Nassau

178
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1695BWAS-1603
Launched2.8.1699BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1700B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Constructor Elias WaffeB065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked30.10.1706B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel127' 0"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,080Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel127' 0"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,080 8094Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 500.5 Imperial Pound ( 226.9771 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.3.1699/1700 - 16.7.1701Captain Christopher Myngs ADM 6/6/26BWAS-160326.12.1701 - 13.1.1701/2Captain Thomas Fowlis (d.1703) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/614.1.1701/2 - 28.6.1702Captain George Byng (1663/64-1732/33) ADM 6/6/130BWAS-160329.6.1702 - 15.1.1702/3Captain George Byng (1663/64-1732/33) ADM 6/7/43ADM 6/716.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Captain Francis Dove (d.1724/25) ADM 6/7/80BWAS-160322.12.1705 - 17.11.1706Captain John Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/8/212BWAS-160318.11.1706 - 30.10.1706Captain John Edwards ADM 6/9/18BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1700Vice-Admiral Thomas Hopson (1643-1717)BWAS-1603

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.3.1699/1700 - 14.1.1700/1First Lieutenant Thomas Wilshaw ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/618.3.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Second Lieutenant Edward Dursley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/618.3.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Third Lieutenant John Constable (d.1743) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/626.3.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant Richard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/6/29ADM 6/626.3.1700 - 14.2.1700/1Third Lieutenant Ralph Barrow ADM 6/6/29ADM 6/615.1.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1First Lieutenant John Ward (d.1716/17) ADM 6/6/52ADM 6/618.2.1700/1 - 16.7.1701Third Lieutenant James Hodsall ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 16.7.1701Second Lieutenant John Lock ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant Joseph Taylor (c.1664-?) ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 12.3.1702/3Second Lieutenant Roger Browne ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 14.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant Nathaniel Cooper (c.1667-?) ADM 6/6/129ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 5.9.1705First Lieutenant Humphrey Parker ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/615.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Third Lieutenant John Browning ADM 6/7/78ADM 6/712.3.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Cooper (c.1667-?) ADM 6/7/104ADM 6/76.9.1705 - 19.11.1705First Lieutenant William Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 6/8/192ADM 6/815.1.1705/6 - 30.10.1706Second Lieutenant Nicholas Manley ADM 6/8/222ADM 6/815.1.1705/6 - 7.10.1706Third Lieutenant Richard Harnage ADM 6/8/222ADM 6/84.2.1705/6 - 30.10.1706First Lieutenant Benjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/8/228ADM 6/88.10.1706 - 30.10.1706Third Lieutenant Thomas Lunn ADM 6/9/17ADM 6/9

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.3.1699/1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra Andrew Horseman ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/64.4.1700 - 19.4.1700Midshipman Extra Thomas Fettiplace (d.1712) ADM 6/6/31ADM 6/618.6.1701 - 1701Midshipman Extra Richard Carverth ADM 6/6/104ADM 6/6

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
18.3.1699/1700 - 24.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra Peter Hussey ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/625.4.1703 - 5.4.1704Volunteer-per-order Edward Mathews ADM 107/2/267RNLPC

Service History


DateEventSource
1700Flagship in the BalticBWAS-1603
16.7.1701Paid offADM 51
1703Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
1705In the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
30.10.1706Wrecked on Bembridge Ledge off SpitheadBWAS-1603

 

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