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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1695BWAS-1603
Launched27.4.1698BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1699B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1603
Constructor
Edward SnelgroveBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1696
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild23.8.1709B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 5"Imperial Feet45.7225 
Length of Keel122' 6"Imperial Feet37.1925 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold16' 9"Imperial Feet4.9149 
Burthen1,052Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 5"Imperial Feet45.7225 
Length of Keel122' 6"Imperial Feet37.1925 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,068 7394Tons BM 

Armament


1698Broadside Weight = 616.5 Imperial Pound ( 279.5831 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77460Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1699 - 25.2.1700/1Captain
John JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1726
Transfered ADM 6/5/45
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701Captain
Gerard EllwesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1711
ADM 6/6/61
ADM 6/6
26.12.1701 - 12.1.1704/5Captain
John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1694
Transfered ADM 6/6/126
BWAS-1603
12.1.1704/5 - 20.8.1705Captain
Edmund LoadesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 0021-1707
Transfered ADM 6/8/134
BWAS-1603
21.8.1705 - 5.10.1708Captain
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
ADM 6/8/255
Confirmed 28.5.1706
BWAS-1603
6.10.1708 - 4.3.1710/11Second Captain
Sir Robert JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1722
Transfered ADM 6/9/188
ADM 6/9

18 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.5.1699 - 28.1.1700/1First Lieutenant
Robert MastertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
Transfered ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 16.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Walter MassyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
Transfered ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
28.2.1700/1 - 14.3.1700/1Third Lieutenant
Richard ThorntonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1701
ADM 6/6/64
ADM 6/6
4.3.1700/1 - 31.12.1701Second Lieutenant
John StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1718
ADM 6/6/67
ADM 6/6
15.3.1700/1 - 28.9.1701Third Lieutenant
Richard BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/74
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 7.2.1703/4First Lieutenant
Thomas MilesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
ADM 6/6/128
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant
James BrothersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1704
ADM 6/6/128
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
ADM 6/6/127
ADM 6/6
6.2.1701/2 - 2.2.1702/3Second Lieutenant
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
ADM 6/7/7
ADM 6/7
6.2.1701/2 - 23.3.1702/3Third Lieutenant
Robert HarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1716
ADM 6/7/7
ADM 6/7
3.2.1702/3 - 23.5.1704First Lieutenant
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
ADM 6/7/85
ADM 6/7
3.2.1702/3 - 23.5.1704Second Lieutenant
Nathaniel TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1725
ADM 6/7/88
ADM 6/7
24.3.1702/3 - 23.5.1704Third Lieutenant
Robert CostaigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1704
ADM 6/7/110
ADM 6/7
24.5.1704 - 12.9.1707First Lieutenant
Nathaniel TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1725
ADM 6/8/98
Confirmed 5.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.5.1704 - 11.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Robert CaskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
ADM 6/8/101
Confirmed 10.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.5.1704 - 12.2.1705/6Third Lieutenant
Daniel BerrymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1737
ADM 6/8/98
Confirmed 5.10.1704
ADM 6/8
12.2.1705/6 - 1.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant
Daniel BerrymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1737
ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
12.2.1705/6 - 21.7.1709Third Lieutenant
Anthony LochardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1715
ADM 6/8/229
ADM 6/8

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1702/3 - 19.12.1704Midshipman
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1729
ADM 107/2/38
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1702Sailed with the Cadiz expeditionBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
1703Took the Privateer
Le Phelypeaux (36) 1703-1703
French 36 Gun
Privateer
after a casuality of 50 killed and wounded
ref:801
13.11.1703Took the Ship of the Line
Le Hasardeux (50) 1699-1703
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
ref:801
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705At the reduction of DeniaBWAS-1603
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the North Sea and ChannelBWAS-1603
26.2.1708/9Ordered to be rebuiltBWAS-1603
23.8.1709Docked to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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