Ranelagh

173
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.5.1695BWAS-1714
Launched25.6.1697B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 3-DeckersB028
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild9.1723B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Princess Caroline' (1731) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 8"Imperial Feet48.1619 
Length of Keel129' 3"Imperial Feet39.3218 
Breadth41' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet12.5159 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,198 8994Tons 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
1703476EstablishmentBWAS-1714

16 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1697 - 29.7.1697CaptainWilliam Wright (d.1735) ADM 6/4/105ADM 6/42.5.1699 - 11.7.1699CaptainJohn Munden (d.1718/19) ADM 6/5/45BWAS-171412.7.1699 - 13.2.1700/1CaptainJames Greenway (d.1703) ADM 6/6/6BWAS-160326.2.1700/1 - 12.1.1701/2CaptainJames Greenway (d.1703) ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/613.1.1701/2 - 23.2.1701/2CaptainEdward Whitaker ADM 6/6/130BWAS-171424.2.1701/2 - 5.2.1702/3CaptainRichard Fitzpatrick (d.1727) ADM 6/7/13BWAS-17146.2.1702/3 - 18.3.1702/3CaptainAndrew Leake (d.1704) ADM 6/7/86ADM 6/719.3.1702/3 - 26.9.1703CaptainWilliam Scalley (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/108BWAS-171427.9.1703 - 13.8.1704CaptainJohn Cowe ADM 6/8/45
Commission confirmed 24.1.1703/4
BWAS-1714
16.8.1704 - 24.1.1704/5CaptainGeorge Delavall (c.1667-1723): on board from 1705BWAS-171425.1.1704/5 - 11.2.1704/5Second CaptainRichard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/8/143ADM 6/812.2.1704/5 - 28.4.1706CaptainGeorge Delavall (c.1667-1723) ADM 6/8/149ADM 6/829.4.1706 - 18.8.1707CaptainCharles Fotherby (d.1720) ADM 6/9/28
Commission confirmed 21.11.1706
BWAS-1714
19.8.1707 - 7.1.1707/8Second CaptainBartholomew Candler (d.1722) ADM 6/9/89ADM 6/98.1.1707/8 - 1.12.1710CaptainWilliam Faulknor (d.1725) ADM 6/9/120BWAS-17146.12.1710 - 28.10.1711Second CaptainAmbrose Cole (d.1711) ADM 6/11/174
Commission confirmed 5.11.1711
ADM 6/11

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1701 - 1.1702Vice-Admiral of the RedThomas Hopson (1643-1717)BWAS-17141703Rear-Admiral of the RedGeorge Byng (1663/64-1732/33)BWAS-17141705Vice-Admiral of the WhiteSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-17148.1.1707/8 - 1708Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir John Norris (1670-1749)BWAS-1714

46 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.5.1699 - 26.2.1700/1First LieutenantThomas Long (d.1710) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/59.5.1699 - 16.2.1700/1Second LieutenantJonathon Denn ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/59.5.1699 - 17.7.1699Third LieutenantFrancis Vaughan (d.1706/7) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/518.7.1699Third LieutenantPeter Hussey ADM 6/6/7ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2First LieutenantEdward Hopson (1671-1728) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 15.2.1701/2Second LieutenantWilliam Wilson ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2Third LieutenantAndrew Horseman ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 18.2.1701/2Second LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 29.4.1702First LieutenantCharles Carter ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 13.12.1702Third LieutenantJohn Ledger (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/619.2.1701/2 - 14.12.1702Second LieutenantNicholas Gibbon (c.1661-?) ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/730.4.1702 - 4.11.1702First LieutenantJohn Cowe ADM 6/7/31ADM 6/714.12.1702 - 23.3.1702/3Third LieutenantCharles Vanbrugh (1680-1740) ADM 6/7/66ADM 6/715.12.1702 - 23.3.1702/3First LieutenantNicholas Gibbon (c.1661-?) ADM 6/7/67ADM 6/715.12.1702 - 19.11.1704Second LieutenantJohn Ledger (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/7/67ADM 6/724.3.1702/3 - 12.12.1704First LieutenantWilliam Davenport (d.1707) ADM 6/7/110ADM 6/724.3.1702/3 - 25.1.1704/5Second LieutenantCharles Vanbrugh (1680-1740) ADM 6/7/111ADM 6/724.3.1702/3 - 11.1.1704/5Third LieutenantCharles Browne (c.1678-1753) ADM 6/7/110ADM 6/713.12.1704 - 12.1.1704/5First LieutenantJames Stewart (c.1678-1757) ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/813.12.1704 - 11.1.1704/5Second LieutenantJohn Miles ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/812.1.1704/5 - 6.4.1705First LieutenantWilliam Davenport (d.1707) ADM 6/8/136ADM 6/812.1.1704/5 - 18.8.1707Second LieutenantJohn Gray (d.c.1736) ADM 6/8/136ADM 6/812.1.1704/5 - 5.6.1706Third LieutenantCharles Browne (c.1678-1753) ADM 6/8/136ADM 6/87.4.1705 - 5.1.1706/7First LieutenantWilliam Lloyd (d.1723) ADM 6/8/169ADM 6/86.6.1706 - 21.10.1706Third LieutenantGeorge Crowe (d.1706) ADM 6/9/18
Commission confirmed 19.10.1706
ADM 6/9
22.10.1706 - 10.1.1706/7Third LieutenantThomas Whitaker (d.1767) ADM 6/9/19ADM 6/96.1.1706/7 - 17.3.1707/8First LieutenantJohn Smith ADM 6/9/38ADM 6/918.1.1706/7 - 18.8.1707Third LieutenantWilliam Fearnly ADM 6/9/43ADM 6/919.8.1707 - 7.1.1707/8First LieutenantArthur Delgarno (d.1731) ADM 6/9/89ADM 6/919.8.1707 - 7.1.1707/8Second LieutenantRobert Chadwick (d.1719) ADM 6/9/88ADM 6/919.8.1707 - 7.1.1707/8Third LieutenantHenry Lawson (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/9/89ADM 6/98.1.1707/8 - 23.12.1708First LieutenantArthur Field (d.1726) ADM 6/9/120ADM 6/98.1.1707/8 - 1.4.1708Second LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/9/120ADM 6/98.1.1707/8 - 4.4.1708Third LieutenantAmbrose Cole (d.1711) ADM 6/9/120ADM 6/91.4.1708 - 27.4.1709First LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/10/58
Commission confirmed 6.5.1709
ADM 6/10
5.4.1708 - 2.5.1709Third LieutenantSt John Charlton (d.1742) ADM 6/10/13
Commission confirmed 4.12.1708
ADM 6/10
3.5.1709 - 29.7.1710First LieutenantAmbrose Cole (d.1711) ADM 6/10/58ADM 6/103.5.1709 - 19.10.1709Second LieutenantSt John Charlton (d.1742) ADM 6/10/58ADM 6/103.5.1709 - 19.10.1709Third LieutenantWilliam Probyn ADM 6/10/58ADM 6/1020.10.1709 - 29.7.1710Second LieutenantWilliam Probyn ADM 6/10/97ADM 6/1020.10.1709 - 27.3.1710Third LieutenantJoseph Lingen (d.1752) ADM 6/10/96ADM 6/1028.3.1710 - 2.7.1710Third LieutenantJohn Miller ADM 6/11/275
Commission confirmed 23.10.1713
ADM 6/11
3.7.1710 - 29.7.1710Third LieutenantHercules Baker (d.1744) ADM 6/11/176
Commission confirmed 12.11.1711
ADM 6/11
30.7.1710 - 28.10.1711First LieutenantThomas Whitney (d.1741) ADM 6/11/174
Commission confirmed 3.11.1711
ADM 6/11
30.7.1710 - 28.10.1711Third LieutenantEdward Whitworth (d.1721) ADM 6/11/180
Commission confirmed 1.12.1711
ADM 6/11
30.7.1711 - 28.10.1711Second LieutenantHercules Baker (d.1744) ADM 6/11/176
Commission confirmed 12.11.1711
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1703 - 1704ChaplainThomas Pocock (1672-1745)ODNB

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1703 - 1704MidshipmanStreynsham Master (1680/81-1725)ODNB1710 - 30.7.1710MidshipmanWilliam Martin (c.1696-1756)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1702In the Cadiz operationsBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
1703In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
26.5.1705Sailed from St Helens and joined with 5 sail of Dutch Men of WarBG
1708In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1709In the SoundingsBWAS-1714
1710Returned to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1711Returned to England in the AutumnBWAS-1714
28.10.1711Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
1712In ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
9.1723Began breaking up to rebuild at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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