Shrewsbury

171
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.6.1694BWAS-1603
Launched6.2.1693/94B028
First Commissioned6.2.1694/95
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 3-Deckers
ConstructorWilliam StigantBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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
1695CaptainThomas Jennings (d.1723)BWAS-160326.8.1695 - 30.12.1697CaptainHenry Haughton (d.1703) ADM 6/3/73BWAS-160331.12.1697 - 1697CaptainRichard Clarke ADM 6/4/134ADM 6/416.3.1699/0 - 18.4.1700CaptainBenjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/26BWAS-160319.4.1700 - 23.9.1700Second CaptainBenjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/33ADM 6/626.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701CaptainCharles Cornewall (1669-1718) ADM 6/6/61BWAS-160326.12.1701 - 12.1.1701/2CaptainJames Stewart (d.1704/5) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/613.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2CaptainBenjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/64.2.1701/2 - 19.3.1701/2CaptainPeter Pickard (d.1701/2) ADM 6/7/5ADM 6/720.3.1701/2 - 1708CaptainJosias 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 BlueDavid Mitchell (d.1710)B0511700Admiral of the FleetSir George Rooke (1650-1708/9)ODNB19.4.1700 - 1700CaptainThomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/32BWAS-16031704Vice-Admiral of the RedStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-1603

28 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1694/95 - 9.6.1695Second LieutenantPhilip Browne ADM 6/3/1ADM 6/34.1.1694/95 - 1696Second LieutenantTimothy Splaine ADM 6/3/25ADM 6/31.3.1694/95 - 1695First LieutenantNathaniel Fogg ADM 6/3/1ADM 6/310.6.1695 - 18.10.1695Second LieutenantJohn Holmes ADM 6/3/61ADM 6/322.11.1695 - 2.2.1696/97Third LieutenantMark Harrison ADM 6/4/22
Commission confirmed 5.9.1696
ADM 6/4
7.9.1696 - 18.3.1699/0Second LieutenantTimothy SplaineADM 6/43.2.1696/97 - 18.3.1699/0Third LieutenantJohn Williams (d.1711) ADM 6/4/69ADM 6/419.3.1699/0 - 23.9.1700First LieutenantWalter Riddle ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/619.3.1699/0 - 23.9.1700Second LieutenantJohn Lambert ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/619.3.1699/0 - 12.4.1700Third LieutenantStrickland 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 LieutenantRichard Chapman ADM 6/6/56ADM117.2.1700/1 - 25.7.1701Third LieutenantWilliam Dring (c.1673-?) ADM 6/6/55ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 31.12.1701Second LieutenantThomas Campion ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/626.7.1701 - 30.9.1701Third LieutenantCharles Roche (d.1708) ADM 6/6/113
Commission confirmed 13.9.1701
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 11.6.1702First LieutenantClempson Cave ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 11.6.1702Third LieutenantAlexander Stewart ADM 6/6/127ADM 6/617.2.1701/2 - 11.6.1702Second LieutenantRichard Dyer (d.1707) ADM 6/7/10ADM 6/712.6.1702 - 20.2.1703/4First LieutenantRichard Dyer (d.1707) ADM 6/7/40ADM 6/712.6.1702 - 20.1.1703/4Second LieutenantAlexander Stewart ADM 6/7/40ADM 6/721.1.1703/4 - 27.12.1708First LieutenantAlexander Stewart ADM 6/8/45ADM 6/821.1.1703/4 - 18.8.1704Third LieutenantPhilip Young ADM 6/8/44ADM 6/821.2.1703/4 - 22.8.1706Second LieutenantRichard Dyer (d.1707) ADM 6/8/45ADM 6/819.8.1704 - 27.9.1705Third LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/8/111
Commission confirmed 13.11.1704
ADM 6/8
27.9.1705 - 24.2.1705/6Third LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/209
Commission confirmed 15.12.1705
ADM 6/8
21.7.1706 - 31.8.1706Third LieutenantIsaac Townsend (1684-1765) ADM 6/9/85
Commission confirmed 29.7.1707
ADM 6/9
23.8.1706 - 31.1.1708/9Second LieutenantTyrwit Cyley (d.1751) ADM 6/9/140
Commission confirmed 18.2.1707/8
ADM 6/9
19.3.1706/7 - 27.12.1708Third LieutenantJohn Wooden (d.c.1707) ADM 6/9/140ADM 6/9

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.3.1699/0 - 27.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraJohn Horseman ADM 6/6/27ADM 6/621.3.1699/0 - 1700Midshipman ExtraThomas Munn (d.1705) ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/64.4.1700 - 23.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraThomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 6/6/31ADM 6/6

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
21.4.1706 - 3.6.1707MidshipmanHenry Alexander ADM 107/2/155ADM107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
15.2.1705/6 - 20.4.1706Able SeamanHenry 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


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
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
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 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IIJohn CharnockDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM1ADM 1 Admiralty: Correspondence and PapersAuthorityBook
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM107/2ADM 107/2 1703-1712 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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