707) ADM 6/7/40ADM 6/712.6.1702 - 20.1.1703/4Second Lieutenant Alexander Stewart ADM 6/7/40ADM 6/721.1.1703/4 - 10.9.1708First Lieutenant Alexander Stewart ADM 6/8/45ADM 6/821.1.1703/4 - 18.8.1704Third Lieutenant Philip Young ADM 6/8/44ADM 6/821.2.1703/4 - 22.8.1706Second Lieutenant Richard Dyer (d.1707) ADM 6/8/45ADM 6/819.8.1704 - 27.9.1705Third Lieutenant Thomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/8/111
Commission confirmed 13.11.1704
ADM 6/8
27.9.1705 - 24.2.1705/6Third Lieutenant Edward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/209
Commission confirmed 15.12.1705
ADM 6/8
21.7.1706 - 31.8.1706Third Lieutenant Isaac Townsend (1684-1765) ADM 6/9/85
Commission confirmed 29.7.1707
ADM 6/9
23.8.1706 - 10.9.1708Second Lieutenant Tyrwit Cyley (d.1751) ADM 6/9/140
Commission confirmed 18.2.1707/8
ADM 6/9
19.3.1706/7 - 10.9.1708Third Lieutenant John Wooden (d.c.1707) ADM 6/9/140ADM 6/9

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.3.1699/1700 - 27.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra John Horseman (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/621.3.1699/1700 - 16.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra Thomas Munn (d.1705) ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/64.4.1700 - 23.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra Thomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 6/6/31ADM 6/6

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer George Farrant ADM 6/3/9ADM 6/2321.4.1706 - 3.6.1707Midshipman Henry Alexander ADM 107/2/155ADM107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
15.2.1705/6 - 20.4.1706Able Seaman Henry Alexander ADM 107/2/155ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1695Operations on the French coastBWAS-1603
1700Flagship of a squadron sent to the BalticTRN2
1703In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1704In the ChannelBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1706Present at the Bombardment of AlicanteBWAS-1603
1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
15.11.1711Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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