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Shrewsbury

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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-Deckers (1694)B028
Constructor
William StigantBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1683-1685
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild15.11.1711B028
Becomes

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.1.1694/95 - 25.8.1695Captain
Thomas JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1688-1706
BWAS-1603
26.8.1695 - 30.12.1697Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/73
BWAS-1603
31.12.1697 - 19.6.1699Captain
Richard ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1705
ADM 6/4/134
ADM 6/4
16.3.1699/1700 - 19.4.1700Captain
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
ADM 6/6/26
BWAS-1603
19.4.1700 - 23.9.1700Second Captain
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
Transfered ADM 6/6/33
ADM 6/6
26.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701Captain
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
ADM 6/6/61
BWAS-1603
26.12.1701 - 12.1.1701/2Captain
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
ADM 6/6/126
ADM 6/6
13.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Captain
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
Transfered ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
4.2.1701/2 - 19.3.1701/2Captain
Peter PickardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
ADM 6/7/5
ADM 6/7
20.3.1701/2 - 10.9.1708Captain
Josias CrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1712
ADM 6/7/21
BWAS-1603

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.6.1695 - 1695Admiral of the Blue
Lord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1686
ADM 6/3/59
ADM 6/3
1.1696 - 1696Vice-Admiral of the Blue
David MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
B051
1700Admiral of the Fleet
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ODNB
19.4.1700 - 1700Captain
Thomas LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1703
ADM 6/6/32
BWAS-1603
1704Vice-Admiral of the Red
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
BWAS-1603

28 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1694/95 - 19.6.1699First Lieutenant
Nathaniel FoggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1703
ADM 6/3/26
ADM 6/3
4.1.1694/95 - 9.6.1695Second Lieutenant
Philip BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/3/1
ADM 6/3
4.1.1694/95 - 9.6.1695Second Lieutenant
Timothy SplaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 6/3/25
ADM 6/3
10.6.1695 - 17.8.1695Second Lieutenant
John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/61
ADM 6/3
22.11.1695 - 19.6.1699Second Lieutenant
Timothy SplaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 107/2/23
Confirmed 7.9.1696
ADM 6/4
22.11.1695 - 2.2.1696/97Third Lieutenant
Mark HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
ADM 6/4/22
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 5.9.1696
ADM 6/4
3.2.1696/97 - 19.6.1699Third Lieutenant
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1709
ADM 6/4/69
ADM 6/4
19.3.1699/1700 - 23.9.1700First Lieutenant
Walter RiddleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1713
Transfered ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
19.3.1699/1700 - 23.9.1700Second Lieutenant
John LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
19.3.1699/1700 - 12.4.1700Third Lieutenant
Strickland TyrwhitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
Transfered ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
13.4.1700 - 16.2.1700/1Third Lieutenant
Lord James Berkeley (Viscount Dursley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/6/32
ADM 6/6
17.2.1700/1 - 18.7.1701First Lieutenant
Richard ChapmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1701
ADM 6/6/56
ADM 1
17.2.1700/1 - 25.7.1701Third Lieutenant
William DringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/6/55
ADM 6/6
8.3.1700/1 - 31.12.1701Second Lieutenant
Thomas CampionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1712
Transfered ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
26.7.1701 - 30.9.1701Third Lieutenant
Charles RocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1706
ADM 6/6/113
Confirmed 13.9.1701
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 11.6.1702First Lieutenant
Clempson CaveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1732
ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 11.6.1702Third Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/6/127
ADM 6/6
17.2.1701/2 - 11.6.1702Second Lieutenant
Richard DyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1706
ADM 6/7/10
ADM 6/7
12.6.1702 - 20.2.1703/4First Lieutenant
Richard DyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1706
ADM 6/7/40
ADM 6/7
12.6.1702 - 20.1.1703/4Second Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/7/40
ADM 6/7
21.1.1703/4 - 10.9.1708First Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/8/45
ADM 6/8
21.1.1703/4 - 18.8.1704Third Lieutenant
Philip YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1704
ADM 6/8/44
ADM 6/8
21.2.1703/4 - 22.8.1706Second Lieutenant
Richard DyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1706
ADM 6/8/45
ADM 6/8
19.8.1704 - 27.9.1705Third Lieutenant
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
Transfered ADM 6/8/111
Confirmed 13.11.1704
ADM 6/8
27.9.1705 - 24.2.1705/6Third Lieutenant
Edward StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
Transfered ADM 6/8/209
Confirmed 15.12.1705
ADM 6/8
21.7.1706 - 31.8.1706Third Lieutenant
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
Transfered ADM 6/9/85
Confirmed 29.7.1707
ADM 6/9
23.8.1706 - 10.9.1708Second Lieutenant
Tyrwit CyleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1745
ADM 6/9/140
Confirmed 18.2.1707/8
ADM 6/9
19.3.1706/7 - 10.9.1708Third Lieutenant
John WoodenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1713
ADM 6/9/140
ADM 6/9

12 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 1.5.1695Boatswain
Jethro BrowneBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1717
ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3
1695 - 27.9.1695Chaplain
Thomas SkinnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
4.1.1694/95 - 1.9.1695Chaplain
John Baptista RosimundBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1694-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/26
ADM 6/3
27.3.1695 - bef.23.1.1695/96Carpenter
William BettsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/3/42
ADM 6
9.5.1695 - 1695Boatswain
Robert FrostBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/55
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 26.9.1695Chaplain
Alexander WootenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
7.10.1695 - 13.1.1695/96Chaplain
John CliftonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3
23.1.1695/96 - 1696Carpenter
John ShuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/23
Confirmed 7.9.1696
ADM 6/4
2.11.1696 - 1696Chaplain
John BollingbrokeBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/42
ADM 6/4
19.3.1699/1700 - 27.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
John HorsemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
Transfered ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
21.3.1699/1700 - 16.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
Thomas MunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/28
ADM 6/6
4.4.1700 - 23.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
Thomas TeddimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
Transfered ADM 6/6/31
ADM 6/6

11 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
John StapelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/29
ADM 6/3
14.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Daniel HelottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/29
ADM 6/23
14.1.1694/95 - 2.2.1727/28Volunteer
Penniston AstryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/3
15.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
George FarrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/9
ADM 6/23
20.6.1695 - 19.6.1699Midshipman
George PomeroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1735
ADM 6/3/61
ADM 107/1
8.10.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3
21.3.1696/97 - 31.5.1697Volunteer
Humphrey WyndhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/84
ADM 6/4
5.4.1697 - 1697Volunteer
John BenbowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1701
ADM 6/4/87
ADM 6/4
11.10.1700 - 16.3.1700/1Midshipman
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1751
Transfered ADM 107/1/213
ADM 107/1
9.6.1703 - 6.2.1704/5Midshipman
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 107/2/45
ADM 6/3
21.4.1706 - 3.6.1707Midshipman
Henry AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1708
ADM 107/2/155
ADM 107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
15.2.1705/6 - 20.4.1706Able Seaman
Henry AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1708
ADM 107/2/155
ADM 107/2

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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