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Nassau

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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 WaffeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1693-1702
B065
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.3.1699/1700 - 16.7.1701Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
ADM 6/6/26
BWAS-1603
26.12.1701 - 13.1.1701/2Captain
Thomas FowlisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/126
ADM 6/6
14.1.1701/2 - 28.6.1702Captain
George ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1703
ADM 6/6/130
BWAS-1603
29.6.1702 - 15.1.1702/3Captain
George ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1703
ADM 6/7/43
ADM 6/7
16.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Captain
Francis DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1725
Transfered ADM 6/7/80
BWAS-1603
22.12.1705 - 17.11.1706Captain
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1715
ADM 6/8/212
BWAS-1603
18.11.1706 - 30.10.1706Captain
John EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/9/18
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1700Vice-Admiral
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
BWAS-1603

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.3.1699/1700 - 14.1.1700/1First Lieutenant
Thomas WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1714
Transfered ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
18.3.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Second Lieutenant
Edward DursleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
Transfered ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
18.3.1699/1700 - 25.3.1700Third Lieutenant
John ConstableBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1743
Transfered ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
26.3.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Richard CanningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1716
ADM 6/6/29
ADM 6/6
26.3.1700 - 14.2.1700/1Third Lieutenant
Ralph BarrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1701
ADM 6/6/29
ADM 6/6
15.1.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1First Lieutenant
John WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/6/52
ADM 6/6
18.2.1700/1 - 16.7.1701Third Lieutenant
James HodsallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1710
ADM 6/6/56
ADM 6/6
8.3.1700/1 - 16.7.1701Second Lieutenant
John LockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant
Joseph TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1715
Transfered ADM 6/6/128
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 12.3.1702/3Second Lieutenant
Roger BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/128
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 14.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant
Nathaniel CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1729
ADM 6/6/129
ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/2 - 5.9.1705First Lieutenant
Humphrey ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1709
ADM 6/6/134
ADM 6/6
15.1.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Third Lieutenant
John BrowningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1726
Transfered ADM 6/7/78
ADM 6/7
12.3.1702/3 - 19.11.1705Second Lieutenant
Nathaniel CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1729
Transfered ADM 6/7/104
ADM 6/7
6.9.1705 - 19.11.1705First Lieutenant
William WeighmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1679-1735
Transfered ADM 6/8/192
ADM 6/8
15.1.1705/6 - 30.10.1706Second Lieutenant
Nicholas ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
ADM 6/8/222
ADM 6/8
15.1.1705/6 - 7.10.1706Third Lieutenant
Richard HarnageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
ADM 6/8/222
ADM 6/8
4.2.1705/6 - 30.10.1706First Lieutenant
Benjamin WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1711
ADM 6/8/228
ADM 6/8
8.10.1706 - 30.10.1706Third Lieutenant
Thomas LunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
ADM 6/9/17
ADM 6/9

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1699/1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
Andrew HorsemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
Transfered ADM 6/6/28
ADM 6/6
4.4.1700 - 19.4.1700Midshipman Extra
Thomas FettiplaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/31
ADM 6/6
18.6.1701 - 1701Midshipman Extra
Richard CarverthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1701
ADM 6/6/104
ADM 6/6

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
18.3.1699/1700 - 24.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
Peter HusseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
Transfered ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
9.1.1700/1 - 2.6.1701Volunteer-per-order
William PooleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1720
Transfered ADM 107/2/139
ADM 107/2
25.4.1703 - 5.4.1704Volunteer-per-order
Edward MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1710
ADM 107/2/267
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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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