Orford

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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 SnelgroveB065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild23.8.1709B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Orford' (1713) (70)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1699 - 25.2.1700/1Captain John Jennings (1664-1743) ADM 6/5/45BWAS-160326.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701Captain Gerard Ellwes ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/626.12.1701 - 12.1.1704/5CaptainSir John Norris (1670-1749) ADM 6/6/126BWAS-160312.1.1704/5 - 20.8.1705Captain Edmund Loades (d.1707) ADM 6/8/134BWAS-160321.8.1705 - 3.1707/8Captain Charles Cornewall (1669-1718) ADM 6/8/255
Commission confirmed 28.5.1706
BWAS-1603
6.10.1708 - 4.3.1710/11Second CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/9/188ADM 6/9

18 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.5.1699 - 28.1.1700/1First Lieutenant Robert Masterton ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 16.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant Walter Massy ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/528.2.1700/1 - 14.3.1700/1Third Lieutenant Richard Thornton ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 31.12.1701Second Lieutenant John Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/6/67ADM 6/615.3.1700/1 - 28.9.1701Third Lieutenant Richard Bray ADM 6/6/74ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 7.2.1703/4First Lieutenant Thomas Miles ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant James Brothers ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant William Faulknor (d.1724/25) ADM 6/6/127ADM 6/66.2.1701/2 - 2.2.1702/3Second Lieutenant William Faulknor (d.1724/25) ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/76.2.1701/2 - 23.3.1702/3Third Lieutenant Robert Harland (1685-1751) ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/73.2.1702/3 - 23.5.1704First Lieutenant William Faulknor (d.1724/25) ADM 6/7/85ADM 6/73.2.1702/3 - 23.5.1704Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Taylor ADM 6/7/88ADM 6/724.3.1702/3 - 23.5.1704Third Lieutenant Robert Costaigne ADM 6/7/110ADM 6/724.5.1704 - 12.9.1707First Lieutenant Nathaniel Taylor ADM 6/8/98
Commission confirmed 5.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.5.1704 - 11.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant Robert Caskins ADM 6/8/101
Commission confirmed 10.10.1704
ADM 6/8
24.5.1704 - 12.2.1705/6Third Lieutenant Daniel Berryman (c.1662-?) ADM 6/8/98
Commission confirmed 5.10.1704
ADM 6/8
12.2.1705/6 - 1.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant Daniel Berryman (c.1662-?) ADM 6/8/230ADM 6/812.2.1705/6 - 21.7.1709Third Lieutenant Anthony Lochard ADM 6/8/229ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
1702Sailed with the Cadiz expeditionBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
1703Took the Privateer Le Phelypeaux (36) after a casuality of 50 killed and woundedref:801
13.11.1703Took the Ship of the Line Le Hasardeux (50) 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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