Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1700B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorElias WaffeB065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


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 


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

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

1 Flag Officer

1700Vice-AdmiralThomas Hopson (1643-1717)BWAS-1603

19 Commissioned Officers

18.3.1699/1700 - 14.1.1700/1First LieutenantThomas Wilshaw ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/618.3.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Second LieutenantEdward Dursley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/618.3.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Third LieutenantJohn Constable (d.1743) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/626.3.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Second LieutenantRichard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/6/29ADM 6/626.3.1700 - 14.2.1700/1Third LieutenantRalph Barrow ADM 6/6/29ADM 6/615.1.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1First LieutenantJohn Ward (d.1716/17) ADM 6/6/52ADM 6/618.2.1700/1 - 16.7.1701Third LieutenantJames Hodsall ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 16.7.1701Second LieutenantJohn Lock ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 15.1.1701/2First LieutenantJoseph Taylor (c.1664-?) ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 12.3.1702/3Second LieutenantRoger Browne ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 14.1.1702/3Third LieutenantNathaniel Cooper (c.1667-?) ADM 6/6/129ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 5.9.1705First LieutenantHumphrey Parker ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/615.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Third LieutenantJohn Browning ADM 6/7/78ADM 6/712.3.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Second LieutenantNathaniel Cooper (c.1667-?) ADM 6/7/104ADM 6/76.9.1705 - 19.11.1705First LieutenantWilliam Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 6/8/192ADM 6/815.1.1705/6 - 30.10.1706Second LieutenantNicholas Manley ADM 6/8/222ADM 6/815.1.1705/6 - 7.10.1706Third LieutenantRichard Harnage ADM 6/8/222ADM 6/84.2.1705/6 - 30.10.1706First LieutenantBenjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/8/228ADM 6/88.10.1706 - 30.10.1706Third LieutenantThomas Lunn ADM 6/9/17ADM 6/9

3 Warrant Officers

21.3.1699/1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraAndrew Horseman ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/64.4.1700 - 19.4.1700Midshipman ExtraThomas Fettiplace (d.1712) ADM 6/6/31ADM 6/618.6.1701 - 1701Midshipman ExtraRichard Carverth ADM 6/6/104ADM 6/6

2 Petty Officers

18.3.1699/1700 - 24.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraPeter Hussey ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/625.4.1703 - 5.4.1704Volunteer-per-orderEdward Mathews ADM 107/2/267RNLPC

Service History

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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